News Stories

Yuting Ng and Assistant Prof. Grace Gao
Graduate student Yuting Ng's development of GPS technique to offset disruptions wins Best Paper Award.
2016 student awards
Outstanding AE students were recognized in the spring Awards Banquet.
In a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional effort, AE will guide the development of three NASA-funded CubeSat missions.
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The scientific method works in almost all situations says 2016 AE Distinguished Alumni Award winner Laura Bogusch.
Gina Miller
AE 2016 Outstanding Recent Alumni Award winner Gina Miller believes meeting personal committments is key to a successful career.
Jeremy Alonso
Jeremy Alonso, AE 2016 Outstanding Recent Alumni Awardee, stresses the importance of good communication in working relationships.
Cable-Controlled Aeroshell Deceleration System (CCADS) concept
A team of undergrads learned quickly about space vehicle entry, descent, and landing to win NASA's BIG Idea Challenge.
Jim Mocarski
The advice AE 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award winner Jim Mocarski has for students: Listen to your customers.
Alex Kosmala
Solving complex problems can be rewarding, says 2016 AE Distinguished Alumni Award winner Alex Kosmala.
Blimp competition
Several AE students earned prizes at the recent AIAA Region III Conference on the Urbana campus.
An ISS team will be traveling to the NASA Neutral Buoyancy Lab to test a rock-chipping tool for space missions.
Antony Jameson
Professor Antony Jameson, a Fellow of the United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Engineering and a Foreign Member of the NAE, will present the...
Student working at a computer
Registration for AE's summer online MS courses starts April 13!
Tim Bretl
Tim Bretl is becoming one of the most highly honored teachers in Aerospace Engineering at Illinois.
CubeSat graphic
Students in the CubeSat course become part of a real space mission.
Sacramento Kings arena construction
Associate Prof. Tim Bretl is helping to develop the award-winning drone monitoring system used with construction of the Sacramento Kings...
Caite McCarthy
Caite McCarthy's leadership skills are being lauded with a couple of College of Engineering honors.
AE 483 video project
Prof. Grace Gao motivates AE 483 students by inviting industry reps to view final project videos.
Scott White
Prof. Scott White is honored with Engineering at Illinois' most prestigious faculty award.
Marco Panesi research graphic
Assistant Prof. Marco Panesi's work in high-temperature computational aerothermodynamics gains the College of Engineering's...


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