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Student group launches rocket 36,000 feet; gains grant for building liquid fueled rocket engine

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 19:00   By launching a rocket 36,000 feet, the Student Space Systems group is gaining on an ultimate goal of a "space shot."
Prof. Craig Dutton

Dutton selected for campus Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 19:00   Campus has recognized Craig Dutton's stellar efforts in mentoring junior faculty.
Assistant Prof. Grace Gao

Gao wins AIAA Illinois Teacher of the Year Award

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 19:00   Assistant Prof. Grace Gao's optimism and approachability leads students to choose her for the Teacher of the Year Award.
Yuting Ng and Assistant Prof. Grace Gao

AE graduate student wins Best Paper Award for novel implementation of Direct GPS Positioning

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 19:00   Graduate student Yuting Ng's development of GPS technique to offset disruptions wins Best Paper Award.
2016 student awards

AE celebrates student excellence

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:00   Outstanding AE students were recognized in the spring Awards Banquet.

Illinois wins NASA awards for three CubeSat missions

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 19:00   In a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional effort, AE will guide the development of three NASA-funded CubeSat missions.
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Trust the scientific method

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 19:00   The scientific method works in almost all situations says 2016 AE Distinguished Alumni Award winner Laura Bogusch.
Gina Miller

Meeting personal commitments is key!

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:00   AE 2016 Outstanding Recent Alumni Award winner Gina Miller believes meeting personal committments is key to a successful career.
Jeremy Alonso

How you say it is as important as what you say

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:00   Jeremy Alonso, AE 2016 Outstanding Recent Alumni Awardee, stresses the importance of good communication in working relationships.
Cable-Controlled Aeroshell Deceleration System (CCADS) concept

AE Team Takes First Place in NASA BIG Idea Challenge

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 19:00   A team of undergrads learned quickly about space vehicle entry, descent, and landing to win NASA's BIG Idea Challenge.
Alex Kosmala

Satisfaction comes from solving complex problems

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 19:00   Solving complex problems can be rewarding, says 2016 AE Distinguished Alumni Award winner Alex Kosmala.
Jim Mocarski

Listen to your customers

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 19:00   The advice AE 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award winner Jim Mocarski has for students: Listen to your customers.

ISS team creates asteroid rock-chipping tool as part of Micro-g NeXT Challenge

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 19:00   An ISS team will be traveling to the NASA Neutral Buoyancy Lab to test a rock-chipping tool for space missions.
Blimp competition

AIAA at Illinois hosts successful regional Conference; achieves largest turnout in history

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 19:00   Several AE students earned prizes at the recent AIAA Region III Conference on the Urbana campus.
Antony Jameson

Stillwell Lecture features Antony Jameson, expert in aerodynamics and aerodynamic design

Thu, 03/31/2016 - 19:00   Professor Antony Jameson, a Fellow of the United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Engineering and a Foreign Member of the NAE, will present the 2016 Stillwell Lecture.
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Elevate your career with AE online summer courses

Mon, 03/28/2016 - 19:00   Registration for AE's summer online MS courses starts April 13!
Tim Bretl

Bretl wins College’s Rose, Everitt awards for teaching excellence

Sun, 03/27/2016 - 19:00   Tim Bretl is becoming one of the most highly honored teachers in Aerospace Engineering at Illinois.
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Thu, 03/17/2016 - 19:00   Students in the CubeSat course become part of a real space mission.
Sacramento Kings arena construction

Illinois drone monitoring system used in Sacramento Kings arena construction

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 19:00   Associate Prof. Tim Bretl is helping to develop the award-winning drone monitoring system used with construction of the Sacramento Kings arena.
Caite McCarthy

AE Senior Caite McCarthy selected as Knight of St. Pat, Wakeland Award winner

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 18:00   Caite McCarthy's leadership skills are being lauded with a couple of College of Engineering honors.