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Jonathan Freund
AE Prof. Jonathan Freund has been honored with the Campus Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award
Erik Kroeker
AE alumnus Erik Kroeker credits his grandmother for fueling his dream to be a Canadian astronaut.
2017 advising awards
Laura Gerhold and Grace Gao have been regonized with the 2017 Engineering Council Outstanding Advising Award.
Greg Milner in the AE Research Laboratory Shop
AE Research Laboratory Shop Supervisor Greg Milner wins the University of Illinois Chancellor's Distinguished Staff Award.
AeroGSAC has been initiating many activities to benefit AE graduate students.
Grace Gao and her research group
Assistant Prof. Grace Gao has been selected for the College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research.
H.S. Stillwell
Bruce Goodwin, LLNL National Security Policy Research Associate Director, will present the Stillwell Memorial Lecture April 24.
Huck Beng Chew _ Dean's Award for Excellence in Research
Using multi-scale modeling to understand small-scale material structure failures, Huck Beng Chew gains the Dean's Award for Research.
Braven Leung: 20 outstanding students emerging as aerospace leaders
AE alum Braven Leung has been named among 20 emerging aerospace leaders in the United States.
P. Barry Butler
Alumnus P. Barry Butler becomes president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
airline network
New researcher Huy Tran brings resilient engineering systems expertise to AE.
Grace Gao and her research group
Named a new CAS Beckman Fellow, Assistant Prof. Grace Gao will work on optimizing GPS for unmanned aerial vehicles used in urban settings.
Science Robotics cover February 2017
Engineers create demonstration of self-contained autonomous flight by mimicking morphological properties of flexible bat wings.
Jonathan Freund
AE Prof. Jonathan Freund has been invested as a Donald Biggar Willett Professor of Engineering
John Lambros research graphic
John Lambros earns his second SEM Hetényi Award while gaining SEM's Theorcaris Award for career work in optical methods and...
Dan Bodony
To quiet jet noise, AE Associate Prof. Dan Bodony models engine airflow on XSEDE supercomputers.
Jason Patrick, Jeff Moore, Nancy Sottos, Scott White, Maxwell Robb
In a sweeping perspective article published in Nature, Scott White and his AMS collaborators review the field of autonomous polymers and...
Artist's concept of the Talbot Laboratory addition
Aerospace Engineering will honor astronaut Steve Nagel as part of an expansion for new composites and nano-satellite laboratories.
Booker T. Washington STEM night
It's the job of the Illini Aerospace Outreach student group to get the word out about aerospace engineering.


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