News Archive

Marco Panesi

Marco Panesi named Caterpillar Faculty Scholar

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 14:39   Faculty member and Director of CHESS
Kai James

Kai James named first Scott R. White AE Faculty Fellow

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 09:09   James has been on the AE faculty since 2015.

New computer program predicts crack initiation in 3D

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 11:54   Method can pinpoint the location and direction of a critical crack in a structure with a single analysis.

Three AE advisers in 2020 top 10

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 14:39   Gerhold, Tran, and Woodard recognized for advising.
Soumendu Bagchi

Magic twist angles of graphene sheets identified

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 10:08   Researchers identified how twisted graphene sheets behave and their stability at different sizes and temperatures.
Illustration of global digital network

Funding to study digital misinformation

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 08:42   MURI project led by Cedric Langbort

New patented invention stabilizes, rotates satellites

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 08:36   Discovery arose from a game created for STEM students to play.
Rajeev Jaiman with wife Preeti, daughter Agrima, and son Panshul

Successful career, flourishing family go hand in hand

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 08:44   Rajeev Jaiman, MS '02 and PhD '07
Alfred Inselberg

Alfred Inselberg, 1936-2019: A life full circle

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 09:42   BS 1958 in aerospace, MS 1959 and PhD 1965 in mathematics
Tia Benson Tolle

Manufacturing Aircraft with Better Ingredients, March 9

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 10:51   Tia Benson Tolle, Dir. of Materials and Fabrication for Boeing Commercial Airplanes will speak on March 9.
Palash Sashittal

Using X-rays and high-speed imaging to examine sprays

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 10:12   Joint project with Iowa State and doctoral student Palash Shashittal from Daniel Bodony's research group.
NASA material ablation test

Electric solid propellant. Can it take the heat?

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 08:33   At high temperatures, the chemistry of the solid propellant changes.
Christine Mehr

Where are they now? Christine Mehr, BS '19

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 08:58   Now a Boeing flight test engineer
Jonathan Freund

Jonathan Freund named AE Department Head

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 10:29   His appointment begins February 16, 2020.
Elena Kamis

Elena Kamis named Knight of St. Patrick

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 13:12   She was selected for her outstanding leadership, excellence in character, and exceptional contribution to the college and its students.
Phillip Ansell

Improving aerodynamics during entire flight, not just takeoff and landing

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 08:50   Testing an alternative to vortex generator vanes
Courtney Leverenz

Leverenz receives 2020 “Brookie” fellowship

Tue, 01/28/2020 - 09:57   She will intern at The Spaceship Company in Mojave, CA.
Illustration of a non-pneumatic tire structure showing the shear layer

Designing a puncture-free tire

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 09:36   Balancing strength with the elasticity for a comfortable, shock-free ride.
Jorge Aranda

Aranda blends coursework with extra-curricular, now career

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 10:30   Jorge Aranda, BS December '19 says, "Find YOUR DBF."
Katie Carroll

Katie Carroll named one of AIAA’s "20 Twenties”

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 08:34   Carroll received a B.S. from Illinois in MAY 2019.