some of the graduate students and faculty

2019 AE awards banquet recognizes excellence

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:00   At the annual awards banquet, the Department of Aerospace Engineering recognized faculty, staff, and students.
SASSI2 with team in Talbot clean room

Student CubeSat SASSI2 launches today, gathers data for hard science

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 09:00   SASSI2, CubeSat designed, built, and tested by undergrads launches today.
study abroad participants holding up an airplane wing

Brazil bound

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 15:00   In mid-May, 13 undergraduate students in the AE Dept. will travel to Brazil for a 12-day, short-term study abroad experience.
Elliott in the lab with students

Greg Elliott to receive campus teaching award

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 10:45   Elliott joined the faculty in 2003 and is currently serving as the interim department head.
Elias Waddington

Where are they now? -- Elias Waddington, '17

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 08:45   Operating a drone, this AE alum helped a SWAT team defuse an armed standoff.
Standing at the foot of Fermilab’s bubble chamber from left to right: Dave Stier (holding his two children), Nick Kopriva, Rachel Di Bartolomeo, Jenna Commisso, Murphy Stratton, Steve Harris, Calvin Field, Rick Eason, Stephanie Timpone, Logan Power, Michael Lembeck, Michael Harrigan, Dillon Hammond, and Avinash Rao.

CubeSat presentation at Fermilab

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 12:00   LASSI team presented preliminary design concepts at Fermilab.
Artist's drawing of the new Talbot expansion

Construction has begun on Talbot Laboratory

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 15:00   Pardon our dust. Talbot Lab is growing.
jet landing at an airport

Study examines commercial hybrid-electric aircraft, reduced carbon emissions

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 10:00   The study compared the relative CO2 emissions produced per kilowatt-hour for each individual state across the United States.
Larry Howell

AE alumnus Larry Howell to receive College of Engineering award

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:45   .Howell holds 3 AE degrees: B.S. ’66, M.S. ’68, Ph.D. ’71
Polette Centellas

Centellas wins technical "elevator speech" challenge

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 08:45   Polette Centellas wins JEC World Composites Challenge
Vigor Yang

Vigor Yang speaker for first Midwest Distinguished Aerospace Lecture Series

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 15:30   Yang will lecture at four locations in the Midwest beginning Monday, April 22 at 4 p.m. at U of I.
Alma Mater wearing cap and gown

Where are they now?

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 11:00   Checking in with AE alumni Samantha McCue BS '13 and Gabe Rogers BS '96/MS '97
Brooke Owens logo

Kamis and Pfister named 2019 “Brookies”

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 09:45   Two AE juniors are in the Brooke Owens Fellowship Class of 2019.
George K. Muellner

AE Alumnus George K. Muellner, 1943-2019: In Memoriam

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:00   AE Alumnus George K. Muellner, B.S., '67, passed away on Feb. 11. He was 75.
Artist’s illustration of a spacecraft using retropropulsion to steer. Courtesy of NASA.

Developing a flight strategy to land heavier vehicles on Mars

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 08:45   Recent study identifies control strategies to maximize mass when landing on Mars.
Katie Carroll and Sara Dopico

Two AE students named Knights of St. Patrick

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 12:45   Katherine “Katie” Carroll and Sara Legg Dopico are two of the 2019 Knights of St. Patrick.
Engineering Hall

Geubelle appointed to position in College of Engineering administration

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 14:15   Philippe Geubelle named Executive Associate Dean for the College of Engineering.

Where are they now? AE Alumni Catherine Kuersten, '09 and Grant Kramer, '16

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 15:00   AE alumni go on to diverse careers and experiences. Recently we caught up with two fairly recent alums.
gull landing on a stone wall

Understanding dynamic stall at high speeds

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 08:45   AE researchers took a deep dive into the physics of dynamic stall so that it can be used beneficially and reliably by aircraft.
GPS in a car

Research to detect GPS spoofing

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 15:45   Authenticating GPS signals to spot spoofing