July 30 virtual event highlights future lunar and deep space missions, the technologies to get there, and U-M’s research contributions to space exploration.
Apollo 15 at 50: A celebration of the all-Michigan crew’s mission and the future of space exploration
FXB Fellow Davoudi’s PhD research could enhance autonomous operation of urban delivery drones
The highly coveted FXB Fellowship is given to exceptional Aerospace Engineering PhD students to support their research on the analysis and design of flight vehicles. Meet recent graduate and FXB Fellow Behdad Davoudi.
Michigan alumnus Wu set to lead Taiwan’s space R&D efforts
His top priority is to design and manufacture Taiwan’s own satellites and rockets.
Michigan on team selected for $15M NASA institute to investigate testing of advanced propulsion concepts
The NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate has selected the Joint Advanced Propulsion Institute (JANUS) to explore high power electric propulsion systems for human exploration. Michigan Aerospace alumnus Mitchell Walker of the Georgia Institute of Technology will be the principal investigator and director. U-M Assistant Professor Benjamin Jorns will serve as co-director.
Celebrating Michigan Aerospace alumna Lily Arcusa and her 17-year career with the US Air Force
Lily Arcusa (BSAE ’03) has worked as an aerospace engineer for the US Air Force since graduating from the University of Michigan. She currently holds the position of Director of Engineering, Presidential and Executive Airlift Directorate, United States Air Force.
Celebrating 102-year old Michigan Aerospace Alum, Robert Dick Richmond (’42)
University of Michigan Aerospace alum Robert Richmond reflected on highlights from his forty-year career as an aerospace engineer.
Congratulations Dr. Artie Mabbett on his new appointment as a Michigan Aerospace Industrial Advisory Board member
Welcome Vice President & Operations Manager of the Leidos Innovations Center and U-M Aerospace Engineering alumnus Dr. Artie Mabbett to the Industrial Advisory Board!
Michigan Aerospace Alumna Jasmine Sadler is a Woman Making History
U-M Aerospace Engineering alumna Jasmine L. Sadler (BSAE ’09) discusses her journey to entrepreneurship and how she’s made an impact in the engineering, business, and education fields by founding The STEAM Collaborative.
Then & Now: Being Black and female in aerospace engineering
The first Black alumna of Michigan Aero (’77) talks with a ’15 graduate about what has and hasn’t changed about being a Black woman in the field.
U-M Aerospace alumnus Aisha Bowe returns to her alma mater Pioneer High School for presentation and Q&A Panel
U-M Aerospace Engineering alumnus Aisha Bowe and current U-M Aerospace students responded to questions about their journey in the STEM field at Pioneer High School Q&A Panel
U-M Aerospace Engineering Alumnus Mitchell Walker Awarded the AIAA 2021 Sustained Service Award
Congratulations Mitchell Walker on receiving the 2021 Sustained Service Award from the AIAA for his lasting contributions to the AIAA and the aerospace industry.
Overcoming turbulence: Black AERO alumnae share insights on MLK panel
‘I couldn’t have seen myself where I am right now,’ says aerodynamicist Jessica Jones on the importance of representation.
Alumnus Brian Justusson awarded the Young Professional Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
U-M Aerospace Engineering congratulates alumnus Brian Justusson (PhD ‘15), Structural Analysis Engineer at Boeing, on winning the 2020 AIAA St. Louis Section Young Professionals Award for his development of structural analytic tools for composite structures.
Alumna Jasmine LeFlore Receives Community Service in Industry Award at the 2020 Women of Color STEM Hybrid Conference
U-M Aerospace Engineering congratulates alumna Jasmine LeFlore (‘15), Senior Special Projects Engineer at Collins Aerospace and co-founder of the nonprofit organization, Greater Than Tech, on winning the Community Service in Industry Award at the 2020 Women of Color STEM Hybrid Conference.
Aerospace Alumna Sara Spangelo announces a milestone for new global communications network company, Swarm.
The Department of Aerospace Engineering congratulates alumna Sara Spangelo (PhD ‘13), co-founder and CEO of Swarm, as she announces that her company is establishing the world’s lowest-cost global communications network for customers in remote locations by using breakthrough satellite and ground hardware technology. On September 2, 2020, Swarm launched its first 12 commercial satellites atop an Arianespace Vega rocket from […]
Dr. Leland Nicolai to receive Aerospace Engineering Alumni Merit Award 2020
Leland Nicolai, distinguished U-M alumnus, is honored by the Michigan Engineering Alumni Board.