Sigma Gamma Tau has named Luis Bernal, professor of Aerospace Engineering, as the recipient of the 2021 Silver Shaft Award.
The late Professor Luis Bernal receives the 2021 Silver Shaft Award
Anouck Girard promoted to full professor
Anouck Girard of the U-M Department of Aerospace Engineering is promoted to full professor with tenure.
Chris Fidkowski promoted to full professor
Chris Fidkowski of the U-M Department of Aerospace Engineering is promoted to full professor with tenure.
Anthony Waas awarded AIAA Dryden Lectureship
Michigan Aerospace Chair Anthony Waas has been chosen to give the 2022 Dryden Lecture in Research by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).
Testing advanced space engines here on Earth
U-M is a member of a new $15M institute to improve physics-based modeling of advanced thrusters for human space exploration.
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.
In Memoriam—Luis Bernal
The Department of Aerospace Engineering acknowledges with profound sadness the death of Professor Luis Bernal who died on April 7, 2021 at the age of 71. He made lasting contributions to the aerospace curriculum.
Congratulations U-M Aerospace Engineering professor Mirko Gamba on receiving the Ted Kennedy Family Faculty Team Excellence Award for 2020-2021
U-M Aerospace Engineering professor Mirko Gamba and his fellow researchers on the N95 Reprocessing Team have been honored with the Ted Kennedy Family Faculty Team Excellence Award for 2020-2021 by the College of Engineering Honors and Awards Committee
Congratulations to Michigan Aerospace Assistant Professor Benjamin Jorns on receiving the AIAA Lawrence Sperry Award
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has awarded U-M Aerospace Assistant Professor Benjamin Jorns with the prestigious Lawrence Sperry Award at the 2021 AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala
Opinion: How To Achieve Diverse And Inclusive Advanced Air Mobility
University of Michigan Aerospace Professor Ella Atkins proposes migration to autonomous cloud-based data management systems capable of coordinating flight plans as the solution to implementing AAM safely.
Joaquim Martins pioneers high-fidelity simulations that bring together multiple disciplines. Recently incorporated into NASA’s open-source software, and being considered for adoption by aircraft manufacturers, the approach has the potential to change the game in aircraft design and other engineering systems.
Congratulations to Michigan Aerospace Department Chair, Dr. Tony Waas, on being invited to the ASEB Board
U-M Aerospace Engineering Professor Tony Waas is invited onto the National Academies Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. Join us in congratulating him!
New U-M Aerospace Engineering Professor Vasileios Tzoumas Received Best Paper Award in Robot Vision
New U-M Aerospace Engineering Professor Awarded ICRA Best Paper Award in Robot Vision for research paper written during his career at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Congratulations George Halow on receiving the 2020 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Impact Award
The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Impact award was established in 2020 to recognize faculty who have made significant contributions to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion in the Department of Aerospace Engineering.
Model developed at U-M is adopted in the aerospace and automotive industries
When making and breaking a single prototype airplane component can cost a million dollars, a reliable computer model enables engineers to explore more designs.
Professor Cesnik selected to participate in NASA’s University Leadership Initiative to advance hypersonic flight
U-M Aerospace congratulates Professor Cesnik on being selected to work for NASA’s University Leadership Initiative.