Carlos Cesnik is recognized for contributions to organization’s leadership, technical conferences, and journals.
Aerospace engineering professor to receive 2022 AIAA Sustained Service Award
Two U-M Aerospace Engineering faculty elected 2022 AIAA Associate Fellows
Professors Veera Sundararaghavan and Mirko Gamba were elected to the grade of Associate Fellow-Class of 2022.
New Aerospace Engineering faculty member focuses on engineering education research
Assistant Professor Aaron Johnson studies how students learn and ways faculty instruction can support students’ career launch.
Michigan professor’s new textbook advances design optimization field
Joaquim Martins’ Engineering Design Optimization book to educate students in how design optimization can replace conventional iterative design processes.
New edition of Inman’s Engineering Vibration textbook released
Best-selling book in its field has shaped the education of thousands of students worldwide
Opinion: Future aerospace enterprises will demand more advanced modeling and simulation
U-M Aerospace Engineering Professor Venkat Raman advocates for more versatile and powerful modeling tools to meet computational demands of next-generation aircraft design.
Jorns’ predictive Hall thruster model research receives Best Paper award
The data-driven approach to developing better predictive models will result in faster and higher-fidelity engineering models for advanced rocket propulsion systems.
The late Professor Luis Bernal receives the 2021 Silver Shaft Award
Sigma Gamma Tau has named Luis Bernal, professor of Aerospace Engineering, as the recipient of 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