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.
FXB Fellow Davoudi’s PhD research could enhance autonomous operation of urban delivery drones
Michigan Vertical Flight Technology takes 1st in the Inaugural VFS DBVF Competition
Michigan Vertical Flight Technology, a student team centered around building VTOL aircraft, took first place in the Vertical Flight Society’s first annual Design-Build-Vertical Flight Competition.
Congratulations MACH on placing first in the AIAA Design, Build, Fly Competition for their Design Report
U-M Aerospace student project team MACH won first place in the International American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Design, Build, and Fly Competition in the design report phase.
Congratulations Michigan Aerospace student Radhika Khosla on receiving the WAA Academic, Team Building and Service Award!
Michigan Aerospace sophomore Radhika Khosla has been honored by the Women in Aeronautics and Astronautics (WAA) with the WAA Academic, Team Building and Service Award
Congratulations Michigan Aerospace senior Kara Vanderwest on receiving the WAA Champion Award!
Michigan Aerospace senior Kara Vanderwest has been honored by the Women in Aeronautics and Astronautics (WAA) with the WAA Champion Award
Congratulations Michigan Aerospace PhD student, Christina Harvey, on being awarded a Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship!
Third year Michigan Aerospace PhD student, Christina Harvey, has been awarded a Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship to conduct research in the 2020–2021 academic year.
Michigan Aerospace instructional aide, Maia Herrington Awarded the 2021 Charles F. Barth, Jr. Prize
Congratulations U-M Aerospace Engineering instructional aide and undergraduate student, Maia Herrington on being awarded the 2021 Charles F. Barth, Jr. Prize!
Michigan Aerospace Outreach Football Video
Three Michigan Engineering undergraduate students explain the aerodynamics of football in the 2021 U-M Aerospace Engineering Outreach YouTube video.
Michigan Aerospace student Joshua Anibal awarded the Rackham Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award
Congratulations U-M Aerospace Engineering PhD student Joshua Anibal on receiving a 2021 Outstanding GSI Award for his teaching in AEROSP 481 Aircraft Design.
Undergraduate research team develops [medical drone] UAV despite pandemic restrictions
In spite of research shutdowns due to COVID and subsequent laboratory restrictions, a team of University of Michigan aerospace undergraduate students, under the direction of Department Chair Tony Waas, and Dr. Tim Smith, have designed, built, and are currently testing a prototype UAV for use delivering essential medical supplies to remote communities in Ghana.
Avin Vijay receives the 2021 Aerospace Outreach Champion Award
Congratulations, Avin Vijay, on receiving the 2021 Aerospace Outreach Champion Award! Avin won the individual award for his efforts to inspire students to pursue STEM career fields with the Aerospace Teaching Academy
Michigan Aerospace PhD student Kunal Garg receives the Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize for distinguished academic achievement
Congratulations Kunal Garg on being honored with the 2021 Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement!
Congratulations Catherine Philpott on Receiving the Arlen R. Hellwarth Prize!
Michigan Aerospace undergraduate Catherine Philpott receives the Arlen R. Hellwarth Prize from the College of Engineering.
Parker Trombley’s student team wins 1st-place in the Vertical Flight Society’s Design-Build-Vertical Flight student competition
U-M Aerospace Engineering undergraduate student, Parker Trombley, discusses how he and his team, Michigan Vertical Flight Technology, started the Vertical Flight Society’s Design-Build-Vertical Flight student competition and won 1st-place in the first round of judging.
Air Serv and University of Michigan Partner to Improve Aerial Support in Humanitarian Aid
This is the first collaboration for Air Serv International, one of the world’s leading aviation service providers for humanitarian missions, and the University of Michigan’s Aerospace department, the fourth ranked undergraduate aerospace engineering program in the country.
First-year U-M Aerospace Engineering PhD candidate, Alasdair Gray, Awarded the prestigious Jefferson Goblet Award
Alasdair Gray was awarded the Jefferson Goblet Best Student Paper Award from the 2021 AIAA SciTech Conference for his paper discussing aerostructural optimization models in the computational framework MACH