8 industry leaders join to help shape the future of aerospace at the University of Michigan
Michigan Aerospace welcomes new members to the Industry Advisory Board
Electric planes are coming
Short-hop regional flights could be running on batteries in a few years
Reframing Michigan’s Aeronautical Past
Aviation Artifacts Rescued
New course offering on Engineering Considerations and Research for Supporting Human Spaceflight
An engineering collaboration offers a new course focusing on space engineering
Max Z. Li wins two best paper awards
The International Conference on Research in Air Transportation awarded Li Best Paper for Network Management and UAS/UAM/AAM
Trudy Kortes on the power of public speaking, space technology, and a long commute￼
Alum and IAB member leads NASA technology demonstration program
What makes a champion?
MRover participants on their team, their national victory, and building a community
Raman awarded DoD MURI funding for detonations research
Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative funding examines a new generation of propulsion systems based on sustained detonations
Reducing the need for hypersonic tunnel testing
Venkat Raman’s new research center offers a new future for hypersonic vehicles
The Air Force Center of Excellence: Developing ROMS and digital twins for complex systems with accuracy
Their research ensures accuracy, scalability, and stability along with reduced development time and substantial cost savings for complex system design.
Morphable Aerial Drones: Building Simulators and Hardware
University of Michigan researcher Vasileios Tzoumas is using his aerospace engineering and science expertise to mentor students from Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program to develop the next generation of drone technology.
Avian secret: The key to agile bird flight is switching quickly between stable and unstable gliding
The finding could have implications for future agile autonomous aerial vehicles.
Anthony Waas gives 2022 Dryden Research Lecture￼
Aerospace chair gives prestigious AIAA Lecture at the 2022 SciTech Forum
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.
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.
Aerospace undergrads develop unmanned VTOL aircraft for delivering medical supplies to rural Ghana
Under the direction of Department Chair Dr. Tony Waas, a group of Michigan Aerospace undergraduates are developing a prototype vertical take-off and landing aircraft to transport medical supplies to remote communities in Ghana.