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The faculty, students, and staff of the University of Michigan Department of Aerospace Engineering are committed to a department culture that supports and celebrates each of our members in their studies and their work. We know that excellence and diversity go hand-in-hand. Only with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff – diversity of race, gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, skin color, socioeconomic status, physical and mental challenges faced – can Michigan Aero be the leaders and best.
U-M Aerospace Engineering MLK DAY Overcoming Turbulence: Trials and Triumphs of Black Women in Aero
RECENT DEI NEWS
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
Michigan Aerospace senior Kara Vanderwest has been honored by the Women in Aeronautics and Astronautics (WAA) with the WAA Champion Award
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.
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
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.
Michigan Aerospace undergraduate Catherine Philpott receives the Arlen R. Hellwarth Prize from the College of 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.
Catherine Philpott Shares How the Michigan Aerospace Women in Aeronautics and Astronautics (WAA) Student Organization Impacted Her Aerospace Journey
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
As Prince Kuevor wraps up his 10 years as a student at U-M, he reflects on the challenges he overcame as a Black student in Aerospace and the contributions he’s made to better inclusion in the community for the students who come after him.