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U-M Aero alum runs for Michigan governor

Aerospace alum Senator Patrick Colbeck has announced his candidacy for Michigan governor.

Remembering Mary Golda Ross

She was a brilliant mathematician, Space Race trailblazer, first female and only Native American engineer at Lockheed Aircraft Corporation.

Kaelan Oldani: Shooting for the stars

Kaelan Oldani, AERO undergraduate, grew up aspiring to become an astronaut, encouraged by a large family of engineers that have helped her discover a love of engineering at school.

Growing STEM

In 2013, alumna Aisha Bowe co-founded STEMBoard, a technology company. STEMBoard’s goal is to help historically underrepresented youth play a role in designing tomorrow’s technologies.

Carlos Cesnik appointed Director of AIAA Aerospace Design and Structures Group

Aerospace Engineering Professor Carlos Cesnik has been appointed for a one-year term as the Director of the AIAA Aerospace Design and Structures Group (ADSG).

New U-M Robotics Building named in honor of Ford Motor Company gift

The gift will accelerate construction.

Katie Reichl: Making airplanes safer

Doctoral student Katie Reichl is working to make the safest and most efficient aircraft by reducing vibration issues.

Phillip Hargrove: Diving into satellite design

Graduate student Phillip Hargrove is simplifying the complex calculations needed for satellite mission design.

M250 engine to join hardware on-display in FXB atrium

At the AIAA Region III Student Conference on April 1, a new addition to the François Xavier Bagnoud atrium was unveiled: a Rolls-Royce M250 Engine.

“Rediscovered” engine for more efficient power plants

U-M led research on the rotating detonation engine in the 1960s–then the US abandoned the design. Now it returns.