Mars InSight’s escorts: Michigan Engineers built first deep-space CubeSats
The MarCO mission opens new space exploration opportunities that aren’t possible with large, expensive probes.
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‘2001: A Space Odyssey:’ From science fiction to science fact
As part of a celebration of the film’s 50th anniversary, leading researchers discussed artificial intelligence and deep space travel.
Anthony Waas named new chair of the Department of Aerospace Engineering
Anthony Waas has been named the new chair of the Department of Aerospace Engineering, effective September 1, 2018. Waas returns to U-M AE after completing a four year term as University of Washington’s Aeronautics and Astronautics department chair.
Professor Ella Atkins selected as editor-in-chief of Journal of Aerospace Information Systems
Congratulations to U-M Aerospace Professor Ella Atkins for her appointment as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Aerospace Information Systems!
PhD students win 1st and 2nd place in AIAA Aviation’s MDO Student Paper Competition
Congratulations to Anil Yildirim and Sicheng He, PhD students in the MDO Lab who won 1st and 2nd place in AIAA Aviation’s MDO Student Paper Competition!
Aerospace faculty receives NSF grant for UAS traffic research
Congratulations to research faculty member Dr. Hossein Rastgoftar and Prof. Ella Atkins on their new NSF grant!
MASA wins first place in Phase One of Base 11 Space Challenge
Congratulations to MASA, winner of the Best Preliminary Design award in Phase One of the Base 11 Space Challenge!
MXL sends twin CubeSats on Falcon Heavy’s third launch
The Tandem Beacon Experiment (TBEx), a twin pair of CubeSats will accompany other research payloads in the June 24th night launch.
MRacing Wins 4th Place Overall at Formula SAE Michigan
The University of Michigan’s Formula SAE team takes home 4th overall at Michigan International Speedway
Aerospace Professor Iain Boyd wins 2018 AIAA Thermophysics Best Paper award
Congratulations to Aerospace Professor Iain Boyd, winner of the 2018 AIAA Thermophysics Best Paper Award!
Aerospace Professor Anouck Girard wins CoE Claudia Alexander Trailblazer award
Congratulations to Associate Professor Anouck Girard, recipient of the CoE Claudia Alexander Trailblazer award at the 2019 Willie Hobbs Moore Luncheon!
Aero MSE students Smrithi Keerthivarman and Manuel Lanchares Prieto win Martin & Anne Sichel Award
Congratulations to Smrithi Keerthivarman and Manuel Lanchares Prieto on the Martin & Anne Sichel Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Aerospace Engineering Master’s Program!
Carlos E. Cesnik named Clarence L. “Kelly” Johnson Collegiate Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Congratulations to Carlos E. Cesnik, 2019-2024 Clarence L. “Kelly” Johnson Collegiate Professor of Aerospace Engineering