How planes keep flying after an engine catches fire
Aerospace professor Ella Atkins explains why planes can remain in the air after one of their engines fails.
Aeronautics for the Modern World: The Work of Uma Subramanian
U-M Aerospace alumnus Uma Subramanian has been recognized for her incredible career journey to becoming a CEO and founder of Aero, the company she founded that delivers safe, eco-friendly, premium air travel. Read all about her career in the article below.
NASA Selects Teams for Fourth Round of University Research Projects
Innovations in areas of aeronautical research such as Advanced Air Mobility, electrified aircraft propulsion, and hypersonic flight will be explored by teams of university faculty and students recently selected to participate in NASA’s University Leadership Initiative (ULI).
Alumnae panelists discuss experiences as Black women in aerospace engineering
170 faculty members, U-M students and high school students attended a Martin Luther King Jr. Day virtual panel discussion on Tuesday featuring eight Black University alumnae who are all experts in the field of aerospace engineering.
Violence at U.S. Capitol condemned by University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University officials
University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University officials issued statements Wednesday night condemning violence in the nation’s capital.
Opinion: How White Men Can Help Make Aerospace More Inclusive
Aerospace Engineering alumna Aisha Bowe (BSAE ’08) describes how her mentor at NASA taught her to be proactive in navigating an industry dominated by older white men—and the role that cultural savviness played in her success.
Joe Griffin Eisley, a beloved teacher to his many students, dies at 92
Joe Griffin Eisley spent 14 years as an Associate Dean in the College of Engineering. During this time, he was involved in revising the engineering curriculum and in developing programs to encourage women and minorities to study engineering. His proudest accomplishment at the university, however, was to see so many of his former students succeed in their engineering careers.
SkySpecs – Leader in Wind Energy Operations & Maintenance Solutions – Signs Partnership Agreement with TEPCO Ventures, a subsidiary of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings
SkySpecs, the first company to offer automated inspection of wind turbine blades which was co-founded by UM Aerospace alumni, Danny Ellis, Tony Brady, and Ben Marchionna, signed a partnership agreement with TEPCO Ventures to deliver SkySpecs’ solutions to the Japanese market.
Modeling structural strength
Antohony Waas, the Richard A Auhll Department Chair of Aerospace Engineering and Felix W Pawlowski Collegiate Professor of Aerospace Engineering, is featured in Aerospace America.
Has COVID-19 changed the aerospace industry forever?
A remark by Dr. Carlos Cesnik, the director of the Airbus-University of Michigan Center for Aero-Servo-Elasticity of Very Flexible Aircraft, sparks a discussion at New Atlas about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on not just society as a whole, but especially on the aerospace industry. Will it survive the virus and efforts to combat it? What will the post-COVID aerospace sector look like?