AIP Publishing Awards 2020 Ronald C. Davidson Award to John Foster
Aerospace Engineering and Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences Professor John Foster’s paper, “Plasma-based water purification: Challenges and prospects for the future,” among most highly cited, most highly downloaded articles from Physics of Plasmas
Being The ‘Only’ Woman Isn’t Enough: 200 Companies Commit To Diversity In Aerospace And Aviation
NASA has announced the intention to land the first woman on the surface of the moon in 2024 with its Artemis program.
Propeller influence on the aeroelastic stability of High-Altitude Long Endurance aircraft
Professor Carlos Cesnik from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan investigated the impact of propeller effects on the aeroelastic stability of very flexible aircraft.
3-2-1…blast off! COE students use ARC-TS HPC clusters for rocket design
The Michigan Aeronautical Science Association (MASA) is a student-run engineering team at U-M that has been designing, building, and launching rockets since its inception in 2003. The MASA team has been working with the ARC-TS and the Great Lakes High-Performance Computing Clusters to rapidly iterate simulations. What previously took six hours on another cluster, takes 15 minutes on Great Lakes.
Realizing the dream of rotating detonation engines through an OLCF, NETL, GE, and University Of Michigan collaboration
UM professor of Aerospace Engineering Venkat Raman has tapped the nation’s most powerful supercomputer for open science, Summit, to execute combustion simulations with unprecedented fidelity and speed for this new engine.
Humans take a step closer to ‘flying cars’
Professor of Aerospace Engineering Ella Atkins tells New York Times that eVTOL machines will have mixed applications, being more efficient than helicopters but less efficient than cars.
Drones Could Be Future Of Campus Cleaning
Aerospace Engineering Professor and IEEE senior member, Ella Atkins says there are “real possibilities” that drones could drop fast-drying solution as they’re flown in pattern over tables and chairs.
Gov. Whitmer announces ‘first-of-its-kind’ corridor connecting Detroit, Ann Arbor
The “first-of-its-kind” road will connect locations along Michigan Avenue and Interstate 94 such as the University of Michigan, Detroit Metropolitan Airport and Michigan Central Station.
Clean sweep: how sanitization drones can improve campus safety
Aerospace Professor Ella Atkins tells EdTech University of Michigan is using UAVs to sanitize surfaces on campus.
Clean Sweep: How Sanitization Drones Can Improve Campus Safety
On a post-pandemic campus, could drones hold the key to sanitation? Aerospace Engineering Professor Ella Atkins envisions a school using UAVs to clean learning spaces.