Wired Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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.

In the News Thursday, February 18, 2021

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 Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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).

Michigan Daily Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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.

MLive.com Monday, January 11, 2021

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.

Aviation Week Friday, January 8, 2021

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.

MLive.com Tuesday, January 5, 2021

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.

In the News Thursday, December 3, 2020

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.

Aerospace American Monday, November 30, 2020

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.

In the News Friday, November 20, 2020

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?