Forbes Monday, July 22, 2019

Four ways Apollo 11 paved the way for the internet economy

AERO professor Ella Atkins explains how Apollo expedited the development of satellite communications.

The Atlantic Monday, July 22, 2019

Your Smart Toaster Can’t Hold a Candle to the Apollo Computer

Despite what everyone says about the power of modern devices, they’re nowhere near as capable as the landmark early NASA system designed by a 350-person team led by Margaret Hamilton.

In the News Tuesday, July 16, 2019

How Apollo 11 influenced modern computer software and hardware

AERO professor Ella Atkins explains how Apollo 11 led to advances that drove aviation innovation.

The Wall Street Journal Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Moon-landing technology may help new transportation take flight

Ella Atkins, professor of aerospace engineering, explains how innovations during the Apollo program led to some of the most significant developments for aerospace.

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Luncheon speaker to focus on U-M’s space endeavors

Alec D. Gallimore, the Robert J. Vlasic dean of engineering at Michigan, will give a presentation on Michigan’s space endeavors during a special presentation at noon on Monday, July 15, at the Petoskey-Bay View Country Club.

Business Insider Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Trump says he’s had ‘one very brief meeting’ about UFOs but remains skeptical

Aerospace Professor Iain Boyd’s op-ed explaining new UFO reporting protocols by the Navy are cited by Business Insider.

Black Engineer Monday, May 13, 2019

Four Engineers graduate with PhDs from University of Michigan

On Friday, four engineers, including the first black woman to earn a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences at the University of Michigan, graduated from Michigan Engineering.

In the News Wednesday, May 1, 2019

An Engineering School With Half of Its Leadership Female? How Did That Happen?

Alec Gallimore, Dean of Engineering, shares the CoE’s path to filling half of the top leadership positions at the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering with women on The Chronicle.

The Conversation Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The race to develop hypersonic weapons and how the US may defend against them

Iain Boyd, AE Professor, writes about the race to develop hypersonic weapons and gives his take on the need for a good hypersonic weapon defense system all on The Conversation.

Wired Monday, April 22, 2019

Kitty Hawk, flying cars, and the challenges of ‘going 3D’

AERO professor Ella Atkins discusses the FAA’s capability to keep up with autonomous aviation safety regulations.