Four ways Apollo 11 paved the way for the internet economy
AERO professor Ella Atkins explains how Apollo expedited the development of satellite communications.
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.
How Apollo 11 influenced modern computer software and hardware
AERO professor Ella Atkins explains how Apollo 11 led to advances that drove aviation innovation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.