U-M Aerospace’s Strategic Plan
Our vision for the future of Aerospace Engineering
Opinion: five megatrends higher education must address
The University of Michigan’s aerospace engineering department recently completed a strategic review of the changing aerospace landscape and identified five megatrends that will shape the future
Anthony Waas gives 2022 Dryden Research Lecture￼
Aerospace chair gives prestigious AIAA Lecture at the 2022 SciTech Forum
Anthony Waas awarded AIAA Dryden Lectureship
Michigan Aerospace Chair Anthony Waas has been chosen to give the 2022 Dryden Lecture in Research by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).
Undergraduate research team develops [medical drone] UAV despite pandemic restrictions
In spite of research shutdowns due to COVID and subsequent laboratory restrictions, a team of University of Michigan aerospace undergraduate students, under the direction of Department Chair Tony Waas, and Dr. Tim Smith, have designed, built, and are currently testing a prototype UAV for use delivering essential medical supplies to remote communities in Ghana.
Congratulations to Michigan Aerospace Department Chair, Dr. Tony Waas, on being invited to the ASEB Board
U-M Aerospace Engineering Professor Tony Waas is invited onto the National Academies Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. Join us in congratulating him!
Model developed at U-M is adopted in the aerospace and automotive industries
When making and breaking a single prototype airplane component can cost a million dollars, a reliable computer model enables engineers to explore more designs.
Aerospace undergrads develop unmanned VTOL aircraft for delivering medical supplies to rural Ghana
Under the direction of Department Chair Dr. Tony Waas, a group of Michigan Aerospace undergraduates are developing a prototype vertical take-off and landing aircraft to transport medical supplies to remote communities in Ghana.
Anthony Waas awarded ASME Warner T. Koiter medal
Aerospace Department Chair Anthony Waas has received the 2020 American Society of Mechanical Engineers Warner T. Koiter Medal for outstanding contribution and leadership within the field of composite materials mechanics.
Aerospace Department Chair Anthony Waas Elected RAeS Fellow
Aerospace Department Chair Anthony Waas has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.
First AE201 Intro to Eng class taught at Davis Aerospace High School
An AE201 Intro to Engineering class was taught at Davis Aerospace High School by Avin Vijay, a graduate student of Dr. Tony Waas.
Aero 285 Holds “Culture in Careers: Changing the Face of Aerospace” Panel
Aero 285 Holds “Culture in Careers: Changing the Face of Aerospace” Panel featuring Ellen Chang, Dr. Kevin Michaels, Tia Sutton, and Tony Waas.
Michigan Aerospace Wins 2020 AIAA SciTech Awards
Congratulations to the University of Michigan recipients of 2020 AIAA SciTech Forum Awards! Several students along with Professor Tony Waas were honored at this year’s SciTech Forum for their exceptional work and research in Aerospace.
Universities’ crucial role in our spacefaring future
To ensure that our species endures, we must advance space-based technologies and break our interdisciplinary boundaries.
Aerospace Alumni Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Congratulations to Michigan Aerospace Alumni Evan Pineda, recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Davis Aerospace High School students experience Aerospace Engineering at UM
UM Aero continues its partnership with Davis Aerospace High School and hopes to expand its engineering outreach