U-M Aerospace student project team MACH won first place in the International American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Design, Build, and Fly Competition in the design report phase.
Honors and Awards
Congratulations MACH on placing first in the AIAA Design, Build, Fly Competition for their Design Report
Congratulations Michigan Aerospace student Radhika Khosla on receiving the WAA Academic, Team Building and Service Award!
Michigan Aerospace sophomore Radhika Khosla has been honored by the Women in Aeronautics and Astronautics (WAA) with the WAA Academic, Team Building and Service Award
Congratulations Michigan Aerospace senior Kara Vanderwest on receiving the WAA Champion Award!
Michigan Aerospace senior Kara Vanderwest has been honored by the Women in Aeronautics and Astronautics (WAA) with the WAA Champion Award
Michigan on team selected for $15M NASA institute to investigate testing of advanced propulsion concepts
The NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate has selected the Joint Advanced Propulsion Institute (JANUS) to explore high power electric propulsion systems for human exploration. Michigan Aerospace alumnus Mitchell Walker of the Georgia Institute of Technology will be the principal investigator and director. U-M Assistant Professor Benjamin Jorns will serve as co-director.
Congratulations Michigan Aerospace PhD student, Christina Harvey, on being awarded a Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship!
Third year Michigan Aerospace PhD student, Christina Harvey, has been awarded a Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship to conduct research in the 2020–2021 academic year.
Celebrating Michigan Aerospace alumna Lily Arcusa and her 17-year career with the US Air Force
Lily Arcusa (BSAE ’03) has worked as an aerospace engineer for the US Air Force since graduating from the University of Michigan. She currently holds the position of Director of Engineering, Presidential and Executive Airlift Directorate, United States Air Force.
Michigan Aerospace instructional aide, Maia Herrington Awarded the 2021 Charles F. Barth, Jr. Prize
Congratulations U-M Aerospace Engineering instructional aide and undergraduate student, Maia Herrington on being awarded the 2021 Charles F. Barth, Jr. Prize!
Michigan Aerospace student Joshua Anibal awarded the Rackham Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award
Congratulations U-M Aerospace Engineering PhD student Joshua Anibal on receiving a 2021 Outstanding GSI Award for his teaching in AEROSP 481 Aircraft Design.
Congratulations U-M Aerospace Engineering professor Mirko Gamba on receiving the Ted Kennedy Family Faculty Team Excellence Award for 2020-2021
U-M Aerospace Engineering professor Mirko Gamba and his fellow researchers on the N95 Reprocessing Team have been honored with the Ted Kennedy Family Faculty Team Excellence Award for 2020-2021 by the College of Engineering Honors and Awards Committee
Congratulations to Michigan Aerospace Assistant Professor Benjamin Jorns on receiving the AIAA Lawrence Sperry Award
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has awarded U-M Aerospace Assistant Professor Benjamin Jorns with the prestigious Lawrence Sperry Award at the 2021 AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala
Avin Vijay receives the 2021 Aerospace Outreach Champion Award
Congratulations, Avin Vijay, on receiving the 2021 Aerospace Outreach Champion Award! Avin won the individual award for his efforts to inspire students to pursue STEM career fields with the Aerospace Teaching Academy
Michigan Aerospace PhD student Kunal Garg receives the Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize for distinguished academic achievement
Congratulations Kunal Garg on being honored with the 2021 Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement!
Congratulations Dr. Artie Mabbett on his new appointment as a Michigan Aerospace Industrial Advisory Board member
Welcome Vice President & Operations Manager of the Leidos Innovations Center and U-M Aerospace Engineering alumnus Dr. Artie Mabbett to the Industrial Advisory Board!
Congratulations Catherine Philpott on Receiving the Arlen R. Hellwarth Prize!
Michigan Aerospace undergraduate Catherine Philpott receives the Arlen R. Hellwarth Prize from the College of Engineering.
Parker Trombley’s student team wins 1st-place in the Vertical Flight Society’s Design-Build-Vertical Flight student competition
U-M Aerospace Engineering undergraduate student, Parker Trombley, discusses how he and his team, Michigan Vertical Flight Technology, started the Vertical Flight Society’s Design-Build-Vertical Flight student competition and won 1st-place in the first round of judging.
First-year U-M Aerospace Engineering PhD candidate, Alasdair Gray, Awarded the prestigious Jefferson Goblet Award
Alasdair Gray was awarded the Jefferson Goblet Best Student Paper Award from the 2021 AIAA SciTech Conference for his paper discussing aerostructural optimization models in the computational framework MACH