“3D morphing” wings could help small aircraft safely navigate windy urban streets and land with shorter approaches.
Bird-like wings could help drones keep stable in gusts
Congratulations MACH on placing first in the AIAA Design, Build, Fly Competition for their Design Report
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.
Testing advanced space engines here on Earth
U-M is a member of a new $15M institute to improve physics-based modeling of advanced thrusters for human space exploration.
Michigan Aerospace Outreach Football Video
Three Michigan Engineering undergraduate students explain the aerodynamics of football in the 2021 U-M Aerospace Engineering Outreach YouTube video.
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
Then & Now: Being Black and female in aerospace engineering
The first Black alumna of Michigan Aero (’77) talks with a ’15 graduate about what has and hasn’t changed about being a Black woman in the field.
Aerospace Engineering PhD candidates awarded MICDE fellowship
Congratulations to PhD candidates Anil Yildirim and Guodong Chen on being awarded Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering fellowships!
Roofing drone nails down shingles
Automated drone does work at the same speed as a novice roofer, researcher says.
PhD students win 1st and 2nd place in AIAA Aviation’s MDO Student Paper Competition
Congratulations to Anil Yildirim and Sicheng He, PhD students in the MDO Lab who won 1st and 2nd place in AIAA Aviation’s MDO Student Paper Competition!
Carlos E. Cesnik named Clarence L. “Kelly” Johnson Collegiate Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Congratulations to Carlos E. Cesnik, 2019-2024 Clarence L. “Kelly” Johnson Collegiate Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Robotic jellyfish research wins Best Student Paper award at SPIE 2019
Congratulations to Aerospace Engineering Professor Shaw and his team of students for their SPIE 2019 Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication Best Student Paper Award!
‘2001: A Space Odyssey:’ From science fiction to science fact
Does science drive science fiction? Or is it the opposite? Three leading researchers explored this question in a panel discussion Friday, Sept. 21 – part of Michigan Engineering’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of “2001: A Space Odyssey.” The panel preceded a screening of the film with live orchestral and choral accompaniment. Michigan Engineering and […]
Chinese falling space station | U-M experts weigh in
University of Michigan experts comment on the China’s first space station, Tiangong-1, that is in an uncontrolled de-orbit.
M-Air autonomous aerial vehicle outdoor lab opens
Michigan Engineering now hosts advanced robotics facilities for land, air, sea, and space.
The X-HALE: A high altitude long endurance aircraft
The X-HALE’s flexibility and wing length could change the future of commercial flight.
Inman draws inspiration from nature for his morphing wing technology
Dr. Daniel Inman, AE Department Chair, is seeking to improve the efficiency of aircraft through avian-inspired morphing wing technology.