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Aerospace faculty receives NSF grant for UAS traffic research

Congratulations to research faculty member Dr. Hossein Rastgoftar and Prof. Ella Atkins on their new NSF grant!|Short Read
An X-51A Waverider plane

Commercial supersonic aircraft could return to the skies

Don’t call it a comeback.|Short Read
MASA rocket launch featured image.

MASA wins first place in Phase One of Base 11 Space Challenge

Congratulations to MASA, winner of the Best Preliminary Design award in Phase One of the Base 11 Space Challenge! |Short Read
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy during launch

MXL sends twin CubeSats on Falcon Heavy’s third launch

The Tandem Beacon Experiment (TBEx), a twin pair of CubeSats will accompany other research payloads in the June 24th night launch.|Short Read
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MRacing Wins 4th Place Overall at Formula SAE Michigan

The University of Michigan’s Formula SAE team takes home 4th overall at Michigan International Speedway|Short Read
Aerospace Engineering Professor Iain Boyd

Why is the Pentagon interested in UFOs?

During a military mission, whether in peace or in war, the inability to identify an object within an area of operation represents a significant problem.|Short Read
Aerospace Engineering Professor Iain Boyd

Aerospace Professor Iain Boyd wins 2018 AIAA Thermophysics Best Paper award

Congratulations to Aerospace Professor Iain Boyd, winner of the 2018 AIAA Thermophysics Best Paper Award!|Short Read
An X-51A Waverider plane

US, Russia, China race to develop hypersonic weapons

The U.S. needs to keep up with the progress of other nations in developing hypersonic weapons.|Short Read
Professor Girard with student participants of Quadcopter Quidditch.

Aerospace Professor Anouck Girard wins CoE Claudia Alexander Trailblazer award

Congratulations to Associate Professor Anouck Girard, recipient of the CoE Claudia Alexander Trailblazer award at the 2019 Willie Hobbs Moore Luncheon!|Short Read
Martin & Anne Sichel Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Aerospace Engineering Master's Program.

Aero MSE students Smrithi Keerthivarman and Manuel Lanchares Prieto win Martin & Anne Sichel Award

Congratulations to Smrithi Keerthivarman and Manuel Lanchares Prieto on the Martin & Anne Sichel Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Aerospace Engineering Master's Program!|Short Read
Aerospace Professor Carlos Cesnik.

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|Short Read

Congratulations to Prof. Joaquim Martins and Marco Mangano on 2019 AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Best Paper Award

Congratulations to Prof. Joaquim Martins and TU Delft masters student Marco Mangano on 2019 AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Best Paper Award at 2019 AIAA SciTech Forum.|Short Read