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EcoTek researchers visit the FXB to investigate their projects.

EcoTek researcher cohort visits the Department of Aerospace Engineering to investigate projects

UM Aerospace welcomed EcoTek Lab researchers seeking to learn more about their research projects in autonomous systems and cybersecurity|Short Read
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Faculty Feature: Anthony Waas, Richard A. Auhl Department Chair of Aerospace Engineering

Chair of Aerospace Engineering Anthony Waas discusses his career in aerospace structures and his vision for his newest leadership role|Medium Read
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Aerospace Engineering Assistant Professor Alex Gorodetsky awarded AFOSR Young Investigator Program grant for computational algorithms for autonomous systems

Congratulations to Aerospace Assistant Professor Gorodetsky, who has been awarded a three-year contract to develop computational frameworks for smart autonomous aerial systems|Short Read
Aerospace Engineering Assistant Professor Benjamin Jorns.

Aerospace Engineering Assistant Professor Benjamin Jorns is awarded AFOSR Young Investigator Program award for electric thruster research

Congratulations to Professor Jorns, awardee of the AFOSR Young Investigator Program award|Short Read
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Embracing changing landscapes: autonomy, space exploration and diversity

A Q&A with Anthony Waas, the new Richard A. Auhll Department Chair of Aerospace Engineering and Felix Pawlowski Collegiate Chair at the University of Michigan.|Medium Read
Michigan Hyperloop members compete at the annual competition in Hawthorne, CA.

Michigan Hyperloop demonstrates exceptional resourcefulness and determination in 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Competition

In the testing week prior to race day, Michigan Hyperloop solved tough engineering problems and gained key takeaways for future competitions|Short Read
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Combustion pioneer, WWII veteran, and Aerospace Engineering Emeritus Professor James Arthur Nicholls passes away

We regret to announce that Emeritus Professor James Arthur Nicholls, pioneer in rotating detonation engines has passed away|Short Read
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Professor Nadine Sarter and Professor Ella Atkins receive NASA/NAI funding

Title: Paths to Autonomous Vehicle Operations for Urban Air Mobility (UAM)|Short Read
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Richard A. Auhll Department Chair of Aerospace Engineering Fund endowed

This fund will provide discretionary support to the chair of the Department of Aerospace Engineering.|Short Read
A screen capture from the film 2001: A Space Odyssey

‘2001: A Space Odyssey:’ From science fiction to science fact

As part of a celebration of the film’s 50th anniversary, leading researchers discussed artificial intelligence and deep space travel.|Short Read
GA interns (from left to right) Dennis Park, Diego Toral, Henry Beh, Harsh Jhaveri, Amy Joseph, Dan Ferriero, Philip Wdowiak, and Alex Laporte stand in front of a MQ-9 Reaper (Predator B).

General Atomics hosts largest number of Michigan interns in 2018 summer cohort

In the summer of 2018, 11 Michigan engineering students intern at General Atomics in San Diego, CA|Short Read
Students play Quadcopter Quidditch in the FXB atrium. Photo Credit: Chris Chartier.

Quadcopters and Quaffles: Professor Girard recreates Harry Potter game for autonomous vehicle education outreach

UM Aerospace Engineering Professor Anouck Girard gives the beloved literary sport of Quidditch an aerospace upgrade|Medium Read