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Alumnus Brian Justusson awarded the Young Professional Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

U-M Aerospace Engineering congratulates alumnus Brian Justusson (PhD ‘15), Structural Analysis Engineer at Boeing, on winning the 2020 AIAA St. Louis Section Young Professionals Award for his development of structural analytic tools for composite structures. |Short Read
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Congratulations to undergrad student Erika Jones, the 2020 Karen Bagley Albrecht Scholarship Fund Recipient

U-M Aerospace Engineering junior and member of Black Students in Aerospace, Erika Jones, receives the 2020 Karen Bagley Albrecht Scholarship Fund Award.|Short Read

The future of autonomous aircraft

Imagine a world of aerial delivery drones bringing goods right to your door or sixth-generation fighter aircraft patrolling battle zones - all without the intervention or even supervision of a human pilot. We recently caught up with Professor Ella Atkins, the director of U-M's Autonomous Aerospace Systems (A2SYS) Lab, and asked her about autonomous flight systems and its implications.|Medium Read

Congratulations to U-M Aerospace Engineering undergraduate, Haylea Bazinau, recipient of the 2020 Bagley Family Scholarship

U-M Aerospace Engineering and Art & Design sophomore, Haylea Bazinau, receives the 2020. The Isaac, Vera, Gayle, Karen and Carol Bagley Aerospace Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship|Short Read

Congratulations to the 2020/21 Centennial Scholarship award recipients

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and the College of Engineering recognized 8 outstanding undergraduate students for this year’s Centennial Scholarship Award.|Short Read

Caleb Van Beck awarded 2020 NDSEG Fellowship

U-M Aerospace PhD candidate Caleb Van Beck was awarded the 2020 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship under the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research for developing cutting-edge propulsion devices.|Short Read
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PhD candidate Sneha Sanjeevini Awarded 2020 Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship

Congratulations to U-M Aerospace PhD candidate, Sneha Sanjeevini, for being awarded a 2020 Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship for her research on sensor failure detection and diagnosis.|Short Read
Shivam Barwey receives 2020 J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Award

Shivam Barwey receives 2020 J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Award for GPU-based library

Aerospace PhD candidate Shivam Barwey receives 2020 J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Fellowship Award for developing a GPU-based library for turbulent reacting flow solvers, making him the first Aerospace student to win the award since 2016.|Short Read

Alumna Jasmine LeFlore Receives Community Service in Industry Award at the 2020 Women of Color STEM Hybrid Conference

U-M Aerospace Engineering congratulates alumna Jasmine LeFlore (‘15), Senior Special Projects Engineer at Collins Aerospace and co-founder of the nonprofit organization, Greater Than Tech, on winning the Community Service in Industry Award at the 2020 Women of Color STEM Hybrid Conference. |Short Read

Dr. Venkat Raman on the Rotating Detonation Engine, the frightening-sounding technology of tomorrow

Dr. Venkat Raman, Aerospace Engineering Professor at the University of Michigan Department of Aerospace Engineering, discusses Rotating Detonation engines and the part that U-M is playing in making them a practical reality.|Medium Read
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Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Dr. James Cutler discusses CubeSats and how spacecraft the size of a loaf of bread are revolutionizing space technology and exploration

Dr. James Cutler discusses CubeSats and the role of U-M in their development.|Medium Read
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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. |Short Read