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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
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‘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
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Former Aerospace Chair, University of Michigan alumnus, and Professor Emeritus Robert Howe passes away

Former Aerospace Chair, Professor Emeritus, University of Michigan alumnus, and 41-year faculty member Robert Howe passed away on August 31st, 2018|Short Read
Professor Martins' AIAA Aviation MDO keynote presentation cover slide. Credit: Dr. Joaquim R.R.A. Martins.

Professor Joaquim R.R.A. Martins delivers AIAA Aviation MDO keynote speech

Aerospace Engineering Professor Joaquim R.R.A. Martins delivers AIAA Aviation MDO keynote speech in Atlanta, GA|Short Read
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Professor Ella Atkins discusses growing concerns over unsafe drone use

Aerospace Engineering Professor Ella Atkins discusses alarming statistics on unsafe drone use in the United States|Short Read
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Aerospace Engineering Master’s student Prashin Sharma wins AIAA “Best Student Paper” award

Congratulations to Aerospace Engineering Master’s student Prashin Sharma, winner of AIAA “Best Student Paper” award|Short Read
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New gift endows the Martin and Anne Sichel Endowed Graduate Student Award Fund in Aerospace Engineering

The Fund will provide support for graduate students in the Department of Aerospace Engineering including, but not limited to, travel expenses, conference fees and experiential learning opportunities.|Short Read