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Return to Earth: Astronaut Shares Advice on Leaving Lockdown

Retired NASA astronaut and International Space Station Expedition 25 commander Colonel Douglas Wheelock gives advice for aerospace students on how to adjust to "returning to Earth" after the COVID-19 lockdown is lifted.|Long Read
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Professor Karthik Duraisamy selected as Miller Faculty Scholar

Michigan Aerospace congratulates Professor Karthik Duraisamy on his selection as a Miller Faculty Scholar.|Short Read
Professor of Practice George Halow teaches new Aerospace Enterprise undergraduate aerospace engineering course

UM Aero blends engineering with business education to teach students how to thrive as well as build in modern industries

The University of Michigan Aerospace Engineering Department is going beyond the nuts and bolts of engineering education by introducing essential aspects of business culture. Led by George F. Halow, Professor of Practice in Aerospace Engineering, the goal is to create a new generation of well-rounded engineers who can thrive in a fast-changing professional world. |Medium Read
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Plasma jet wands could rapidly decontaminate hospital rooms

Room-temperature plasma beams could essentially dissolve away bacteria and viruses.|Medium Read
Dr. Alec Gallimore

Dr. Alec Gallimore Talks about Space Electric Propulsion and How the University Michigan is Helping to Shape the Future of Space Travel

We recently got together with Dr. Alec Gallimore, the Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering at the University of Michigan, to discuss space electric propulsion and the part the Department's prestigious Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory (PEPL) is playing in developing the next-generation of this advanced technology that may one day send the first astronauts to Mars.|Long Read
Puneet Singh

Aerospace PhD Candidate Puneet Singh Wins Rackham Outstanding GSI Award

Puneet Singh, a Michigan Aerospace Engineering PhD Candidate, has won a Rackham Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award for his work as a GSI in AEROSP315: Aircraft and Spacecraft Structures.|Medium Read
Aerospace Professor Carlos Cesnik.

Professor Cesnik receives Vertical Flight Society’s Technical Fellow Award

Michigan Aerospace congratulates Professor Carlos Cesnik on receiving the Technical Fellow Award from the Vertical Flight Society |Short Read
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Aerospace Department Chair Anthony Waas Elected RAeS Fellow

Aerospace Department Chair Anthony Waas has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.|Short Read
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Engineers work to disinfect N95 masks for medical personnel

Virus removal approaches, mask resilience and mask fit are all being tested.|Medium Read

Airships and hovercraft: How Aerospace Michigan uses ‘Skunkworks’ practical engineering to inspire and teach the next generation

Aerospace Professor Pete Washabaugh uses industrial engineering practices for design class that goes beyond the abstract to the practical.|Long Read
Assistant Professor Dimitra Panagou

Professor Panagou receives National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award

Congratulations to Professor Dimitra Panagou, who received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award for her work in autonomy |Short Read
Prof. Harm Buning teaching at NASA

Harm Buning to be Enshrined in Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame

It was announced that the late Michigan Professor Harm Buning will be Enshrined in the Air Zoo Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame. |Short Read