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IRIS-6
The IRIS team produced the best systems engineering paper, but the IRIS-6 encountered mechanical problems during the robotic mining...
WIA team with rocket
In the group's first tech project attempt, the Women in Aerospace took second in the Midwest high-power rocketry competition.
Daniel Bodony
Daniel Bodony is among a group of scientists in a DOD project to predict and control liquid sprays.
Larry Bergman
Larry Bergman's 37 years at Illinois have been focused on his graduate students and collaborations around the world.
AE 2016 Graduates
The number of AE students earning bachelor's degrees in AY2015-16 has been the largest in over a dozen years.
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By launching a rocket 36,000 feet, the Student Space Systems group is gaining on an ultimate goal of a "space shot."
Prof. Craig Dutton
Campus has recognized Craig Dutton's stellar efforts in mentoring junior faculty.
Assistant Prof. Grace Gao
Assistant Prof. Grace Gao's optimism and approachability leads students to choose her for the Teacher of the Year Award.
Yuting Ng and Assistant Prof. Grace Gao
Graduate student Yuting Ng's development of GPS technique to offset disruptions wins Best Paper Award.
2016 student awards
Outstanding AE students were recognized in the spring Awards Banquet.
CubeSat
In a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional effort, AE will guide the development of three NASA-funded CubeSat missions.
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The scientific method works in almost all situations says 2016 AE Distinguished Alumni Award winner Laura Bogusch.
Gina Miller
AE 2016 Outstanding Recent Alumni Award winner Gina Miller believes meeting personal committments is key to a successful career.
Jeremy Alonso
Jeremy Alonso, AE 2016 Outstanding Recent Alumni Awardee, stresses the importance of good communication in working relationships.
Cable-Controlled Aeroshell Deceleration System (CCADS) concept
A team of undergrads learned quickly about space vehicle entry, descent, and landing to win NASA's BIG Idea Challenge.
Jim Mocarski
The advice AE 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award winner Jim Mocarski has for students: Listen to your customers.
Alex Kosmala
Solving complex problems can be rewarding, says 2016 AE Distinguished Alumni Award winner Alex Kosmala.
Blimp competition
Several AE students earned prizes at the recent AIAA Region III Conference on the Urbana campus.
MACS Tool
An ISS team will be traveling to the NASA Neutral Buoyancy Lab to test a rock-chipping tool for space missions.
Antony Jameson
Professor Antony Jameson, a Fellow of the United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Engineering and a Foreign Member of the NAE, will present the...

 

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