News Stories

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...
Student working at a computer
Registration for AE's summer online MS courses starts April 13!
Tim Bretl
Tim Bretl is becoming one of the most highly honored teachers in Aerospace Engineering at Illinois.
CubeSat graphic
Students in the CubeSat course become part of a real space mission.
Sacramento Kings arena construction
Associate Prof. Tim Bretl is helping to develop the award-winning drone monitoring system used with construction of the Sacramento Kings...
Caite McCarthy
Caite McCarthy's leadership skills are being lauded with a couple of College of Engineering honors.
AE 483 video project
Prof. Grace Gao motivates AE 483 students by inviting industry reps to view final project videos.
Scott White
Prof. Scott White is honored with Engineering at Illinois' most prestigious faculty award.
Marco Panesi research graphic
Assistant Prof. Marco Panesi's work in high-temperature computational aerothermodynamics gains the College of Engineering's...
Michael Selig
Prof. Michael Selig contributes to research on gigantic morphing wind energy blades.
Daniel J. Bodony
Engineering at Illinois recognizes Dan Bodony for his research, including exascale computing to simulate compressible turbulent flows.
WiA logo
Women in Aerospace event promises rocket and glider fun for girls sixth through 10th grades!
AIAA Region III Student Conference thumbprint
About 100 students from 25 universities are expected on the Illinois campus in April for the 2016 AIAA Regional Student Conference.
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin
Visiting in January, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin tours the Center of Excellence in Self-healing, Regeneration, and Structural Remodeling
Forbes 30 Under 30 logo
Phil Anserll says his Forbes "30 Under 30" designation motivates him to pursue continued excellence.

 

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