News Stories

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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
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Phil Anserll says his Forbes "30 Under 30" designation motivates him to pursue continued excellence.
Scott R. White
Scott White's group has developed new material that autonomously indicates mechanical damage.
John Lambros
AE's new certificate programs makes it easier for students to gain extra aerospace engineering expertise.
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Professor John Lambros has been elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Mechanics.
Diagram of BIG Idea challenge transport vehicle
An AE student team designs a transport vehicle for carrying large payloads to Mars.
Koki Ho
New assistant professor gains international recognition for spaceflight logistics plan.
Soon-Jo Chung
Associate Prof. Soon-Jo Chung and his PhD student Dan Morgan have won an AIAA Best Paper Award.
Scott R. White
Prof. Scott White directs the new Center of Excellence in Self-healing, Regeneration, and Structural Remodeling.
Cedric Langbort
Cedric Langbort's game theory algorithms keep a move ahead of hackers attacking the grid.
Tim Bretl
Associate Prof. Tim Bretl finds a good deal of overlap in his research in robotic manipulation and neuroscience.
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Assistant Prof. Grace Gao and her student develop robust tracking of power grid conditions.
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An ISS team has designed a winning plan for Mars exploration satellite communications.
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Prof. Scott White and his colleagues' research involving composite battery electrodes has won the SEM Hetényi Award.
AE Department Head Philippe Geubelle
AE alumni recalled lessons learned during the Al Ormsbee Memorial Symposium on Aerodynamics and Aircraft Design.
AE undergraduate enrollment
For the first time in decades, AE undergrad enrollment tops 500 students.
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The Big Ten Network has made an entertaining video of Prof. Scott White's work in self-destructing electronics.
Marco Panesi research graphic
Marco Panesi has won several awards recently for work in modeling non-equilibrium thermophysical processes occurring during hypersonic...


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