The future of the aerospace industry is being shaped in our classrooms and developed in our labs every day at the University of Washington. UW Aeronautics & Astronautics educates tomorrow’s leaders – with top-notch faculty and cutting edge technology – to take air and space travel to the next level.
As one of the leading programs in Aeronautics & Astronautics in the United States, companies know that our graduates are well prepared to enter the aerospace industry. Our graduates are placed in leading roles in business and government, from Airbus, Boeing and Lockheed Martin, to NASA, the FAA, and the US Military.
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Please give to create a permanent fund in the William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics honoring Joe Sutter, one of the UW's most accomplished and beloved alumni. The fund will focus on student support including undergraduate scholarships, senior capstone design project support, and K-12 engineering outreach.
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"Aerospace Industry Leaders Come Together to Discuss the Future of Aerospace in WA"
The Wall Street Journal, 6/24/13
The first annual Future of Aerospace Symposium was held on June 25, 2013 on the UW campus. The symposium, sponsored by the Joint Center for Aerospace Technology (JCATI) and Innovate Washington, brought together aerospace experts to explore the future of aerospace through joint industry-university partnerships.
"Underwater Robots Evolve, Teach Us About Nature"
Professor Kristi Morgansen and graduate student Jake Quenzer were recently featured on KPLU 88.5 discussing the robotic fish technology that was developed in the Nonlinear Dynamics and Control lab and its potential for aiding exploration in dangerous or hard-to-reach environments.