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Joseph F. Sutter Education Fund in Aeronautics and Astronautics

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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UW Researchers Welcome Proposed Drone Rules
King 5 News, 02/16/15
A&A students in the AFSL lab were interviewed about the new FAA proposed rules regarding drones.

A&A Grad Student Derek Sutherland on Forbes 30 Under 30 in Energy List
The 2015 Forbes list of 30 Under 30 in Energy focuses on those who have created inventions and founded companies with the objective of saving or conserving energy, rather than creating it. A researcher in plasma physics and fusion energy, Derek has worked on many plasma-based devices, including spheromaks at General Fusion and tokamaks at General Atomics and MIT. Congratulations to Derek!

A&A Professor Mesbahi Named 2015 IEEE Fellow
Following a rigorous evaluation process, this honor is bestowed upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number of fellows selected in a year cannot exceed one-tenth of one- percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement. Please join us in congratulating Prof. Mesbahi!

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