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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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TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION
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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A&A Students Honored
Three of Professor Anshu Narang’s graduate students have received recent prestigious awards and recognition. Max Spetzler was awarded the Best Guidance, Navigation & Control Graduate Student Paper Award at the 2015 AIAA SciTech Forum. Armand Awad has been selected for the 2015 AFRL Space Scholar Program for the second consecutive year. And first year graduate student Adam Tahir is the recipient of a Department of Defense 2015 Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship.
Predoctoral student Gustavo Fujiwara received the 2015-16 Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation Ayers Scholarship. Mortar Board is a national honor society recognizing college students for their outstanding scholarship, leadership and service. Gustavo, who works with Dean Michael Bragg in the area of aircraft design and multidisciplinary optimization, truly exemplifies all of these attributes.
Congratulations to all of these outstanding students!
A&A Distinguished Alum Dale Myers Passes Away
We are saddened to learn that A&A Distinguished Alumnus Dale D. Myers (BS ‘43) passed away on May 19, 2015 at the age of 93. After graduating from our department, Myers went on to have an illustrious career, holding such positions as undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Energy; and associate administrator for Manned Space Flight at NASA. Myers was a true pioneer of the jet age, and he will be remembered fondly by all here who knew him. You can read more about his remarkable life in his obituary. [link]. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Dale and Marjorie Myers Scholarship in A&A (https://www.washington.edu/giving/).