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A coral reef with orange fish swimming around

Tue, 04/20/2021 | UW News

Analyzing the barely perceptible

Researchers from A&A's Laboratory for Engineered Materials and Structures refine image-analysis methods to capture subtle coral movements.

Mehran Mesbahi

Fri, 04/16/2021 | UW Aero & Astro

Mesbahi appointed J. Ray Bowen Endowed Professor

Mehran Mesbahi receives this honor for excellence in educational innovation and curriculum development.

Gloria Yin

Tue, 04/13/2021 | UW Aero & Astro

Gloria Yin wins AIAA second for origami wave isolation

Gloria Yin wins AIAA second place for research showing potential of using origami for wave isolation.

Michelle Graebner

Mon, 04/12/2021 | UW Aero & Astro

Graebner wins AIAA first place for Z pinch research

Undergraduate Michelle Graebner wins first for her work on the potential application of a Z pinch for space travel.

carbon fiber

Tue, 03/23/2021 | Department of Mechanical Engineering

The carbon fiber state

Advanced Composites Center co-director Marco Salviato speaks to the versatility of carbon fiber composite and its big role here in Washington.

Kristi Morgansen

Fri, 02/26/2021 | UW Aero & Astro

Morgansen elected AIAA Fellow

AIAA elects Chair Kristi Morgansen as one of only 28 Fellows this year, one of the highest honors in aerospace.

airplane

Thu, 02/18/2021 | UW Aero & Astro

New law of physics finds a sweet spot for aircraft efficiency

A&A researchers in the Computational Fluid Mechanics Lab prove the existence of a new law of physics.

Khalil Jones

Mon, 02/08/2021 | UW Aero & Astro

Khalil Jones named 2021 Matthew Isakowitz Fellow

Khalil Jones awarded the elite Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship to advance commercial spaceflight.

Carter Vu

Tue, 02/02/2021 | Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

A&A junior Carter Vu nominated for the Goldwater Scholarship

Carter Vu is a UW nominee for the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. 

man standing on a rock

Fri, 01/29/2021 | UW Aero & Astro

Undergraduate coral research wins national recognition

A summer program in oceanography paved the way for Isaiah Cuadras to apply his interest in fluid dynamics to ocean ecosystems.

Sarah Li standing on a hill overlooking a river

Wed, 01/13/2021 | UW Aero & Astro

Sarah Li named Amelia Earhart Scholar

Ph.D. student Sarah Li wins Amelia Earhart Scholarship for her dynamic games approach to autonomous networks.

Aidan Hunt inspects a marine energy turbine

Mon, 01/04/2021 | UW Mechanical Engineering

UW's marine renewable energy research gets a boost

Two recent funding announcements from the U.S. Department of Energy are good news for UW’s marine renewable energy research.

screenshot of a capstone video

Wed, 12/30/2020 | College of Engineering

Leveraging this moment

Ed Connery discusses how A&A senior capstones were reimagined due to the pandemic.

Carter Vu

Wed, 12/23/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

A&A’s Carter Vu named 2020 Astronaut Scholar

Carter Vu was selected for the elite Astronaut Scholarship, established to support rising STEM leaders in the US.

man standing on snow covered ground near a drone flying

Mon, 11/23/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Peering into snow

The Autonomous Flight Systems Lab outfits a drone to monitor snowpack.

two people against a starry night sky

Thu, 10/29/2020 | UW News

UW Space Symposium

Nov 6: Join us for this all-day event exploring the tech & policy issues of autonomous operations in space.

hawkmoth

Wed, 10/21/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Hawkmoth research yields lessons in agile flight

A&A research of the biological sensing mechanisms of the hawkmoth informs the advancement of aerospace systems.

Richard Scherrer

Fri, 09/25/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Estate gift from Richard Scherrer (‘42) creates new faculty support fund

Richard Scherrer (‘42) planned a surprise estate gift that will help A&A fill a priority need.

SEDS UW logo

Fri, 09/25/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

SEDS takes off

A new club out of the aeronautics & astronautics department seeks students interested in space exploration from around the UW.

Wed, 09/16/2020 | AIAA

Livne wins AIAA Ashley Award 2021

The Ashley Award for Aeroelasticity recognizes outstanding contributions to the understanding and application of aeroelastic phenomena.

Jinkyu Yang, Eli Livne and Marco Salviato

Wed, 09/16/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

A&A's structures faculty win major honors

September proves to be a successful month for A&A's structures faculty Jinkyu Yang, Eli Livne and Marco Salviato.

Wed, 09/02/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

A&A's fusion energy labs receive $3.5M

The funding moves us closer to initial commercialization for cost-competitive fusion energy.

Mon, 08/24/2020 | UW Magazine

The queen of the skies goes quiet

Hit by the global pandemic, British Airways is retiring the Boeing 747, designed by Joseph Sutter (A&A ’43).

Wed, 08/19/2020 | IEEE Control Systems Magazine

A conversation with Behçet Açıkmeşe

IEEE Control Systems Magazine interviews Professor Açıkmeşe on his early career and the field’s future directions.

Mon, 08/17/2020 | College of Engineering

STAR(S) Student

STARS graduate Ivan Cordero on what he's been up to since completing his A&A degree.