Wed, 09/01/2021 | CoMotionUniversity of Washington spinoff, Zap Energy, on track to power the planet
Zap Energy is paving the way to commercially scalable low-carbon fusion.
Thu, 08/12/2021 | UW Aero & AstroNailing the landings in space
A&A is solving the challenges of how and where to land on the Moon, Mars and beyond.
Wed, 07/28/2021 | UW Aero & AstroKristi Morgansen elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences
Chair Kristi Morgansen joins the WA State Academy of Sciences, receiving one of only 38 spots offered this year.
Fri, 07/23/2021 | UW NewsGaming graphics card allows faster, more precise control of fusion energy experiments
A&A researchers are borrowing advances from computer gaming, using a GPU to control their prototype fusion reactor.
Thu, 07/22/2021 | UW News20 UW researchers elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences for 2021
A&A Chair Kristi Morgansen is among 20 UW researchers elected to WSAS
Wed, 06/30/2021 | UW Aero & AstroSalviato selected for NAE Symposium
Marco Salviato is among 83 early-career engineers invited to take part in this selective program.
Wed, 06/30/2021 | UW Aero & AstroA&A research takes flight
A&A sensing research out of the Nonlinear Dynamics & Control Lab is flying on the 2021 Boeing ecoDemonstrator.
Tue, 06/29/2021 | UW Aero & Astro2021 Capstone team awards
We announce the winners of the 2021 Capstone Film Fest and the Technical Excellence Awards.
Tue, 06/15/2021 | University of Washington MagazineNew law of physics
UW researchers have discovered a new law of physics that will affect the future of aircraft design.
Tue, 06/15/2021 | University of Washington MagazineScott Crossfield
This A&A alumnus ('49, '50) was the first to fly at twice the speed of sound, laying the groundwork to go into space.
Fri, 06/11/2021 | UW Aero & AstroA&A Student Excellence Awards 2021
We introduce you to the six students who received this year’s awards for Research, Teaching, and Service.
Fri, 06/04/2021 | UW Aero & AstroAnita Gale is the 2021 A&A Distinguished Alumna
Gale, inspiring the next generation of space pioneers, is our latest recipient of the department’s highest award.
Wed, 05/26/2021 | GeekWireSeattle startup ZaP Energy lands $27.5M to build commercial fusion reactor without magnets
A&A's Flow Z-Pinch Lab spinoff ZaP Energy has landed $27.5M to build commercial reactor without magnets.
Wed, 05/26/2021 | College of EngineeringEngineering Equity
Kristi Morgansen reflects on the value of the UW ADVANCE program as it supports gender equity in the STEM field.
Mon, 05/24/2021 | University of WashingtonCat Hannahs makes the Husky 100
Senior Cat Hannahs joins the exclusive annual list of 100 students who are making the most of their time at the UW.
Tue, 04/20/2021 | UW NewsAnalyzing the barely perceptible
Researchers from A&A's Laboratory for Engineered Materials and Structures refine image-analysis methods to capture subtle coral movements.
Fri, 04/16/2021 | UW Aero & AstroMesbahi appointed J. Ray Bowen Endowed Professor
Mehran Mesbahi receives this honor for excellence in educational innovation and curriculum development.
Tue, 04/13/2021 | UW Aero & AstroGloria Yin wins AIAA second for origami wave isolation
Gloria Yin wins AIAA second place for research showing potential of using origami for wave isolation.
Mon, 04/12/2021 | UW Aero & AstroGraebner 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.
Tue, 03/23/2021 | Department of Mechanical EngineeringThe 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.
Fri, 02/26/2021 | UW Aero & AstroMorgansen elected AIAA Fellow
AIAA elects Chair Kristi Morgansen as one of only 28 Fellows this year, one of the highest honors in aerospace.
Thu, 02/18/2021 | UW Aero & AstroNew 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.
Mon, 02/08/2021 | UW Aero & AstroKhalil Jones named 2021 Matthew Isakowitz Fellow
Khalil Jones awarded the elite Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship to advance commercial spaceflight.
Tue, 02/02/2021 | Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & AwardsA&A junior Carter Vu nominated for the Goldwater Scholarship
Carter Vu is a UW nominee for the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.
Fri, 01/29/2021 | UW Aero & AstroUndergraduate 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.