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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.

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.

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.

Fri, 08/07/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Hide and seek

A&A's Autonomous Flight Systems Lab is building a drone-based machine learning dataset to find those lost in wilderness.

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.

Tue, 07/14/2020 | GeekWire

Former Spaceflight CEO and French entrepreneur join forces to launch astronaut training startup

A&A alum and Visiting Committee member Jason Andrews co-launches start-up Orbite to train future space tourists.

Mon, 07/06/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

2020 capstone award honorees announced

A&A is thrilled to announce these 2020 capstone awards as a wonderful close to this most unusual academic year.

Tue, 07/07/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

A&A Student Excellence Awards 2020

Announcing the William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics' 2020 Student Excellence Awards.

Tue, 06/23/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

AIAA region VI student conference awards 2020

Two A&A papers won recognition from the 2020 AIAA Region VI Student Conference.

Mon, 06/15/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Dr. Ed Habtour to join A&A faculty

Habtour brings an impressive track record of academic, industry, Department of Defense and national lab experience.

Fri, 06/12/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

A message from A&A Chair Kristi Morgansen

A&A Chair Kristi Morgansen reflects on the close of this year and the challenges we face.

Mon, 06/01/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

A leading fusion expert retires from the UW

Driven to work through the remaining hurdles of affordable fusion energy, Tom Jarboe has just about got us there.

Wed, 05/06/2020 | Wired

After 60 years, explosion-powered rockets are nearly here

A&A's James Koch figures out the mathematical model that explains the patterns in a rotating detonation engine.

 

Fri, 05/29/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Innovate is what we engineers do: The A&A capstones pivot

A&A capstone teams adjusted deliverables in the wake of closures of UW facilities and social distancing rules.

Mon, 05/18/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Modeling COVID-19 transmission: Apply aerospace

A&A alum Dan Klein draws on his controls training to model the transmission of COVID-19 in King County.

Fri, 05/29/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

2020 Capstone Film Fest

As we couldn't gather together for the usual Capstone Poster Sessions, A&A debuts the Capstone Film Fest.

Tue, 05/12/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Ferrante and Yang win FACET awards

A&A's Ferrante and Yang are recognized for their influence on the professional development of their students.

Mon, 05/04/2020 | UW College of Engineering

Job searching during COVID-19

Advice for students on how to navigate the near-term engineering job market.

Mon, 05/04/2020 | University of Washington

A&A's Taylor Reynolds honored as Husky 100

The Husky 100 recognizes 100 UW students who are making the most of their time at the UW.

Wed, 04/22/2020 | UW CoMotion

UW innovators battling climate change

CoMotion highlights A&A fusion energy spinoff CTFusion as a champion of the environment.

Wed, 04/29/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Aerospace turns the tide on marine energy

A&A's Owen Williams advises how to map the hydrodynamics of marine cross-flow turbines to advance cost-effective industry standards.