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, 06/11/2021A&A Student Excellence Awards 2021
We introduce you to the six students who received this year’s awards for Research, Teaching, and Service.
Fri, 06/04/2021Anita 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, 05/24/2021Cat 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.
Wed, 01/13/2021 | UW Aero & AstroSarah Li named Amelia Earhart Scholar
Ph.D. student Sarah Li wins Amelia Earhart Scholarship for her dynamic games approach to autonomous networks.
Mon, 01/04/2021 | UW Mechanical EngineeringUW'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.
Wed, 12/30/2020 | College of EngineeringLeveraging this moment
Ed Connery discusses how A&A senior capstones were reimagined due to the pandemic.
Wed, 12/23/2020 | UW Aero & AstroA&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.
Mon, 11/23/2020 | UW Aero & AstroPeering into snow
The Autonomous Flight Systems Lab outfits a drone to monitor snowpack.
Thu, 10/29/2020 | UW NewsUW Space Symposium
Nov 6: Join us for this all-day event exploring the tech & policy issues of autonomous operations in space.
Wed, 10/21/2020 | UW Aero & AstroHawkmoth research yields lessons in agile flight
A&A research of the biological sensing mechanisms of the hawkmoth informs the advancement of aerospace systems.
Fri, 09/25/2020 | UW Aero & AstroEstate 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.