News & Events


January 27, 2020 | UW Aero & Astro

The Brooke Owens Fellowship has selected A&A's Kristina Dong and Monica Kim for the 2020 cohort of Fellows.

January 24, 2020 | IOP Science

A&A Professor Dana Dabiri and 2019 alum Charles Pecora published a new book "Particle Tracking Velocimetry."

January 14, 2020 | UW Aero & Astro

A&A's Chun-Wei Chen contains energy for better structures, smoother rides, and higher efficiency.

December 26, 2019 | Seattle Times

A&A Chair Kristi Morgansen quoted in Seattle Times on the opportunity for the UW with new federal space activities.

December 20, 2019 | UW Aero & Astro

A&A professor Justin Little won an award from the Air Force to apply data science methods to plasma physics.

December 18, 2019 | UW Aero & Astro

Açıkmeşe won the IEEE's Control Systems Society's 2019 Technical Excellence Award in Aerospace Control.

December 18, 2019 | The Seattle Times

A&A Chair Kristi Morgansen is quoted on the growing satellite activity in the Seattle area and the corresponding challenge of space debris.

December 9, 2019 | GeekWire

First UW Space Symposium keynote speaker Kevin Chilton wades into debate over mega-constellations.

December 9, 2019 | UW Mechanical Engineering

UW Hyperloop has a new goal: get more kids excited about engineering.

December 4, 2019 | UW Space Policy and Research Center

Co-Directors Kristi Morgansen and Saadia Pekkanen explain the need for the Space Policy and Research Center and the unique advantage the UW provides.

November 25, 2019 | UW Aero & Astro

A research team spanning three universities led by A&A professor Behçet Açıkmeşe received a total of $1.2 million from the NSF.

November 21, 2019 | American Physical Society

A&A's Professor Dana Dabiri is co-hosting the 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics in Seattle.

November 15, 2019 | UW News

Associate professor Jinkyu Yang and a team of researchers have received a two-year, $1.7 million National Science Foundation grant to study coral growth.

November 5, 2019 | UW Aero & Astro

A fellowship brought Mohammad Al Jarrah to A&A after a difficult decision to leave the Royal Jordanian Air Force.

October 31, 2019 | Museum of Flight

A&A alumna Luella Mae Armstrong (class of 1951) won the Pathfinder Award in Engineering from the Museum of Flight.

October 1, 2019 | UW Aero & Astro

A&A's Uri Shumlak has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society for his Z-pinch research.

September 27, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

UW Formula Motorsports is seeking more team members and looking for A&A expertise. 

September 25, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

Fred Ribe was a pioneer in fusion energy research in the UW nuclear engineering department.

September 20, 2019 | CNN

A&A professor Tom Jarboe explains to CNN the breakthrough on the theory of sunspots coming out of the UW spheromak research.

September 19, 2019 | UW News

A University of Washington study published this month in the journal Physics of Plasmas proposes a model of plasma motion that would explain the 11-year sunspot cycle and several other previously mysterious properties of the sun.

September 12, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A is researching supersonic retropropulsion, a leading technique to slow down and land large spacecrafts on Mars.

August 13, 2019 | UW News
Dr. Nancy Allbritton has been named the next Frank & Julie Jungers Dean of the College of Engineering.
August 8, 2019 | SpaceNews

Audacy CEO and A&A alum Ralph Ewig is too young to recall live Apollo 11 coverage, but its influence on him was great.

July 17, 2019 | Reuters

In the 50th anniversary year of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, A&A researchers are designing rocket legs inspired by Japanese origami.

July 12, 2019 | UW Space Policy and Research Center

For Apollo 11's 50th anniversary, UW presents reflections by those who were inspired to work toward a future in space.