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April 22, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics
Research on sync and the structure of networks by the RAIN Lab, led by Mehran Mesbahi, was published in Science.
April 16, 2019 | LA Times

LA Times quotes Interim Chair Morgansen about the competition to provide broadband internet through networks of small satellites.

April 15, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A has partnered with JCATI and aerospace company Chomarat to advance composites research and bring hands-on experience to students.

April 15, 2019 | Aerospace America

Alum Maggie Wintermute is profiled for her work at Honeywell Aerospace and her A&A training and looks to the future of aviation.

April 13, 2019 | ABC News 4 Charleston, SC

A&A students in Boeing's AerosPACE capstone program designed, built, and flew drones in a multi-university effort.

April 8, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

Rao Varanasi will accept his Distinguished Alum award at the 2019 A&A graduation, where he will also serve as graduation speaker.

April 5, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A's FuZE Lab has developed a smaller, cheaper method for thermonuclear fusion using a Z-pinch to compress flowing plasma.

March 29, 2019 | Phi Kappa Phi

A&A's Gustavo Fujiwara has been awarded a prestigious Phi Kappa Phi dissertation fellowship.

March 21, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

After a six-month internship at SpaceX, John Buffalo has returned to win a second Mary Gates Scholarship.

March 13, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A congratulates alum Alexis Harroun for her selection into Aviation Week’s prestigious 20 Twenties list for 2019.

February 11, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A grad students Charlie Kelly and Taylor Reynolds have founded a new CubeSat team to advance department research.

February 6, 2019 | Brooke Owens Fellowship

A&A’s Cat Hannahs will be at SpaceX this summer as a vehicle engineering intern through a Brooke Owens Fellowship.

January 14, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A was awarded grants from the United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fusion Energy Sciences.

January 7, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A’s Rob Grover explains experiencing the landing of the Mars InSight probe after six years of preparations.

December 21, 2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A says farewell to Professor Ray Golingo as he transitions to Montreal-based start-up Fuse to advance fusion energy experimentation.

December 12, 2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A Australia, a summer program led by Professor JK Yang and supported by LSAMP, fuses art and STEM into structures and composites research and opens up new pathways for UW students who didn’t expect to be able to study abroad.

December 7, 2018 | Live Science

A&A Interim Chair Kristi Morgansen comments on the potential and challenges of a new hybrid aircraft.

December 6, 2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A honors Laura McGill (BSAA ’83) with the 2018 Distinguished Alum Award. McGill has been a trailblazer throughout her career in the aeronautics industry.

December 5, 2018 | UW College of Engineering

UW SARP's chief engineer, A&A's Jess Grant, relates what it takes to compete, and win, in the Spaceport America Cup.

November 15, 2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A welcomes Justin Little, whose research focuses on the intersection of electric propulsion and plasma physics.

November 6, 2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

One of A&A’s newest clubs is reaching out to elementary and middle school girls to show them examples of women engineers.

October 29, 2018 | University of Washington

A&A's Cordero succeeds under STARS, which gives students from underserved communities an extra year at UW before launching into engineering.

October 25, 2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A celebrated 100 years of aeronautics instruction, bringing together for a day-long event Boeing executives, UW leaders, current and former faculty, partners and alumni. 

October 23, 2018 | Geekwire

Interim Chair Kristi Morgansen and other leaders of the Seattle-area space community discussed with lawmakers the need for a rocket testing site in WA.

October 17, 2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A’s Fujiwara won one of only two 2018 SAE Doctoral Engineering Scholarships.

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