The SARP team took the Judge’s Choice and Overall Winner Award at the largest collegiate rocket engineering contest.
A&A's composites research and industry collaborations to receive a boost through BARC award from Washington state.
WM Launch Services won the Perkins Coie Best Innnovation/Technology prize at the 2019 Dempsey Startup Competition. A&A graduate students Finn van Donkelaar and James Penna and alum Casey Dunn founded the startup to develop a more efficient space launch system for large payloads.
A&A remembers George Jeffs, an aerospace legend from the Apollo missions to the development of GPS satellites.
KWT’s student crew eases the transition from the old DAQ to a new one, a six-month process.
Husky Robotics competed in the University Rover Challenge (URC), an international event that accepted 36 teams with a goal of showcasing designs for the next generation of Mars rovers.
Professor Jinkyu Yang’s research team in the LEMS Lab is designing and fabricating origami-inspired aerospace structures.
A&A researchers have developed a novel solution, inspired by origami, to help reduce impact forces.
Funding targeted toward enhancing UW ice accretion research leads to KWT structural upgrades.
Eight A&A faculty members have been recognized by the 1st annual FACET awards program.
UW Hyperloop is going for the top prize in Elon Musk’s competition. This time they’ve got their racer down to fighting weight.
A&A looks forward to continued collaboration with Professor Christopher Lum after his transition to Boeing.
A&A students won first in master's, first in team, and third in undergraduate at the AIAA Region VI Conference.
Professor Kristi Morgansen has accepted the position of Chair of the Aeronautics & Astronautics Department. Says College of Engineering Dean Mike Bragg, "Her experience and dedication to the mission and excellence of A&A will serve the department and college well."
LA Times quotes Interim Chair Morgansen about the competition to provide broadband internet through networks of small satellites.
A&A has partnered with JCATI and aerospace company Chomarat to advance composites research and bring hands-on experience to students.
Alum Maggie Wintermute is profiled for her work at Honeywell Aerospace and her A&A training and looks to the future of aviation.
A&A students in Boeing's AerosPACE capstone program designed, built, and flew drones in a multi-university effort.
Rao Varanasi will accept his Distinguished Alum award at the 2019 A&A graduation, where he will also serve as graduation speaker.
A&A's FuZE Lab has developed a smaller, cheaper method for thermonuclear fusion using a Z-pinch to compress flowing plasma.
A&A's Gustavo Fujiwara has been awarded a prestigious Phi Kappa Phi dissertation fellowship.
After a six-month internship at SpaceX, John Buffalo has returned to win a second Mary Gates Scholarship.
A&A congratulates alum Alexis Harroun for her selection into Aviation Week’s prestigious 20 Twenties list for 2019.
A&A grad students Charlie Kelly and Taylor Reynolds have founded a new CubeSat team to advance department research.