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October 10, 2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A’s Autonomous Flight Systems Lab is partnering with the US Forest Service to improve the efficiency of data collection for wildfire modeling.

October 8, 2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A's Meera Unadkat worked as a structures engineering intern, her main job being to test fasteners used on LauncherOne.

September 29, 2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A's Charlie Kelly awarded major NASA fellowship to slow down satellites as they enter the atmospheres of space bodies, a major engineering challenge.

September 27, 2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

After his first place win at AIAA, A&A’s Finn van Donkelaar is teaming up with colleague James Penna to advance prototypes of an innovative space launch system.

September 18, 2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

The UW Hyperloop Team used an innovative propulsion method to place as the top U.S. team and clinch an innovation award at the SpaceX competition.

August 24, 2018 | Department of Mechanical Engineering

A&A students learn how to design commercial airplanes from Boeing engineers and Mechanical Engineering faculty.

August 15, 2018 | UW News

A&A researchers create a method to keep drones on course when GPS signals fail.

April 26, 2018

A&A Student Trevor Hedges has received a 2018 Dean's Medal for Academic Excellence.

March 23, 2018

Minh Nguyen and John Buffalo were selected as 2018 Mary Gates Scholars.

March 8, 2018

The Autonomous Controls Laboratory develops algorithms that enhance the on-board decision making and autonomous capabilities of robotic systems.

February 20, 2018 | UW Engineering

Osa Igbinosun, a former Navy pilot and now A&A Ph.D. candidate, researches how to use resources found on astronomical bodies such as the moon, Mars and asteroids.

February 16, 2018 | UW News

UW engineers have turned tissue paper into a wearable sensor that can detect human movement.

February 7, 2018 | National Academy of Engineering
Congratulations to Dennis Muilenburg (MS ‘90) who has been elected to the 2018 Class of the NAE.
January 17, 2018

Congratulations to Dennis Muilenburg (MSAA ‘90) on receiving the 2018 Dean’s Diamond Award.

January 16, 2018 | UW 360

UW360 features Suzanna Darcy-Hennemann, first female Boeing test pilot, local aviation pioneer, and '17 Diamond Awardee.

November 30, 2017 | IT Connect

UW doctoral students Laurel Marsh and Whitney Thomas are discovering the advantage that Hyak, the UW’s on-site shared cluster supercomputer, can bring to their research.

November 17, 2017

A&A Professor and College of Engineering Dean Michael Bragg was selected for the Member Spotlight in Momentum, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics' November newsletter.

November 14, 2017

Congratulations to doctoral students Charlie Kelly and Akihisa Shimazu, who won the “Future of Electric Propulsion: A Young Visionary Paper Competition" at this year's International Electric Propulsion Conference (IEPC) in Atlanta, GA.

October 25, 2017

Congratulations to Gustavo Eidji Camarinha Fujiwara, a PhD student in the William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics, for winning the AIAA AVIATION 2017 - Best Student Paper Award.

October 18, 2017

Congratulations to doctoral student Utku Eren on receiving the "Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) Graduate Award 2017-2018" from the Technical Committees of The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).

September 28, 2017

Congratulations to A&A Professor Mehran Mesbahi, who has been named to a new Endowed Professorship in Control Systems and Networks.

September 19, 2017

The team’s project, titled ‘Multidisciplinary Arduino Project-Based Learning in Early Engineering Education,’ will involve the development of tools, materials and educational plans to provide and support project-based learning with computation, electronics and mechanical systems along multiple pathways in early engineering education.

September 18, 2017 | Seattle Times

Seattle-based digital imaging company BlackSky has won the backing of Europe’s largest satellite maker, Thales Alenia Space, and expects to open a satellite manufacturing facility in the Seattle area with 30 to 35 initial employees, company co-founder Jason Andrews said Friday.

September 13, 2017

We were saddened to learn that alumnus Eric Schultz (MS 97) passed away. Schultz was a Lieutenant Colonel and pilot in the US Air Force and was flying a training mission when his plane crashed at the Nevada Test and Training Range, near Nellis Air Force Base.

August 29, 2017

Congratulations to Gustavo Eidji Camarinha Fujiwara, a PhD student in the William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics who has been awarded the Josephine de Karman Fellowship. He was one of only eight students selected in a highly competitive process from a pool of about 400 applicants from universities nation-wide.

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