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Thu, 02/01/2024 | UW College of Engineering

A&A alumna Stephanie Bostwick wins Diamond Award

A&A alumna Stephanie Bostwick wins a College of Engineering Diamond Award for her work on solar microgrids.

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Tue, 01/30/2024 | Brooke Owens Fellowship

Senna Keesing receives Brooke Owens Fellowship

A&A undergrad Senna Keesing joins the latest class of "Brookies" and will intern with Vast Space this summer.

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Mon, 01/29/2024

A&A students learn a new model of aerospace manufacturing from local CEO

Autonomous Machining CEO Mike Dunlop shares his innovative approach to aerospace manufacturing with A&A students.

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Thu, 01/25/2024

Marc Alwan awarded Mary Gates Research Scholarship

Marc Alwan, a member of Husky Satellite Lab’s leadership team, is awarded a Mary Gates Research Scholarship.

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Thu, 01/25/2024

Generating dynamically feasible trajectories reliably and efficiently

Professor Açikmeşe received the IEEE 2023 Control Systems Magazine Outstanding Paper Award.

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Mon, 01/22/2024

A&A PhD student Kevin Manohar receives Herbold Fellowship

A&A PhD student Kevin Manohar receives Herbold Fellowship to research models for turbulent flow.

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Mon, 12/18/2023

Adapting an inclusive workshop

A&A adapts a workshop model to strengthen engineering student applications for fellowships and create community.

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Wed, 11/22/2023

Supporting Tribal-led salmon monitoring using computer vision

UW researchers are developing a drone-based salmon survey method that the Sauk-Suiattle can use to manage resources.

Jasper Geldenbott

Fri, 11/17/2023

A&A undergraduate Jasper Geldenbott receives Levinson Emerging Scholars Award

Undergrad Jasper Geldenbott receives this award to pursue research to enable robots to navigate around pedestrians.

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Tue, 11/14/2023 | IEEE Xplore

IEEE interviews A&A alum Shahriar Talebi

IEEE Xplore interviews Shahriar Talebi (A&A PhD ‘23) on his dissertation in control theory and his PhD journey.

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Mon, 11/06/2023

Understanding cryogenic propellants for long-duration space missions

Professor Hermanson’s publication selected as Cryogenics Best Paper for advancement of propellant modeling.

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Fri, 11/03/2023

Karen Leung is the Vagners-Christianson Endowed Faculty Fellow

Assistant Professor Karen Leung is the inaugural Vagners-Christianson A&A Faculty Fellow.

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Wed, 11/01/2023

A&A’s Justin Little receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

Little’s award is for research on extracting power from solar winds on the lunar surface.

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Mon, 10/23/2023

Engineering ‘spidey-senses’

Spiders can inform how we engineer sensing structures without sensors.

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Mon, 10/02/2023

A&A graduate students receive Aerospace Career Enhancement Fellowships

Nithin Adidela, Jared Smythe and Eddie Ting receive SPEAA ACE Fellowships to advance their research.

Bhuvana Srinivasan

Thu, 09/28/2023 | UW Research

New faculty spotlight: Bhuvana Srinivasan

Associate professor Bhuvana Srinivasan joins A&A’s faculty to advance nuclear fusion, space propulsion and more.

The UW Engineering Without Borders team in Nicaragua

Mon, 09/04/2023 | UW College of Engineering

International impact

A&A's Kyra Dugan makes an impact in a local water infrastructure in Nicaragua with UW's Engineers Without Borders.

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Mon, 08/14/2023

The 2023 capstone team awards

We announce the winners of the 2022 Capstone Film Fest and the Technical Excellence Awards.

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Mon, 08/14/2023

2023 A&A Graduate Research Showcase

A&A’s 2nd annual Graduate Research Showcase featured cutting-edge research from our graduate students.

Howard Hu on YouTube

Tue, 08/01/2023 | A&A's YouTube Channel

Interview with NASA Orion Program Manager Howard Hu

A&A's Kenn Curry interviews Distinguished Alumnus Howard Hu on his best days at NASA, his A&A training, and more.

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Tue, 08/01/2023

Top three fin-tastic research posters awarded at SHARC Week’s undergraduate showcase

A&A recognizes three students for their innovative research at first-ever SHARC Week showcase for undergrads.


Mon, 07/31/2023 | Empowered Startups

Emerging technology aims to predict the probability of wildfires

Empowered Startups highlights the work of its capstone team developing a drone prototype for wildfire prevention.

Mehran Mesbahi

Tue, 07/18/2023 | UW News

Eight UW professors elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences

Professor Mehran Mesbahi will be inducted into the 2023 class of the Washington State Academy of Sciences.

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Mon, 07/10/2023

A&A Student Excellence Awards 2023

A&A announces the 2023 Student Excellence Awards for research, teaching and service.

The UW AISES First Nations Launch team

Thu, 07/06/2023 | UW Materials Science & Engineering

First Nations students rocket to success

A materials-heavy rocket challenge leads to a win in Wisconsin for UW's AISES team including A&A's Grace Pardini.