Sun, 05/29/2022 | UW MagazineGary Lai, '99, helps lead Blue Origin into space
Gary Lai was one of the first 20 employees of Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin aerospace company. In March, he joined five other passengers for the company's fourth manned suborbital space flight.
Tue, 05/24/2022Mike Taniguchi (‘71) is the 2022 A&A Distinguished Alum
Mike Taniguchi, expert in liquid rocket propulsion, is the 2022 Distinguished Alum.
Mon, 04/11/2022NSF supports our research into why nanofoams are full of surprises
NSF supports an A&A and ME collaborative investigation of a novel new material.
Thu, 03/31/2022 | UW Foster BlogEnvironmental Innovation Challenge rewards student ventures
A&A's Carter Vu earned the Grand Prize in the 2022 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge for a plastic recycling process.
Mon, 03/28/2022 | UW NewsUW graduate and professional disciplines again place high in US News’ best graduate school rankings
A&A's graduate program ranks 17th in aerospace engineering, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Fri, 03/25/2022 | Clean Energy InstituteMicrogrids for energy sovereignty
Alumna Stephanie Bostwick aims to bring clean energy to her classroom at Northwest Indian College and to the Lummi Nation.
Mon, 03/21/2022 | GeekWireBlue Origin gives ‘SNL’ comedian Pete Davidson’s suborbital seat to the spaceship’s chief architect
Gary Lai (A&A '99), Blue Origin's chief architect for the New Shepard launch system, gets a ticket to space.
Wed, 03/16/2022 | GeekWireWave Motion wins $1.3M award to work on prototype jet-gun launcher for U.S. Navy
A start-up founded by three A&A alumni won $1.3M from the U.S. Navy to develop a barrel-less space launcher technology.
Tue, 03/01/2022NSF invests in UW’s plasma modeling
The National Science Foundation invests in our labs to advance plasma modeling for propulsion and cleaner energy.
Mon, 02/28/2022 | NASANASA Promotes Howard Hu to Lead Orion Ahead of First Artemis Mission
Howard Hu will lead NASA's Orion as the program prepares to send its first uncrewed flight test around the Moon.
Mon, 02/14/2022Space matters
SPARC sets the course for space research and policy partnerships in the Pacific Northwest.
Thu, 02/10/2022 | GeekWireUniv. of Washington student tests trivia smarts in 'Jeopardy! National College Championship'
A&A's Kaden Lee speaks with GeekWire about competing on Jeopardy!
Wed, 01/26/2022Rao and Usha Varanasi receive 2022 Diamond Award
Rao (A&A PhD '68) and Usha Varanasi are the 2022 UW College of Engineering Diamond Award Honorees for Distinguished Service.
Fri, 01/14/2022SEDS wins two chapter awards at SpaceVision
SEDS is a burgeoning chapter at UW, recently winning the Chapter of the Year award and the Chapter Diversity award.
Wed, 01/05/2022Aithal awarded Condit Fellowship
Abhiram Aithal chosen as the Condit Dissertation Year Fellow, a new award to help PhD students finish their degree.
Thu, 12/09/2021Behçet Açıkmeşe elevated to 2022 IEEE Fellow
Professor Açıkmeşe voted IEEE Fellow for optimization-based nonlinear control and planetary landing systems.
Wed, 11/24/2021Samuel Buckner is the newest A&A ARCS Scholar
A&A doctoral student Samuel Buckner received an ARCS Scholarship to create new technologies and expand innovation.
Sat, 11/06/2021 | GeekWireThe buzz about fusion energy: Expert explains industry’s ‘reinvigoration’ as tech attracts VC dollars
A&A’s Chris Hansen talks fusion energy with GeekWire, discussing the current industry state as VC dollars flood in.
Mon, 10/25/2021 | UW College of Arts & SciencesThe Math Alliance expands diversity in STEM through mentorship
The math mentorship program preparing underrepresented students for STEM graduate programs comes to the UW with A&A support.
Tue, 10/12/2021WA Space Grant moves to A&A
The renowned NASA program's relocation to A&A will help strengthen hands-on student learning.
Tue, 10/05/2021Strategic Plan 2021-2026
Engineering for the public good pursues solutions to improve the quality of life for all – whether in infrastructure, technology, transportation, health, environment or manufacturing.
Mon, 09/27/2021 | AIAAAIAA Announces its Class of 2022 Associate Fellows
A&A’s Antonino Ferrante makes the 2022 Class of AIAA Associate Fellows.
Wed, 09/01/2021 | CoMotionUniversity of Washington spinoff, Zap Energy, on track to power the planet
Zap Energy is paving the way to commercially scalable low-carbon fusion.
Thu, 08/12/2021 | UW Aero & AstroNailing the landings in space
A&A is solving the challenges of how and where to land on the Moon, Mars and beyond.
Wed, 07/28/2021 | UW Aero & AstroKristi Morgansen elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences
Chair Kristi Morgansen joins the WA State Academy of Sciences, receiving one of only 38 spots offered this year.