Thu, 04/02/2020 | UW College of Arts & Sciences500 years of innovation
A&A Chair Kristi Morgansen celebrates Leonardo DaVinci's study of nature to inspire engineering.
Tue, 03/31/2020 | UW Aero & AstroKourosh Hadi named A&A's Distinguished Alumnus 2020
Boeing's Kourosh Hadi is being honored for his contributions to the field of aeronautics and to the department.
Mon, 03/30/2020 | CrosscutHuman Elements: Through origami, science unfolds
A&A's JK Yang informs design, medicine and the future of space travel with a single sheet of folding paper.
Mon, 03/23/2020 | SeekerWhy engineers turned to origami to create reality-bending metamaterials
A&A researchers have developed a solution to help reduce impact forces, harvest energy for electronics, and more.
Mon, 03/23/2020 | UW Aero & AstroUpdating Apollo 11
Researchers show us what we gain by applying optimization algorithms to the iconic mission.
Tue, 03/10/2020 | PC GamesKerbal Space Program 2 heads to space while grounded in science
Professor Uri Shumlak advises Kerbal Space Program 2, a video game grounded in orbital physics for interstellar travel.
Fri, 03/06/2020 | UW Undergraduate Academic AffairsUW Honors students use art to disrupt the narrative on homelessness
A&A's Danny Roberts curates part of an exhibit to change the narrative of homelessness with "Real Change."
Wed, 03/04/2020 | UW College of EngineeringAccelerating innovation
The Jones + Foster Accelerator has helped engineering students propel their startups toward a sustainable future.
Wed, 02/26/2020 | UW Aero & AstroSociety of Women Engineers awardees
A&A's Jaspreet Kaur Sidhu and Sarah Li received Outstanding Female Awards by the UW Society of Women Engineers.
Tue, 02/25/2020 | UW Aero & AstroA&A CubeSat secures exclusive NASA spot
NASA picks A&A's CubeSat for the CubeSat Launch Initiative, providing preparation services and a ride into space.
Fri, 02/21/2020 | NASANASA announces next round of candidates for CubeSat space missions
A&A’s CubeSat Soc-I wins exclusive spot in NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative, securing a launch as soon as 2021.
Wed, 02/19/2020 | Popular MechanicsRevolutionizing rocket launches
Popular Mechanics delves into James Koch's mathematical breakthrough explaining the behavior of a rotating detonation engine.
Tue, 02/18/2020 | UW NewsMore efficient rockets
Ph.D. student James Koch's research on rotating detonation engines may aid in building cheaper, lighter spacecraft.
Wed, 02/05/2020 | UW Aero & AstroThe "Paper Boys" deliver
ECE's James Rosenthal and A&A's Charlie Kelly unpack attention-grabbing science headlines with levity in an engaging podcast.
Fri, 01/24/2020 | IOP ScienceNew book on Particle Tracking Velocimetry
A&A Professor Dana Dabiri and 2019 alum Charles Pecora published a new book "Particle Tracking Velocimetry."
Tue, 01/14/2020 | UW Aero & AstroGood vibrations
A&A's Chun-Wei Chen contains energy for better structures, smoother rides, and higher efficiency.
Thu, 12/26/2019 | Seattle TimesFederal space push is an opportunity for Washington
A&A Chair Kristi Morgansen quoted in Seattle Times on the opportunity for the UW with new federal space activities.
Fri, 12/20/2019 | UW Aero & AstroA&A's Little to develop data science methods for plasma optimization
A&A professor Justin Little won an award from the Air Force to apply data science methods to plasma physics.
Wed, 12/18/2019 | The Seattle TimesAmazon to launch new satellite-communications headquarters in Redmond
A&A Chair Kristi Morgansen is quoted on the growing satellite activity in the Seattle area and the corresponding challenge of space debris.
Wed, 12/18/2019 | UW Aero & AstroAçıkmeşe wins IEEE Technical Excellence Award
Açıkmeşe won the IEEE's Control Systems Society's 2019 Technical Excellence Award in Aerospace Control.
Mon, 12/09/2019 | UW Mechanical EngineeringUW Hyperloop: On track to STEM
UW Hyperloop has a new goal: get more kids excited about engineering.
Mon, 12/09/2019 | GeekWireSatellite mega-constellations stir a debate over avoiding catastrophic orbital crashes
First UW Space Symposium keynote speaker Kevin Chilton wades into debate over mega-constellations.
Wed, 12/04/2019 | UW Space Policy and Research CenterCharting the rules for space: A new UW center convenes policymakers and engineers
Co-Directors Kristi Morgansen and Saadia Pekkanen explain the need for the Space Policy and Research Center and the unique advantage the UW provides.
Mon, 11/25/2019 | UW Aero & AstroA&A leads $1.2M NSF grant to advance autonomy through Mars missions insights
A research team spanning three universities led by A&A professor Behçet Açıkmeşe received a total of $1.2 million from the NSF.