Thu, 11/30/2017 | IT ConnectStudents discover the power of scientific supercomputing to advance their research
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.
Fri, 11/17/2017AIAA Member Spotlight
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.
Tue, 11/14/2017Young Visionaries
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.
Wed, 10/25/2017Fujiwara Again Wins AIAA Best Paper Award
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.
Wed, 10/18/2017Eren Wins AIAA GNC Award
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).
Thu, 09/28/2017Mesbahi Named To Endowed Professorship
Congratulations to A&A Professor Mehran Mesbahi, who has been named to a new Endowed Professorship in Control Systems and Networks.
Tue, 09/19/2017A&A Team Wins UW College of Engineering Strategic Instruction Initiative
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.
Mon, 09/18/2017 | Seattle TimesBruckner quoted in 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.
Wed, 09/13/2017Eric Schultz passes away
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.
Tue, 08/29/2017Fujiwara Awarded de Karman Fellowship
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.
Tue, 08/22/2017Hangai Prize Winners
A&A Doctoral student Hiromi Yasuda and his advisor, Professor JK Yang, have been awarded the Hangai Prize, which is given for the best paper submitted to the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Conference.
Fri, 07/28/2017Waas elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences
Congratulations to A&A Professor and Chair Anthony Waas who has been elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in recognition of his outstanding record of scientific achievement and willingness to work on behalf of the Academy in bringing the best available science to bear on issues within the state of Washington.
Mon, 07/17/2017Dr. Paul Bevilaqua awarded 2018 AIAA Daniel Guggenheim Medal
Congratulations to A&A Visiting Committee Member, Dr. Paul Bevilaqua who has been awarded the 2018 AIAA Daniel Guggenheim Medal for the conception and development of the multi-cycle propulsion system and enabling technology for building and fielding of a supersonic V/STOL Strike Fighter.
Fri, 06/16/2017AIAA Best Paper Award
The paper titled, “Experimental Investigation of a Baffled-Tube Ram Accelerator” was named as AIAA Best Paper by the ASME Propulsion Committee.
Fri, 06/09/20172017 Distinguished Alumna - Heather P. Ross
Heather P. Ross has spent her career in the aviation industry, as an engineer, military transport pilot, commercial airline pilot, customer demonstration pilot, engineering test pilot, speaker, mentor, and educator.
Tue, 05/30/2017 | The DailyEye in the sky: Student-led research on unmanned systems
Chris Lum discusses the Autonomous Flight Systems Laboratory, which brings undergraduates, graduates, and professors together to research commercial and humanitarian applications of drones.
Fri, 05/05/2017Kim receives Amelia Earhart Fellowship
Congratulations to doctoral study Helen Kim on receiving the Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship for 2017-18. This fellowship was established to assist the future of women in aerospace and related sciences and engineering. It is awarded annually to only 35 women from a pool of applicants world-wide, and recognizes those who demonstrate an outstanding academic record.
Fri, 05/05/2017Foight receives National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Doctoral student Dillon Foight, who works with Professor Anshu Narang-Siddarth, is the recipient of a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Dillon, who was on the Dean’s List for 7 semesters, was also inducted into Sigma Pi Sigma, the Physics Honors Society, and received the College of Arts and Sciences Student Research of the Year Award.
Fri, 05/05/2017Sierra Adibi receives National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship
Sierra Adibi, a PhD student in the William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics, has just received a National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship. Sierra’s is currently working with Professor Kristi Morgansen in the Nonlinear Dynamics and Control Laboratory on novel applications of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in GPS-denied environments.
Fri, 05/05/2017First A&A Dean’s Medalist
Senior Alexis Harroun has been selected as a 2017 College of Engineering Dean's Medalist for Academic Excellence. She has the distinction of being the first student from the William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics to have been given this honor.
Tue, 04/04/2017A&A Grad Wins Caltech Space Challenge
Congratulations to A&A graduate student Daniel Crews, whose Team Explorer won first prize at the 2017 Caltech Space Challenge held March 26 – 31, 2017.
Fri, 03/31/2017Students win at AIAA Region VI Student Conference
Congratulations to our student award winners at the 2017 AIAA Region VI Student Conference March 17 -19 in San Jose, California.
Tue, 03/28/2017Life on Mars?
Aeronautics & Astronautics alumna Ansley Barnard, BS ’12, is one of six volunteers living in an isolated dome on the slopes of Mauna Loa on Hawaii’s Big Island, where the geology mimics that of Mars. She’s participating in a NASA-funded Mars simulation mission, known as the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation project (HI-SEAS).
Mon, 03/27/2017Robotics reboot
A profile of Husky Robotics, a student team involved in the University Rover Challenge, where teams from across the globe design and build remote-controlled space exploration vehicles. In its sixth year at the UW, the Husky Robotics team has turned its attention inward. By focusing on creating a solid foundation, the team hopes to set future generations of UW student roboticists on a path to success.
Fri, 03/10/2017Two of Antonino Ferrante's papers chosen for special review
Every month, the Journal of Fluid Mechanics selects one paper published in their bi-monthly journal for special review by an expert in the field. The latest two papers published by Professor Antonino Ferrante (principal investigator of the Computational Fluid Mechanics group) have received this recognition.