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Wed, 08/19/2020 | IEEE Control Systems Magazine

A conversation with Behçet Açıkmeşe

IEEE Control Systems Magazine interviews Professor Açıkmeşe on his early career and the field’s future directions.

Mon, 08/17/2020 | College of Engineering

STAR(S) Student

STARS graduate Ivan Cordero on what he's been up to since completing his A&A degree.

Fri, 08/07/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Hide and seek

A&A's Autonomous Flight Systems Lab is building a drone-based machine learning dataset to find those lost in wilderness.

Tue, 07/14/2020 | GeekWire

Former Spaceflight CEO and French entrepreneur join forces to launch astronaut training startup

A&A alum and Visiting Committee member Jason Andrews co-launches start-up Orbite to train future space tourists.

Tue, 07/07/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

A&A Student Excellence Awards 2020

Announcing the William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics' 2020 Student Excellence Awards.

Mon, 07/06/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

2020 capstone award honorees announced

A&A is thrilled to announce these 2020 capstone awards as a wonderful close to this most unusual academic year.

Tue, 06/23/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

AIAA region VI student conference awards 2020

Two A&A papers won recognition from the 2020 AIAA Region VI Student Conference.

Mon, 06/15/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Dr. Ed Habtour to join A&A faculty

Habtour brings an impressive track record of academic, industry, Department of Defense and national lab experience.

Fri, 06/12/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

A message from A&A Chair Kristi Morgansen

A&A Chair Kristi Morgansen reflects on the close of this year and the challenges we face.

Fri, 05/29/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Innovate is what we engineers do: The A&A capstones pivot

A&A capstone teams adjusted deliverables in the wake of closures of UW facilities and social distancing rules.

Fri, 05/29/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

2020 Capstone Film Fest

As we couldn't gather together for the usual Capstone Poster Sessions, A&A debuts the Capstone Film Fest.

Mon, 05/18/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Modeling COVID-19 transmission: Apply aerospace

A&A alum Dan Klein draws on his controls training to model the transmission of COVID-19 in King County.

Tue, 05/12/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Ferrante and Yang win FACET awards

A&A's Ferrante and Yang are recognized for their influence on the professional development of their students.

Wed, 05/06/2020 | Wired

After 60 years, explosion-powered rockets are nearly here

A&A's James Koch figures out the mathematical model that explains the patterns in a rotating detonation engine.


Mon, 05/04/2020 | UW College of Engineering

Job searching during COVID-19

Advice for students on how to navigate the near-term engineering job market.

Mon, 05/04/2020 | University of Washington

A&A's Taylor Reynolds honored as Husky 100

The Husky 100 recognizes 100 UW students who are making the most of their time at the UW.

Wed, 04/29/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Aerospace turns the tide on marine energy

A&A's Owen Williams advises how to map the hydrodynamics of marine cross-flow turbines to advance cost-effective industry standards.

Wed, 04/22/2020 | UW CoMotion

UW innovators battling climate change

CoMotion highlights A&A fusion energy spinoff CTFusion as a champion of the environment.

Fri, 04/17/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Dr. Erik Hurlen joins A&A faculty

Erik Hurlen joins A&A as an Associate Teaching Professor, starting in the fall quarter.

Mon, 04/06/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Affiliate professor Robert Dougherty wins AIAA aeroacoustics award

Robert Dougherty, who teaches Aircraft Noise in A&A, won the AIAA 2020 Aeroacoustics Award.

Thu, 04/02/2020 | UW College of Arts & Sciences

500 years of innovation

A&A Chair Kristi Morgansen celebrates Leonardo DaVinci's study of nature to inspire engineering.

Tue, 03/31/2020 | UW Aero & Astro

Kourosh 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 | Crosscut

Human 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 | Seeker

Why 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 & Astro

Updating Apollo 11

Researchers show us what we gain by applying optimization algorithms to the iconic mission.