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.
Thu, 11/21/2019 | American Physical SocietyA&A co-hosting major meeting on fluid dynamics
A&A's Professor Dana Dabiri is co-hosting the 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics in Seattle.
Fri, 11/15/2019 | UW NewsJinkyu Yang part of $1.7M NSF grant to study corals
Associate professor Jinkyu Yang and a team of researchers have received a two-year, $1.7 million National Science Foundation grant to study coral growth.
Tue, 11/05/2019 | UW Aero & AstroJourney from Jordan: An A&A student's uncharted exit from the Royal Jordanian Air Force
A fellowship brought Mohammad Al Jarrah to A&A after a difficult decision to leave the Royal Jordanian Air Force.
Thu, 10/31/2019 | Museum of FlightLuella Armstrong: 2019 Pathfinder Award for Engineering
A&A alumna Luella Mae Armstrong (class of 1951) won the Pathfinder Award in Engineering from the Museum of Flight.
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Tue, 10/01/2019 | UW Aero & AstroA&A professor Uri Shumlak elected American Physical Society Fellow
A&A's Uri Shumlak has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society for his Z-pinch research.
Fri, 09/27/2019 | Department of Aeronautics & AstronauticsA&A's fluids and composites expertise crucial to UW Formula Motorsports
UW Formula Motorsports is seeking more team members and looking for A&A expertise.
Wed, 09/25/2019 | UW Aero & AstroThe College of Engineering remembers Fred Ribe, Professor Emeritus and pioneer in nuclear fusion
Fred Ribe was a pioneer in fusion energy research in the UW nuclear engineering department.
Thu, 09/19/2019 | UW NewsPlasma flow near sun's surface explains sunspots, other solar phenomena
A University of Washington study published this month in the journal Physics of Plasmas proposes a model of plasma motion that would explain the 11-year sunspot cycle and several other previously mysterious properties of the sun.
Thu, 09/12/2019 | Department of Aeronautics & AstronauticsLanding big on Mars
A&A is researching supersonic retropropulsion, a leading technique to slow down and land large spacecrafts on Mars.