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Mon, 10/29/2018 | University of Washington

STARS benefits Cordero

A&A's Cordero succeeds under STARS, which gives students from underserved communities an extra year at UW before launching into engineering.

Thu, 10/25/2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

UW celebrates centennial of aeronautics instruction

A&A celebrated 100 years of aeronautics instruction, bringing together for a day-long event Boeing executives, UW leaders, current and former faculty, partners and alumni. 

Tue, 10/23/2018 | Geekwire

Morgansen joins other space community leaders to advocate for a WA rocket testing site

Interim Chair Kristi Morgansen and other leaders of the Seattle-area space community discussed with lawmakers the need for a rocket testing site in WA.

Wed, 10/17/2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

Fujiwara wins SAE Doctoral Engineering Scholarship

A&A’s Fujiwara won one of only two 2018 SAE Doctoral Engineering Scholarships.

Wed, 10/10/2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A drone mapping project advances wildfire modeling

A&A’s Autonomous Flight Systems Lab is partnering with the US Forest Service to improve the efficiency of data collection for wildfire modeling.

Mon, 10/08/2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A’s Meera Unadkat interned at Virgin Orbit through Brooke Owen's Fellowship

A&A's Meera Unadkat worked as a structures engineering intern, her main job being to test fasteners used on LauncherOne.

Sat, 09/29/2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A's Charlie Kelly wins NASA Fellowship

A&A's Charlie Kelly awarded major NASA fellowship to slow down satellites as they enter the atmospheres of space bodies, a major engineering challenge.

Thu, 09/27/2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A’s Finn van Donkelaar’s innovative space launch proposal wins AIAA 1st place

After his first place win at AIAA, A&A’s Finn van Donkelaar is teaming up with colleague James Penna to advance prototypes of an innovative space launch system.

Tue, 09/18/2018 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

UW Hyperloop Team Wins Innovation Prize at SpaceX Competition

The UW Hyperloop Team used an innovative propulsion method to place as the top U.S. team and clinch an innovation award at the SpaceX competition.

Fri, 08/24/2018 | Department of Mechanical Engineering

Secrets of the sky

A&A students learn how to design commercial airplanes from Boeing engineers and Mechanical Engineering faculty.

Wed, 08/15/2018 | GeekWire

No GPS? No problem! Researchers test new and improved systems to track drones

The Autonomous Flight Systems Lab developed a backup navigation system if GPS satellites fail.

Wed, 08/15/2018 | UW News

Flying blind

A&A researchers create a method to keep drones on course when GPS signals fail.

Thu, 04/26/2018

Dean's Medal Recipient

A&A Student Trevor Hedges has received a 2018 Dean's Medal for Academic Excellence.

Fri, 03/23/2018

Two A&A Research Projects Awarded Mary Gates Scholarships

Minh Nguyen and John Buffalo were selected as 2018 Mary Gates Scholars.

Thu, 03/08/2018

ACL Creates Algorithms for Robotic Systems

The Autonomous Controls Laboratory develops algorithms that enhance the on-board decision making and autonomous capabilities of robotic systems.

Tue, 02/20/2018 | UW Engineering

Undaunted determination

Osa Igbinosun, a former Navy pilot and now A&A Ph.D. candidate, researches how to use resources found on astronomical bodies such as the moon, Mars and asteroids.

Fri, 02/16/2018 | UW News

Prof. Yang Co-Authors Paper on Wearable Sensors

UW engineers have turned tissue paper into a wearable sensor that can detect human movement.

Wed, 02/07/2018 | National Academy of Engineering

Muilenburg Elected to NAE

Congratulations to Dennis Muilenburg (MS ‘90) who has been elected to the 2018 Class of the NAE.

Wed, 01/17/2018

The 2018 Diamond Awards

Congratulations to Dennis Muilenburg (MSAA ‘90) on receiving the 2018 Dean’s Diamond Award.

Tue, 01/16/2018 | UW 360

Distinguished Alumna Featured in UW360

UW360 features Suzanna Darcy-Hennemann, first female Boeing test pilot, local aviation pioneer, and '17 Diamond Awardee.

Thu, 11/30/2017 | IT Connect

Students 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, 11/17/2017

AIAA 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, 11/14/2017

Young 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, 10/25/2017

Fujiwara 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, 10/18/2017

Eren 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).