Thu, 09/27/2018 | Department of Aeronautics & AstronauticsA&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 & AstronauticsUW 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 EngineeringSecrets of the sky
A&A students learn how to design commercial airplanes from Boeing engineers and Mechanical Engineering faculty.
Wed, 08/15/2018 | GeekWireNo 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 NewsFlying blind
A&A researchers create a method to keep drones on course when GPS signals fail.
Thu, 04/26/2018Dean's Medal Recipient
A&A Student Trevor Hedges has received a 2018 Dean's Medal for Academic Excellence.
Fri, 03/23/2018Two A&A Research Projects Awarded Mary Gates Scholarships
Minh Nguyen and John Buffalo were selected as 2018 Mary Gates Scholars.
Thu, 03/08/2018ACL 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 EngineeringUndaunted 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 NewsProf. 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 EngineeringMuilenburg Elected to NAE
Congratulations to Dennis Muilenburg (MS ‘90) who has been elected to the 2018 Class of the NAE.
Wed, 01/17/2018The 2018 Diamond Awards
Congratulations to Dennis Muilenburg (MSAA ‘90) on receiving the 2018 Dean’s Diamond Award.
Tue, 01/16/2018 | UW 360Distinguished 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 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.