Undergraduate Francisco Kulyckyj receives Aerospace Department’s Distinguished Leadership Award

Graduating senior Francisco Kulyckyj (BSAE ’18) was selected as the recipient of the Aerospace Department’s Distinguished Leadership Award “for exemplary leadership in the department and for positively influencing peers in-class and within extracurricular organizations.”

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Professor Peter Washabaugh receives 2017 Silver Shaft Award

Sigma Gamma Tau named Peter Washabaugh, Arthur F. Thernau Professor of Aerospace Engineering, as recipient of the 2017 Silver Shaft Award.

Aerospace Engineering

Annual Gerard M. Faeth Memorial honors late Professor of Aerospace Engineering Gerard “Jerry” Faeth

The final Annual Gerard M. Faeth Memorial Lecture honored the professional and personal contributions of Arthur B. Modine Professor of Aerospace Engineering Gerard “Jerry” Faeth.

Aerospace Engineering

SPIE Tribute Conference held in honor of AE Department Chair Dr. Dan Inman

On March 28-29, an SPIE Tribute Conference was held in honor of Aerospace Chair Dr. Dan Inman for a lifetime of contributions to the field of smart structures.

Aerospace Engineering

New U-M Robotics Building named in honor of Ford Motor Company gift

The four-story, 140,000 square-foot robotics facility slated for U-M’s North Campus will be named the Ford Motor Company Robotics Building in recognition of a $15 million gift from the company to Michigan Engineering.

Michigan Engineering

M250 engine to join hardware on-display in FXB atrium

At the AIAA Region III Student Conference on April 1, a new addition to the François Xavier Bagnoud atrium was unveiled: a Rolls-Royce M250 Engine.

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace graduate student recognized for top academic achievement

Aerospace Engineering doctoral student Puneet Singh is the recipient of the College of Engineering’s Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement.

Aerospace Engineering

AE Master’s student receives competitive Vertical Flight Foundation scholarship

Aerospace Engineering Master’s student Ryan Patterson has been selected for a highly competitive Vertical Flight Foundation scholarship from the American Helicopter Society (AHS).

Aerospace Engineering

Data-Enabled Design for Combustion Dynamics in Propulsion Engines

This lecture will address a multi-fidelity modeling strategy to facilitate data-enabled design of combustion devices for propulsion engines.


Rocket engines must be more stable if we’re going to get to Mars

Karthik Duraisamy, AERO assistant professor, is working on building rocket engines that won't blow up.

Michigan Radio

Dr. Khaled Shahwan joins Michigan Aero Industry Advisory Board

The Aerospace Department welcomes Dr. Khaled Shahwan to its Industry Advisory Board.

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Professor Iain Boyd’s new book released

James E. Knott Professor Iain Boyd’s new textbook, “Nonequilibrium Gas Dynamics and Molecular Simulation,” has been published.

Aerospace Engineering

“Rediscovered” engine for more efficient power plants

U-M led research on the rotating detonation engine in the 1960s - then the US abandoned the design. Now it returns.

Michigan Engineering

Past, present and future of women in Aerospace

The University of Michigan has eagerly embraced expanding diversity in the aerospace industry. In honor of National Women’s Month, we take a closer look at the past, present and future trailblazers of the Aerospace Department.

Aerospace Engineering

Professor Peretz Friedmann selected to receive Klemin Award by American Helicopter Society International

Dr. Friedmann has received the Dr. Alexander Klemin Award from the American Helicopter Society International Awards Committee for notable achievement in advancing the field of vertical flight aeronautics.

Aerospace Engineering

Nikolas A. and Denise A. Bletsos Endowed Scholarship Fund established

This fund will provide need-based scholarship support to undergraduate students in the Department of Aerospace Engineering.

Michigan Engineering

MASA student rocketry team featured on MGoBlue

The Michigan Aeronautical Science Association (MASA) was recently featured on MGoBlue for its innovative work with student rocketry.

Aerospace Engineering

U-M students plan to launch time capsule satellite into space

CubeSat contains 10 one-inch silicon data chips and is expected to contain interviews from 1,000 members of the U-M community, including students, faculty and alumni, in what is an experiment to test synthetic DNA as a medium for storing data in space.


NGA using data from Spire and Ball to monitor Arctic maritime traffic


Designing the fuel-efficient aircraft of the future

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