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Research News

Aerospace Professor Joaquim Martins to serve as Principal Investigator for Michigan-AFRL partnership

Professor Joaquim Martins will lead development of a computational framework for analyzing aircraft under the Michigan-AFRL Center for Aerospace Vehicle Design collaboration.

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U-M named Air Force Research Laboratory Collaborative Center in Aerospace Vehicle Design

A team of researchers led by Michigan Aerospace Professor Joaquim Martins was selected for a highly competitive partnership with the Air Force Research Lab.

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AE researcher Jared Hobeck harnesses energy from piezoelectric grass

AE Postdoctoral Fellow Jared Hobeck was featured on Nature Knows Best for his work with piezoelectric grass to harness power from the wind.

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Aerospace Community News

Two aerospace-bound undergrads honored with 2017 20Twenties Award

Two College of Engineering undergraduates, Kelly Henckel (BSCS ’18) and Becky Hill (BSAE ’18), were named as recipients of Aviation Week’s prestigious 20Twenties award for 2017.

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Three Aerospace Engineering Ph.D. candidates receive Amelia Earhart Fellowship

Aerospace Engineering Ph.D. candidates Sarah Cusson, Devina Sanjaya and Pinar Acar were selected as recipients of the prestigious Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship.

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Henry Sodano promoted to AIAA Associate Fellow

Aerospace Engineering Associate Professor Henry Sodano has been promoted to an American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Associate Fellow.

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Aerospace Day

Find out more about the department’s biggest outreach event, bringing in young students from across Michigan.

The event is held biannually in the Fall and Spring. It's a great way to meet and connect with the next generation of aerospace engineers!

Tenure-Track Faculty Search

Our mission is to prepare students who are widely known for exceptional strength in technical fundamentals across all aerospace disciplines, cognizant of modern aerospace technologies and are sought after by top graduate schools and aerospace related industries worldwide.

We are currently searching for new faculty in the areas of aerospace that align with principal research interests pursued in the department.