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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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Michigan Ph.D. students use aerodynamics to design driver for Golf Channel competition

Michigan AE Ph.D. students Kyle Hanquist and Kevin Neitzel use aerospace design principles to design high-performance golf club for new televised design competition "Driver vs. Driver."

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Robotics building design approved, including space for Ford

Robotic technologies for air, sea and roads, for factories, hospitals and homes will have tailored lab space in Michigan Engineering’s Robotics Laboratory.

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Aerospace Community News

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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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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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.