Calendar & Events https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News en-us Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:24:50 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:24:50 webmaster-aae@ecn.purdue.edu Purdue Day of Giving https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140430Purduedayofgiving https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140430Purduedayofgiving Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 Outstanding Aerospace Engineer Award 2014 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140926OAE2014 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140926OAE2014 Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:00:00 IAC Fall Meeting 2014 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140926IAC https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140926IAC Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:00:00 Research Symposium Series: Lauren Bowers and Chris Fugger https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140428RSS_Presentations https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140428RSS_Presentations Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:00:00 Research Symposium Series: Waterloo Tsutsui and Parithi Govindaraju https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140423RSS_Presentations https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140423RSS_Presentations Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:00:00 National Academy of Engineering 2014 Regional Meeting & Symposium https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/NAE2014RegionalMeeting https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/NAE2014RegionalMeeting On Thursday, April 24, Purdue's College of Engineering will host the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Regional Meeting and Symposium. The symposium is open and free to attendees. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 Former Head Dr. Bruce A. Reese visits AAE https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/former-head-dr-bruce-a-reese-visits-aae- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/former-head-dr-bruce-a-reese-visits-aae- The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics were delighted to receive a visit from former head Dr. Bruce A. Reese on September 6, 2013. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Faculty Recognition https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/two-aae-professors-inducted-into-purdues-book-of-great-teachers https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/two-aae-professors-inducted-into-purdues-book-of-great-teachers Fri, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Recognition by Professional Organizations https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/recognition-of-faculty-members- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/recognition-of-faculty-members- Congratulations to three faculty members who have received recognition by Professional Organizations Fri, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 New Investigator - Young Professional Development Awards https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/faculty-summary-of-new-investigator-awards- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/faculty-summary-of-new-investigator-awards- The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics congratulates three faculty members who have been awarded New Investigator or Young Professional Development Awards in the first semester of the 2013&ndash;2014 AY. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Professor Emeritus Winthrop (Gus) Gustafson inducted into the Purdue Co-Op Hall of Fame https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/professor-emeritus-winthrop-gus-gustafson-inducted-into-the-purdue-coop-hall-of-fame- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/professor-emeritus-winthrop-gus-gustafson-inducted-into-the-purdue-coop-hall-of-fame- Professor Emeritus Winthrop A. (Gus) Gustafson was among six people who were inducted into the 2013 Co-Op Hall of Fame on September 27, 2013. Professor Gustafson was Co-Op Coordinator for the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics for 14 years (1984-1998). Fri, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 The David L. Filmer, Ph.D. and Christiane E. Keck, Ph.D. Endowment https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/the-david-l-filmer-phd-and-christiane-e-keck-phd-endowment- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/the-david-l-filmer-phd-and-christiane-e-keck-phd-endowment- AAE adjunct Professor of Aeronautics & Astronautics Dr. David L. Filmer and his wife Dr. Christiane E. Keck have created an endowment to benefit Purdue University faculty members working in the area of Astrodynamics and Space Applications Fri, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Professor Michael D. Sangid Awarded Young Leader Professional Development Award 2013 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/professor-michael-d-sangid-awarded-young-leader-professional-development-award-2013- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/professor-michael-d-sangid-awarded-young-leader-professional-development-award-2013- AAE Assistant Professor Michael D. Sangid was one of four recipients chosen for the 2013 The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), Structural Materials Division (SMD) Young Professional Development Award. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Urbana - Champaign in 2010 and joined our School in 2011 Fri, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Dr. Inseok Hwang named AIAA Associate Fellow https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/aiaa-fellow https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/aiaa-fellow Dr. Inseok Hwang named AIAA Associate Fellow Fri, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Semester Ends https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20130510SemesterEnds https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20130510SemesterEnds Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Classes End https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140503ClassesEnd https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140503ClassesEnd Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Fall Classes Begin https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140825FallClassesBegin%20 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140825FallClassesBegin%20 Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Fall Break 2014 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20141014FallBreak https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20141014FallBreak Fall Break 2014 October 13-14 Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Fall Break 2014 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20141013FallBreak https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20141013FallBreak Fall Break 2014 October 13-14 Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Purdue Space Day 2014 - Friday Evening Presentation https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20141024purduespaceday https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20141024purduespaceday Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Purdue Space Day 2014 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20141025purduespaceday https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20141025purduespaceday Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Spring Commencement 2014 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140518SpringCommencementDivisionV2014 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140518SpringCommencementDivisionV2014 Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Summer Commencement 2014 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140809SummerCommencement2014 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140809SummerCommencement2014 Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Winter Commencement 2014 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20141221WinterCommencement2014 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20141221WinterCommencement2014 Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Campus Closed - Thanksgiving Break (No Classes) https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20141128ThanksgivingBreak https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20141128ThanksgivingBreak Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Campus Closed - Thanksgiving Break (No Classes) https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20141127ThanksgivingBreak https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20141127ThanksgivingBreak Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Thanksgiving Break (Students Only - No Classes) https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20141126ThanksgivingBreak https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20141126ThanksgivingBreak Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Campus Closed September 1, 2014 University Observance - Labor Day (No Classes) https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140901LaborDayOfficesClosedNoClasses https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140901LaborDayOfficesClosedNoClasses Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Campus Closed May 26th, 2014 Memorial Day (No Classes) https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140526MemorialDayCampusClosed https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140526MemorialDayCampusClosed Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Finals Week https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140505FinalsWeek https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20140505FinalsWeek Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Campus Closed July 4th, 2014 University Observance (No Classes) https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/201407044thJulyCampusClosed https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/201407044thJulyCampusClosed Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Campus Closed - University Observance - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No Classes) https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20150119MartinLutherKingDayOfficesClosed https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Events/20150119MartinLutherKingDayOfficesClosed Purdue Offices will be closed and no classes in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Mon, 02 Dec 2013 00:00:00 Stormy Boudreaux - Former Pilot of SR-71 and U-2 Gives Presentation at Purdue https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/stormy-boudreaux-former-sr71-and-u2-pilot-8211-gives-presentation- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/stormy-boudreaux-former-sr71-and-u2-pilot-8211-gives-presentation- Dr. Dan DeLaurentis and the Aero/Astro Student Advisory Council (AAESAC) presented former SR-71 and U-2 pilot Stormy Boudreaux to a packed audience in Armstrong Hall of Engineering on November 10, 2011. Fri, 02 Dec 2011 00:00:00 This Way to Mars - AAE alumni published in the Scientific American https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/this-way-to-mars- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/this-way-to-mars- By adapting ideas from robotic planetary exploration, the human space program could get astronauts to asteroids and Mars cheaply and quickly. Fri, 02 Dec 2011 00:00:00 Paula Kerkhove to retire https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/paula-kerkhove-to-retire- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/paula-kerkhove-to-retire- After 14 years of service, Paula Kerkhove will be retiring from the school on December 31. Fri, 02 Dec 2011 00:00:00 Purdue Alumnus joins Virgin Galactic as the Vice President of Operations https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/purdue-alumnus-joins-virgin-galactic-as-the-vice-president-of-operations- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/purdue-alumnus-joins-virgin-galactic-as-the-vice-president-of-operations- Mike Moses joined Virgin Galactic as the Vice President of Operations on October 1 2011, where he will be developing and leading the team to begin suborbital passenger spaceflights from Spaceport America, NM. Fri, 02 Dec 2011 00:00:00 Prof. Tasos Lyrintzis to Chair Aero Program at Embry-Riddle https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/prof-tasos-lyrintzis-to-chair-aero-program-at-embryriddle https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/prof-tasos-lyrintzis-to-chair-aero-program-at-embryriddle <b>Professor Tasos Lyrintzis</b>, Associate Head of the Graduate Program, will become the Chair of the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida, effective Jan. 2012. Fri, 02 Dec 2011 00:00:00 Honoring NASA's Pioneering Astronauts https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/neil-a-armstrong-bsae55-dea67-hdr70oae99-honored-with-congressional-gold-medal- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/neil-a-armstrong-bsae55-dea67-hdr70oae99-honored-with-congressional-gold-medal- <b>Purdue alumnus Neil A. Armstrong BSAE'55; DEA'67; HDR'70; OAE'99 honored with Congressional Gold Medal</b> Fri, 02 Dec 2011 00:00:00 Ten Alumni To Be Honored With Outstanding Aerospace Engineer Award https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/outstanding-aerospace-engineers-award-2011 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/outstanding-aerospace-engineers-award-2011 The Purdue University designation Outstanding Aerospace Engineer recognizes the professional contributions of graduates from the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics and thanks them for the recognition that their success brings to Purdue and the School. The School is pleased to honor ten graduates of AAE with the designation "Outstanding Aerospace Engineer Award." The award banquet will take place on Friday October 21, 2011. Tue, 11 Oct 2011 00:00:00 Prof. Karen Marais receives LSAMP Outstanding Mentor Award https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/prof-karen-marais-receives-lsamp-outstanding-mentor-award- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/prof-karen-marais-receives-lsamp-outstanding-mentor-award- Congratulations to AAE Assistant Professor, Karen Marais, for receiving the Louis Stokes Alliance for minority Participation-Indiana at Purdue Outstanding Mentor Award. Tue, 11 Oct 2011 00:00:00 William H. Gerstenmaier, BSAAE'77; OAE'03; DEA'07 leads new NASA human spaceflight unit https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/william-h-gerstenmaier-bsaae821777-oae821703-dea821707-leads-new-nasa-human-spaceflight-unit- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/william-h-gerstenmaier-bsaae821777-oae821703-dea821707-leads-new-nasa-human-spaceflight-unit- Purdue alumnus William H. Gerstenmaier, BSAAE'77; OAE'03; DEA'07 has been appointed to lead NASA's new Human Exploration and Operations (HEO) Mission Directorate. Tue, 11 Oct 2011 00:00:00 AAE Post Doctoral Fellow, Datu Buyung Agusdinata, wins inaugural James E. Long Memorial Post Doctoral Fellowship https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/aae-post-doctoral-fellow-datu-buyung-agusdinata-wins-inaugural-james-e-long-memorial-post-doctoral-fellowship https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/aae-post-doctoral-fellow-datu-buyung-agusdinata-wins-inaugural-james-e-long-memorial-post-doctoral-fellowship AAE Post Doctoral Fellow, Datu Buyung Agusdinata, wins inaugural James E. Long Memorial Post Doctoral Fellowship Tue, 11 Oct 2011 00:00:00 PhD candidate Don Fry wins Best Paper at 6th IEEE International Conference on System-of-Systems Engineering https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/phd-candidate-don-fry-wins-best-paper-at-6th-ieee-international-conference-on-systemofsystems-engineering https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/phd-candidate-don-fry-wins-best-paper-at-6th-ieee-international-conference-on-systemofsystems-engineering Don Fry, a PhD candidate, won the Best Paper Award at the 6th IEEE International Conference on System-of-Systems Engineering, held June 27-30, 2011 in Albuquerque, NM. Tue, 11 Oct 2011 00:00:00 PhD candidate Yi Cao selected as a recipient of a research stipend as part of the Graduate Research Award Program on Public-Sector https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/phd-candidate-yi-cao-selected-as-a-recipient-of-a-research-stipend-as-part-of-the-graduate-research-award-program-on-publicsector- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/phd-candidate-yi-cao-selected-as-a-recipient-of-a-research-stipend-as-part-of-the-graduate-research-award-program-on-publicsector- Yi Cao, a PhD candidate, has been selected as a recipient of a research stipend as part of the Graduate Research Award Program on Public-Sector Aviation Issues. Tue, 11 Oct 2011 00:00:00 Thomas Feldman receives AIAA 2011 Liquid Propulsion Student Award https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/thomas-feldman-receives-aiaa-2011-liquid-propulsion-student-award- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/thomas-feldman-receives-aiaa-2011-liquid-propulsion-student-award- Thomas Feldman, a Purdue University graduate student in the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, has received a 2011 Liquid Propulsion Student Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Liquid Propulsion Technical Committee. Tue, 11 Oct 2011 00:00:00 Brian Pomeroy receives the AIAA Martin Summerfield Propellants and Combustion Graduate Award https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/brian-pomeroy-receives-the-aiaa-martin-summerfield-propellants-and-combustion-graduate-award https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/brian-pomeroy-receives-the-aiaa-martin-summerfield-propellants-and-combustion-graduate-award Brian Pomeroy, a graduate student in the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, has received the AIAA Martin Summerfield Propellants and Combustion Graduate Award. Tue, 11 Oct 2011 00:00:00 Terri Moore retires after 31 years in AAE https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/terri-moore-retires-after-31-years-in-aae https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/terri-moore-retires-after-31-years-in-aae After 31 years of dedicated service, Terri Moore retires on May 31, 2011. Thu, 02 Jun 2011 00:00:00 Linda Flack Celebrates 45 years with the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/linda-flack-celebrates-45-years-with-the-school-of-aeronautics-and-astronautics https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/linda-flack-celebrates-45-years-with-the-school-of-aeronautics-and-astronautics On May 23, 2011, Linda Flack celebrated 45 years with the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Linda joined the School as a secretary in 1966 just after graduating from high school in Morocco, IN. In 1968, she became a secretary for Prof. Cargnino in the scheduling office. Thu, 02 Jun 2011 00:00:00 AAE Distance Graduate Education https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/aae-distance-graduate-education-2 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/aae-distance-graduate-education-2 The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics offers online master's-level engineering courses designed for working professional engineers, providing an opportunity to earn non-thesis online MSAAE degrees via distance learning. Thu, 02 Jun 2011 00:00:00 Professor Terry A. Weisshaar retires from a 41 year career in academia and government https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/professor-terry-a-weisshaar-retirs-from-a-41-year-career-in-academia-and-government- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/professor-terry-a-weisshaar-retirs-from-a-41-year-career-in-academia-and-government- Professor Terry A. Weisshaar retires at the end of the 2011 academic year from a 41 year career in academia and government where his career included positions at three major universities. He is widely recognized for his work in the field of aeroelasticity, the interaction between structures and aerodynamic loads that can lead to catastrophic in-flight failure. Thu, 02 Jun 2011 00:00:00 School of Aeronautics and Astronautics Professors Honored https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/school-of-aeronautics-and-astronautics-professors-honored- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/school-of-aeronautics-and-astronautics-professors-honored- Three AAE professors were among the recipients of the 2011 College of Engineering Faculty Awards of Excellence. Thu, 02 Jun 2011 00:00:00 Purdue Future Important Dates 2011-2012 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/purdue-future-important-dates-20112012 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/purdue-future-important-dates-20112012 Make a note of upcoming dates for the 2011-2012 year Thu, 02 Jun 2011 00:00:00 Purdue faculty Inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/purdue-faculty-recognized- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/purdue-faculty-recognized- Leah H. Jamieson, John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering and Professor and H. Jay Melosh, earth and atmospheric sciences and physics (by courtesy) Thu, 02 Jun 2011 00:00:00 Gifts Promise Growth https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/gifts-promise-growth- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/gifts-promise-growth- G. Wayne Hawk (BSAE'51) and his wife, Charline (Bunkie) Hawk, of Alma, N.Y., have generously given the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics a deferred gift of $500,000. They determined that the donation should be unrestricted and to go to whatever areas or programs within the school which have the greatest need at the time. Thu, 02 Jun 2011 00:00:00 Prof. Vikas Tomar Garners Award and Promotion https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/prof-vikas-tomar-8211-garners-awards-and-promotion- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/prof-vikas-tomar-8211-garners-awards-and-promotion- Congratulations also to Prof. Vikas Tomar who was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in April 2011. Thu, 02 Jun 2011 00:00:00 AAE Distance Graduate Education https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/aae-distance-graduate-education- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/aae-distance-graduate-education- The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics offers online master's-level engineering courses designed for working professional engineers, providing an opportunity to earn non-thesis online MSAAE degrees via distance learning. Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 College of Engineering $2M Future Purdue Challenge Match https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/college-of-engineering-2m-future-purdue-challenge-match- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/college-of-engineering-2m-future-purdue-challenge-match- The College of Engineering is committed to recruiting and attracting the best and brightest students from around the world and one of the best ways to do that is through scholarships. There are many types of scholarships available to Purdue students, and a new $2,000,000 challenge match is devoted to increasing merit-based scholarships, allowing Purdue to attract exceptional students with high academic potential to the College of Engineering. Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 Annual Mollenkopf Weekend in Naples, FL. https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/annual-college-of-engineering-event-in-naples-fl- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/annual-college-of-engineering-event-in-naples-fl- The 2011 Purdue weekend in Naples, Florida celebrates the generosity of the University's premier giving society, the President' Council. In partnership with the John Purdue Club, the annual weekend in Naples gives the University the opportunity to thank members and celebrate the success their generosity makes possible. Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 Distinguished Engineering Alumni 2011 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/distinguished-engineering-alumni-2011- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/distinguished-engineering-alumni-2011- The Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award is presented to engineering alumni who have distinguished themselves in any field of endeavor that reflects favorably on Purdue University, the engineering profession, or society in general. The College of Engineering has over 81,000 living alumni. The distinction of DEA has been bestowed upon 472 of these outstanding individuals. Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 Dr. Stephen Heister named as Director of Maurice J. Zucrow Laboratories https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/dr-stephen-heister-named-as-director-of-maurice-j-zucrow-laboratories- https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/dr-stephen-heister-named-as-director-of-maurice-j-zucrow-laboratories- Dr. Stephen Heister, the Raisbeck Engineering Distinguished Professor in the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, has accepted the position of the Director of Maurice J. Zucrow Laboratories, effective on March 1, 2011. In this position, Dr. Heister will also have a 0.25 appointment at Purdue's School of Mechanical Engineering. Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 Assoc. Prof. William Anderson Named Global Engineering Program Director https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AssocProfWilliamAndersonNamedGlobalEngineeringProgr https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AssocProfWilliamAndersonNamedGlobalEngineeringProgr AAE Assoc. Prof. William Anderson will serve as Director of the Global Engineering Program during the 3 year research leave of its current director, Rabi Mohtar. Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 Congratulations to Prof. Alina Alexeenko who receives the NSF CAREER Award https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/CongratulationstoProfAlinaAlexeenkowhoreceivestheNS https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/CongratulationstoProfAlinaAlexeenkowhoreceivestheNS AAE Asst. Prof. Alina Alexeenko has been chosen as a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award for her proposal entitled "Quantifying and Exploiting Knudsen Thermal Forces in Nano/Microsystems." Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 AAE Professor, C.T. Sun wins AIAA 2011 Walter J. and Angeline H. Crichlow Trust Prize https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEProfessorCTSunwinsAIAA2011WalterJandAngelineHCri https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEProfessorCTSunwinsAIAA2011WalterJandAngelineHCri Congratulations to Professor C.T. Sun who is the winner of the AIAA 2011 Walter J. and Angeline H. Crichlow Trust Prize. Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 AAE Head & Prof., Tom Shih, Named AIAA Fellow https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEHeadProfTomShihNamedAIAAFellow https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEHeadProfTomShihNamedAIAAFellow Congratulations to Professor and Head of the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics Dr. Tom I- P. Shih who has been honored as Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 Congratulations to Winners of the 2011 Magoon Excellence in Teaching Award https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/CongratulationstoWinnersofthe2011MagoonExcellencein https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/CongratulationstoWinnersofthe2011MagoonExcellencein Neal Allgood, Matthew Kube-McDowell, Christopher Patterson, Rashmi Shah, Rohan Sood, and Shae Williams were recently selected to receive Purdue's College of Engineering Magoon Award for Excellence in Teaching. Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 Update on The George and Patricia Palmer Undergraduate Scholarship Endowment and the George and Patricia Palmer Design Teaching Assistantship Fund. https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/UpdateonTheGeorgeandPatriciaPalmerUndergraduateScho https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/UpdateonTheGeorgeandPatriciaPalmerUndergraduateScho In recognition of Prof. Palmer's many contributions and tireless dedication, two endowments have been created in his honor: The George and Patricia Palmer Undergraduate Scholarship Endowment and the George and Patricia Palmer Design Teaching Assistantship Fund. Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 College of Engineering Faculty Awards of Excellence 2011 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/CollegeofEngineeringFacultyAwardsofExcellence2011 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/CollegeofEngineeringFacultyAwardsofExcellence2011 The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics is proud to announce that three professors are among the recipients of the 2011 College of Engineering Faculty Awards of Excellence. Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 Honoring George Palmer with two Endowments. https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/HonoringGeorgePalmer https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/HonoringGeorgePalmer In recognition of Prof. Palmer's many contributions and tireless dedication, two endowments have been created in his honor: The George and Patricia Palmer Undergraduate Scholarship Endowment and the George and Patricia Palmer Design Teaching Assistantship Fund. Tue, 14 Dec 2010 00:00:00 Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunities Program https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ReducedGravityStudentFlightOpportunitiesProgram https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ReducedGravityStudentFlightOpportunitiesProgram On December 8, 2010 NASA announced selection of a team of undergraduate students from the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics of Purdue University for &#8220;zero-gravity&#8221; flight testing of their proposed experiment. This team will participate in NASA&#8217;s &#8220;Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunities Program,&#8221; or RGSFOP, with flight tests in June, 2011. The student team, led by Sirisha Bandla, submitted their original research proposal in October, 2010 as part of Professor Steven Collicott's unique design-build-test class, AAE418 Zero-Gravity Flight Experiment. Tue, 14 Dec 2010 00:00:00 Faculty Awards https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/FacultyAwards https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/FacultyAwards The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics is proud to announce the following honors garnered by our outstanding faculty. Tue, 14 Dec 2010 00:00:00 2010 William E. Boeing Distinguished Lecture https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/2010WilliamEBoeingDistinguishedLecture https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/2010WilliamEBoeingDistinguishedLecture Purdue University and The Boeing Company have enjoyed a fruitful relationship for a number of decades, leading to the realization of research laboratories, faculty initiatives and well-prepared employees for The Boeing Company. Specifically, the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics has benefited from resources, such as: the Boeing Mach 6 Wind Tunnel, Ludwig Tube, the McDonnell Douglas Composite Materials Laboratory and the Intel Design/Build/Test Laboratory. Tue, 14 Dec 2010 00:00:00 Charles Rolls and Henry Royce Purdue Memorial Lecture Series https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/CharlesRollsandHenryRoycePurdueMemorialLectureSerie https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/CharlesRollsandHenryRoycePurdueMemorialLectureSerie Preston A. Henne Sr. Vice President of Programs, Engineering and Test Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation and Vice President General Dynamics Corporation, presented the Charles Rolls and Henry Royce Memorial Lecture on October 21st at Fowler Hall on Purdue&#8217;s campus. Tue, 14 Dec 2010 00:00:00 Alumni Event in Los Angeles https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AlumniEventinLosAngeles https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AlumniEventinLosAngeles Aeronautics and Astronautics Alumni Reception Tue, 14 Dec 2010 00:00:00 Outstanding Aerospace Engineers Award 2010 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/OutstandingAerospaceEngineersAward2010 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/OutstandingAerospaceEngineersAward2010 Seven graduates of the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics were honored with the School's highest honor at the 12th annual Outstanding Aerospace Engineers Award on November 5th at the Holiday Inn Select, Lafayette, IN. Tue, 14 Dec 2010 00:00:00 Purdue visits Sikorsky Aircraft https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/SikorskyVisit https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/SikorskyVisit Head of School, Dr. Tom Shih and Director of Development Diane Klassen visit Sikorsky Aircraft. Tue, 14 Dec 2010 00:00:00 Neil Armstrong presented 'Hero of the Hudson' with medal https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueNeilArmstrongpresentedHerooftheHudsonwithmeda https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueNeilArmstrongpresentedHerooftheHudsonwithmeda Purdue alumnus Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the Hero of the Hudson, was awarded the university's Neil Armstrong Medal of Excellence on November 12, making him only the second person to earn the honor. The first recipient of this honor was President Emeritus Martin Jischke. Tue, 14 Dec 2010 00:00:00 Former AAE Head Harold M. DeGroff Jr., 90 died Oct. 12, 2010 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/FormerAAEHeadHaroldMDeGroffJr90diedOct122010 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/FormerAAEHeadHaroldMDeGroffJr90diedOct122010 It is with great sadness that we learned Harold Miller DeGroff, Jr. 90, Indianapolis, formerly of Connersville and West Lafayette, died on October 12, 2010 in Indianapolis. He was born on May 10, 1920 to Harold and Marjorie (Lantz) DeGroff in Troy, Ohio, and was married to the late Sarah (Sally) Meek DeGroff for more than 54 years. Tue, 14 Dec 2010 00:00:00 One Small Step 2nd Edition now published https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/OneSmallStep https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/OneSmallStep Purdue University has played a leading role in providing the engineers who designed, built, tested, and flew the many aircraft and spacecraft that so changed human progress during the 20th century. Fri, 12 Nov 2010 00:00:00 AAE Alumni Event Los Angeles August 11, 2010 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEAlumniEventLosAngelesAugust112010 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEAlumniEventLosAngelesAugust112010 Save the date for an AAE alumni event in Los Angeles on August 11. Wed, 02 Jun 2010 00:00:00 Houston Reception June 22,2010 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/HoustonReceptionJune222010 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/HoustonReceptionJune222010 The Purdue Alumni Club of Houston will be hosting a Happy Hour and Networking event on Tuesday June 22, 2010 at 5:30pm. Wed, 02 Jun 2010 00:00:00 AAE Distance Graduate Education https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEDistanceGraduateEducation https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEDistanceGraduateEducation The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics offers online master's-level engineering courses designed for working professional engineers, providing an opportunity to earn non-thesis online Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics degrees via distance learning. The distance courses from the renowned engineering program of Purdue's School of Aeronautics and Aeronautics and Astronautics are administered by Engineering Professional Education (ProEd). Wed, 02 Jun 2010 00:00:00 Future Important Dates to help you plan ahead https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/FutureImportantDatestohelpyouplanahead https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/FutureImportantDatestohelpyouplanahead Save the Date - More details will become available on the AAE website nearer to the dates. Wed, 02 Jun 2010 00:00:00 Purdue SEDS Spring Space Forum 2010 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueSEDSSpringSpaceForum2010 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueSEDSSpringSpaceForum2010 The Purdue Chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS), held the Spring Space Forum 2010 on April 6th, in the Loeb Playhouse. Wed, 02 Jun 2010 00:00:00 Faculty Promotions https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PromotiontoAssociateProfessors https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PromotiontoAssociateProfessors Congratulations to Dr. Daniel DeLaurentis and Dr. Inseok Hwang who have both been promoted to Associate Professor and to Dr. Barrett Caldwell (By Courtesy) who has been promoted to full Professor. Wed, 02 Jun 2010 00:00:00 Professor Kathleen Howell Garners Awards. https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ProfessorKathleenHowellgarnersAwards https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ProfessorKathleenHowellgarnersAwards Professor Kathleen Howell has been awarded the Elmer F. Bruhn Teaching Award 2010 and the College of Engineering Faculty Award of Excellence. Wed, 02 Jun 2010 00:00:00 AAE Alum, Walker "Bud" Mahurin, ace WWII Fighter Pilot, dies at age 91. "A Hero in our Midst" https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEAlumWalkerBudMahurinaceWWIIFighterPilotdiesat918 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEAlumWalkerBudMahurinaceWWIIFighterPilotdiesat918 We were very sad to hear of the passing of Walker "Bud" Mahurin BSAE'49; OAE'99 on May 11 at age 91. Mahurin was a hero in the fullest sense of the word and had many accomplishments during his active serves in both WWII and the Korean War. Wed, 02 Jun 2010 00:00:00 Prof. Kathleen Howell recognized with the Leadership Award in the College of Engineering Faculty Awards of Excellence https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/CollegeofEngineeringFacultyAwardsofExcellence https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/CollegeofEngineeringFacultyAwardsofExcellence An annual series of excellence awards for faculty in the College of Engineering was established in the fall of 2002. Mon, 08 Mar 2010 00:00:00 Earhart exhibit showcases world's largest display on pioneer aviator https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Earhartexhibitshowcasesworldslargestdisplayonpionee https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Earhartexhibitshowcasesworldslargestdisplayonpionee Purdue Libraries' Division of Archives and Special Collections has opened a display for the world's largest collection of papers, memorabilia and artifacts related to Amelia Earhart, the pioneer pilot who paved new paths for women at the university and in society. Mon, 08 Mar 2010 00:00:00 Purdue Hybrid Rocket Project wins AIAA Best Paper Award https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AIAABestPaper https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AIAABestPaper The technical paper entitled, "Development and Launch of the Purdue Hybrid Rocket Technology Demonstrator," AIAA Paper 2009-4842 has been named the 2009 AIAA Best Paper by the AIAA Hybrid Rockets Technical Committee. Mon, 08 Mar 2010 00:00:00 Professor and Head of School of AAE Awarded Distinguished Engineering Educator Award https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ProfessorandHeadofSchoolwinsAward https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ProfessorandHeadofSchoolwinsAward Dr Tom Shih was awarded the "Distinguished Engineering Educator Award" from the Engineers' Council of San Fernando Valley, California. Mon, 08 Mar 2010 00:00:00 The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics is now on Facebook https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/SchoolofAeronauticsandAstronauticsisnowonFacebook https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/SchoolofAeronauticsandAstronauticsisnowonFacebook Follow the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics on Facebook as we keep alumni, faculty, students, staff and friends of AAE up-to-date on all our happenings! Mon, 08 Mar 2010 00:00:00 Class Notes https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ClassNotes https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ClassNotes Our goal is to keep you abreast of the activities in the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics and across Purdue University, and, we want to keep in touch with all our alumni and friends. Mon, 08 Mar 2010 00:00:00 Faculty Courtesy Appointments https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ProfJayMellosh https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ProfJayMellosh Dr. Jay Melosh - University Distinguished Professor and Dr Robert Lucht, Ralph and Bettye Bailey Professor of Combustion in ME have been granted a courtesy appointment to the faculty of the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Mon, 08 Mar 2010 00:00:00 Distinguished Engineering Alumni 2010 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/DistinguishedEngineeringAlumni2010 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/DistinguishedEngineeringAlumni2010 Darryl W. Davis, BSAAE'78 President, Phantom Works Boeing Defense, Space and Security Mon, 08 Mar 2010 00:00:00 Honorary Industry Professor Dr. Allen S. Novick BSAE'65; MSAE'67; PhD'72; DEA'06; OAE'06 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/HonoraryIndustryProfessorDrAllenSNovickBSAE821765MS https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/HonoraryIndustryProfessorDrAllenSNovickBSAE821765MS The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics is pleased to welcome Dr. Allen S. Novick as Honorary Industry Professor. Mon, 08 Mar 2010 00:00:00 Head of NASA Space Operations Honored With National Space Trophy https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/HeadofNASASpaceOperationsHonoredWithNationalSpaceTr https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/HeadofNASASpaceOperationsHonoredWithNationalSpaceTr NASA Associate Administrator for Space Operations Bill Gerstenmaier has been selected to receive the 2010 National Space Trophy. Mon, 08 Mar 2010 00:00:00 Prominent Alumni donate papers to Purdue University https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ProminentAlumnidonatespaperstoPurdueUniversity2 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ProminentAlumnidonatespaperstoPurdueUniversity2 Two more Purdue alumni, Janice Voss and Roy Bridges Jr. have donated personal papers to the Purdue Libraries Division of Archives and Special Collections. Thu, 03 Dec 2009 00:00:00 Happy Holiday Season from AAE https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/HappyHolidaysfromAAE https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/HappyHolidaysfromAAE Thu, 03 Dec 2009 00:00:00 Purdue Space Day - VIP Guest Astronaut Michael J. McCulley https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueSpaceDayVIPGuestAstronautMichaelJMcCulley https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueSpaceDayVIPGuestAstronautMichaelJMcCulley The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics hosted the 14th annual Purdue Space Day which took place on Saturday November 7th, 2010 with astronaut Michael J. McCulley as guest VIP Thu, 03 Dec 2009 00:00:00 Eleventh Annual Outstanding Aerospace Engineer Awards September 24, 2009 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/EleventhAnnualOutstandingAerospaceEngineerAwardsSep https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/EleventhAnnualOutstandingAerospaceEngineerAwardsSep The Purdue University designation Outstanding Aerospace Engineer recognizes the professional contributions of graduates from the School of Aeronautics & Astronautics and thanks them for the recognition that their success brings to Purdue and the School. Thu, 03 Dec 2009 00:00:00 Professor Emeritus George Palmer Honored by AAE https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ProfessorEmeritusGeorgePalmertobeHonoredbyAAE2 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ProfessorEmeritusGeorgePalmertobeHonoredbyAAE2 Professor Emeritus George Palmer Honored Thu, 03 Dec 2009 00:00:00 'Purdue's Place in Space: From the Midwest to the Moon' goes online https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/20091013SpotlightPurduePlaceinSpaceDigital https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/20091013SpotlightPurduePlaceinSpaceDigital An exhibit featuring mementos, artifacts and personal papers from Neil Armstrong, Eugene Cernan and other Purdue University astronaut alumni has gone digital. Tue, 13 Oct 2009 00:00:00 Welcome to the the new head of the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/WelcomethethenewheadoftheSchoolofAeronauticsandAstr https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/WelcomethethenewheadoftheSchoolofAeronauticsandAstr Leah Jamieson, John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering, College of Engineering, announced that Dr. Tom I-P. Shih to be the 11th Head of the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University effective August 17, 2009. Wed, 09 Sep 2009 00:00:00 Eleventh Annual Outstanding Aerospace Engineer Awards September 24, 2009 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/OutstandingAerospaceEngineersAward2009 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/OutstandingAerospaceEngineersAward2009 The Purdue University designation Outstanding Aerospace Engineer recognizes the professional contributions of graduates from the School of Aeronautics & Astronautics and thanks them for the recognition that their success brings to Purdue and the School. Wed, 09 Sep 2009 00:00:00 Professor Emeritus George Palmer to be Honored by AAE https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ProfessorEmeritusGeorgePalmertobeHonoredbyAAE https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ProfessorEmeritusGeorgePalmertobeHonoredbyAAE For well over 40 years, Prof. George Palmer worked tirelessly to design and create the wind tunnel program that Purdue is known for today. His efforts, along with his students and colleagues have positioned Purdue as one of the premier higher educational institutions in the world for wind tunnel testing. Professor Palmer impacted the lives of thousands of students during his tenure at Purdue with the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Tue, 08 Sep 2009 00:00:00 Spotlight on AAE alumni Mark Ritz BSAE'72 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/SpotlightonAAEalumniMarkRitz https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/SpotlightonAAEalumniMarkRitz Mark Ritz is a 1972 graduate who went on to a successful career in the international automotive industry. Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Mark decided on Purdue based on a combination of its engineering reputation and the value that it represented. Fri, 22 May 2009 00:00:00 Outstanding Students https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/VVVVVV https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/VVVVVV The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics are proud of the achievements of its students. The full list of student achievements will be published in the fall edition of the AeroGram newsletter. Highlighted below are the School's Outstanding Awards: Thu, 21 May 2009 00:00:00 Space shuttle experiment to provide insights into turbulence, heating https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Spaceshuttleexperimenttoprovideinsightsintoturbulen https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Spaceshuttleexperimenttoprovideinsightsintoturbulen AAE Professor Steven Schneider helped shape plans to install a new experiment on the space shuttle Discovery to collect data for controlling deadly friction and heating in the design of future spacecraft. Thu, 21 May 2009 00:00:00 C. T. Sun initial recipient of the AIAA-ASC James H. Starnes Jr. Award https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/CTSuntoreceiveAIAAASCJamesHStarnesJrAward https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/CTSuntoreceiveAIAAASCJamesHStarnesJrAward C.T. Sun received the inaugural AIAA-ASC James H. Starnes, Jr. Award at an awards luncheon May 6, as part of the 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, held May 4-7, 2009, in Palm Springs, CA. Thu, 21 May 2009 00:00:00 Two AAE Faculty receive College of Engineering Awards of Excellence https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/TwoAAEFacultyreceiveCollegeofEngineeringAwardsofExc https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/TwoAAEFacultyreceiveCollegeofEngineeringAwardsofExc The Seventh annual College of Engineering Faculty Awards of Excellence took place on Saturday April 25, 2009 at the Ross-Ade Stadium, West Lafayette, IN. Thu, 21 May 2009 00:00:00 The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics moves up in the U.S. News & World Report Rankings https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/TheSchoolofAeronauticsandAstronauticsmovesupintheUS https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/TheSchoolofAeronauticsandAstronauticsmovesupintheUS US News & World Report released this year's national rankings of graduate programs in April 2009. The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics ranking for this year is at #4, up from #5 last year. Thu, 21 May 2009 00:00:00 AAE Professor Skip Grandt honored by alma mater with Distinguished Alumni Award https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEProfessorSkipGrandthonoredbyalmamaterwithDisting https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEProfessorSkipGrandthonoredbyalmamaterwithDisting Please join the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics in congratulating Professor Grandt. The University of Illinois - MechSE Distinguished Alumni Award dates back to 1968. Thu, 21 May 2009 00:00:00 Purdue Propulsion Program Featured in CPIAC's May 2009 Bulletin https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurduePropulsionProgramFeaturedinCPIACsMay2009Bulle https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurduePropulsionProgramFeaturedinCPIACsMay2009Bulle CPIAC is the U.S. national clearinghouse and technical resource center for data, reports, and analyses related to system and component level technologies for chemical, electrical, and nuclear propulsion for rockets, missiles, and space and gun propulsion systems. Thu, 21 May 2009 00:00:00 STS-127 - Go For Launch With Twitter Updates and Questions via YouTube https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/STS127GoForLaunchWithTwitterUpdatesandQuestionsviaY https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/STS127GoForLaunchWithTwitterUpdatesandQuestionsviaY Purdue University's connection with space continues with alumnus Commander Mark L. Polansky BSAAE'78; MSAAE'78 and Mission Specialist Dr. David A.Wolf BSEE'78 serving as crew on STS-127. Polansky will be the 2nd astronaut to "Tweet" from space. He is posting Twitter updates as he prepares for STS-127 and tweeting as astro_127 Thu, 21 May 2009 00:00:00 AAE moves up in the U.S. News & World Report Rankings https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEmovesupintheUSNewsWorldReportRankingsUSNewsWorld https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEmovesupintheUSNewsWorldReportRankingsUSNewsWorld US News & World Report has released this year's national rankings of undergraduate programs. The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics ranking for this year is at #4, up from #6 last year. US News & World Report has released this year's national rankings of undergraduate programs. The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics ranking for this year is at #4, up from #6 last year. Thu, 21 May 2009 00:00:00 Purdue on the Road https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueontheRoad2 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueontheRoad2 Mark Your Calendar and join us for good friends, good food, and a very good time as Purdue On The Road travels to your community Tue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 W.A.Gustafson Teaching Award 2008-2009 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/WAGustafsonTeachingAward20082009 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/WAGustafsonTeachingAward20082009 Congratulations to Professor and Head of School Thomas N. Farris for winning the W. A. Gustafson Teaching Award for 2008-2009. Tue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics to host reception at AIAA conference https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/TheSchoolofAeronauticsandAstronauticstohostreceptio https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/TheSchoolofAeronauticsandAstronauticstohostreceptio The AIAA conference is due to be held May 4 -7 2009 at the Palm Springs Convention Center/Wyndham Palm Springs, Palm Spring, CA. Tue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 Purdue alumni astronaut Commander Mark L. Polansky headlines Purdue Space Day https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurduealumniastronautCommanderMarkLPolanskyheadline https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurduealumniastronautCommanderMarkLPolanskyheadline Purdue Space Day took place on the West Lafayette campus of Purdue University on Saturday November 8, 2008 with astronaut alumni Commander Mark L. Polansky as guest speaker. Tue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 Sigma Gamma Tau AAE Polo Shirt https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/SigmaGammaTauAAEPoloShirt https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/SigmaGammaTauAAEPoloShirt Tue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 Prominent Alumni donates papers to Purdue University https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ProminentAlumnidonatespaperstoPurdueUniversity https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ProminentAlumnidonatespaperstoPurdueUniversity Two prominent Purdue Alumni have donated personal papers that will serve as historic archives and scholarly resources. Tue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 iGoogle themes https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/IGooglethemes https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/IGooglethemes The Purdue Alumni Association has recently created various iGoogle themes for use by alumni, friends, and students. Tue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 Young Alumna Receives Silver Snoopy Award https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/YoungAlumnaReceivesSilverSnoopyAward https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/YoungAlumnaReceivesSilverSnoopyAward Jayleen Guttromson BSAAE'05 has been awarded NASA's prestigious Silver Snoopy Award in recognition of her support to the Space Shuttle and International Space Station (ISS) programs. Jayleen is Deputy Subsystem Manager, Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) Space Suit and Crew Survival Systems Branch at NASA Johnson Space Center. Tue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 Access & Success Campaign https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AccessandSuccessCampaign https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AccessandSuccessCampaign The Access & Success Campaign was announced in April 2008. Student Access & Success is one of the major goals in the university's strategic plan, which was introduced at the April 11 board of trustees meeting and presented for approval in June 2008. Tue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 Aeronautics & Astronautics Alumni Reception in Long Beach, CA. https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AeronauticsAstronauticsAlumniReception https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AeronauticsAstronauticsAlumniReception School of Aeronautics and Astronautics held an alumni reception on December 17, in Long Beach, CA. Hosted by Professor and Head of School Dr. Thomas N. Farris, the evening was a huge success with many alumni meeting up and networking. Dr. Farris also provided an update on the current events connected with the School of Aeronautics & Astronautics at Purdue University. Tue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 New faculty member - Dr. Timoth&eacute;e Pourpoint https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ReintroducingnewfacultymemberDrTimothePourpoint https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ReintroducingnewfacultymemberDrTimothePourpoint Dr. Timoth&eacute;e Pourpoint received his M.S. in mechanical and aerospace engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville in December 2000 and an Engineer's Degree from ESTACA University in Paris, France, in July 2000. He received his Ph.D. from the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University. Tue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 AAE Prof to be honored at 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference May 4-7, 2009 Palm Springs, CA. https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/SchoolofAeronauticsandAstronauticstohostreceptionat https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/SchoolofAeronauticsandAstronauticstohostreceptionat Professor C. T. Sun has been chosen as the first recipient of the James H. Starnes Award. Tue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 Researchers cooking up new gelled rocket fuels https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Researcherscookingupnewgelledrocketfuels https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Researcherscookingupnewgelledrocketfuels Engineers and food scientists are teaming up to develop a new type of gelled fuel the consistency of orange marmalade designed to improve the safety, performance and range of rockets for space and military applications. Tue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 Dr. Paul M. Bevilaqua Honored by U.K. University https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/DrPaulBevilaquaHonoredbyCranfieldUniversityandDefen https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/DrPaulBevilaquaHonoredbyCranfieldUniversityandDefen Paul M. Bevilaqua, MSAAE '68, PhD. '73, OAE '02, DEA '05 was awarded an honorary degree by Cranfield University and Defence College of Management and Technology, UK. on July 18, 2008. Fri, 19 Sep 2008 00:00:00 Distinguished Pinnacle Award https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/DistinguishedPinnacleAward https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/DistinguishedPinnacleAward Michael and Madeline Kennedy (BSAAE '70, DEA '00, OAE '01) and David and Linda Swain (BSAE '64, DEA '93, OAE '99, HDR '00) have been honored for their generous support of the School of Aeronautics & Astronautics by receiving the Presidents Council highest honor - The Pinnacle Award. Fri, 19 Sep 2008 00:00:00 Astronaut Mark L. Polansky to appear at Purdue Space Day 2008 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueSpaceDay2008 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueSpaceDay2008 Purdue University alumnus and serving astronaut Commander Mark L. Polansky has committed to share his experiences at the 13th annual Purdue Space Day to be held on Purdue's West Lafayette campus on Saturday, November 8th 2008. Fri, 19 Sep 2008 00:00:00 Purdue tops list of preferred institutions from which the aerospace and defense industry recruits https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Purduetopslistofpreferredinstitutionsfromwhichtheae https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Purduetopslistofpreferredinstitutionsfromwhichtheae AVIATION WEEK &#8211; The cost of recruiting a new college graduate goes far beyond making the student an offer. Companies must have the resources to maintain an on-campus presence, manage intern and cooperative experiences, be properly represented on advisory boards and foster ongoing communication with students. Fri, 19 Sep 2008 00:00:00 Two AAE Professors inducted into Purdue's 'Book of Great Teachers' https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/BookofGreatTeachers https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/BookofGreatTeachers The names of 49 Purdue University professors were added to the Book of Great Teachers, which honors outstanding teaching faculty who has demonstrated sustained excellence in the classroom. Wed, 10 Sep 2008 00:00:00 PURDUE TOPS LIST OF PREFERRED INSTITUTIONS FORM WHICH THE AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE INDUSTRY RECRUITS https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/HeadoftheClass https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/HeadoftheClass The cost of recruiting a new college graduate goes far beyond making the student an offer. Companies must have the resources to maintain an on-campus presence, manage intern and cooperative experiences, be properly represented on advisory boards and foster ongoing communication with students. Thu, 21 Aug 2008 00:00:00 Alumni Spotlight on James D. Raisbeck https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/SpotlightonJamesRaisbeck https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/SpotlightonJamesRaisbeck The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics is proud of our alumni, and we are pleased to showcase their accomplishments on our new section "Alumni Spotlight." Thu, 20 Mar 2008 00:00:00 Astronaut Scholarship Foundation https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AstronautScholarshipFoundation https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AstronautScholarshipFoundation Congratulations to Christine Linda Troy from Cincinnati, OH who has been awarded an Astronaut Scholarship Foundation award for 2007-2008. Christine is a senior in aeronautical and astronautical engineering. She has designed several new and useful computer tools, including a mission control console application to aid flight controllers during Space Shuttle ascent. Thu, 20 Mar 2008 00:00:00 Inauguration of President of Purdue University https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Inauguarationof https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Inauguarationof Dr. France A. C&oacute;rdova became the 11th president of Purdue University on July 16, 2007, and will be formally inaugurated in ceremonies on Purdue's West Lafayette campus on April 11, 2008. Thu, 20 Mar 2008 00:00:00 Purdue Graduate - Lead Shuttle Flight Director for STS-123 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueGraduate8211FlightDirectorSTS123 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueGraduate8211FlightDirectorSTS123 Purdue graduate Mike Moses BSAAE '89 is the Lead Shuttle Flight Director on STS-123 which is the current Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) flown by Space Shuttle Endeavour. Thu, 20 Mar 2008 00:00:00 STS-127 to include two Purdue graduates https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/NASAAssignsCrewsforSTS127andExpedition19Missions https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/NASAAssignsCrewsforSTS127andExpedition19Missions NASA Assigns Crews for STS-127 and Expedition 19 Missions Thu, 20 Mar 2008 00:00:00 Purdue Graduates to be inducted into the 2008 class U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AstronautHallofFame https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AstronautHallofFame More than forty Hall of Fame astronauts will gather at the Kennedy Space Center on May 2-3, 2008 to induct the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Class of 2008. Thu, 20 Mar 2008 00:00:00 Purdue wind tunnel key for 'hypersonic vehicles,' future space planes https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Purduewindtunnelkeyforhypersonicvehiclesfuturespace https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Purduewindtunnelkeyforhypersonicvehiclesfuturespace By using the only wind tunnel capable of running quietly at "hypersonic" speeds, Purdue University engineers have conducted experiments to yield critical data for designing an advanced aircraft called the X-51A, powered by engines called scramjets. Thu, 20 Mar 2008 00:00:00 New Purdue facility aims to improve NASA moon rocket engine https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/HydrogenFacility https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/HydrogenFacility Purdue University engineers are conducting experiments using a new hydrogen facility to help NASA create designs to improve the cooling efficiency and performance of the J-2X rocket engine, critical for future missions to Mars and the moon. Thu, 20 Mar 2008 00:00:00 Faculty Honors https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/InseokHwang https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/InseokHwang The school of Aeronautics and Astronautics is pleased to announce the following faculty awards. Mon, 17 Mar 2008 00:00:00 Distinguished Engineering Alumni 2008 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/DEA https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/DEA The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics is proud to announce the 2008 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Mon, 17 Mar 2008 00:00:00 William E. Boeing Distinguished Lecture 2008 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/WilliamEBoeingDistinguishedLecture2008 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/WilliamEBoeingDistinguishedLecture2008 <p><b>Sigmar Wittig<br> Chairman em. German Aerospace Center</b></p> <b><p>Thursday April 10, 2008, 10:30AM, Eliza Fowler Hall, Stewart Center</p></b> <b><p>Space Policy in an Enlarged European Union</p></b> Wed, 05 Mar 2008 00:00:00 Outstanding Aerospace Engineers Award 2007 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/OutstandingAerospaceEngineersAward2007 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/OutstandingAerospaceEngineersAward2007 The Purdue University designation Outstanding Aerospace Engineer recognizes the professional contributions of graduates from the School of Aeronautics & Astronautics and thanks them for the recognition that their success brings to Purdue and the School. Tue, 18 Dec 2007 00:00:00 AAE Professor Chin-Teh Sun named to Institute for Scientific Information list of "Highly Cited Researchers" https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEProfessorChinTehSunnamedtoInstituteforScientific https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEProfessorChinTehSunnamedtoInstituteforScientific Tue, 18 Dec 2007 00:00:00 Purdue graduates told to learn from history of Space Age https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurduegraduatestoldtolearnfromhistoryofSpaceAge https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurduegraduatestoldtolearnfromhistoryofSpaceAge President France A. Crdova on Sunday December December 16 told new graduates that the history of the Space Age holds valuable lessons as they face future challenges in their lives. Tue, 18 Dec 2007 00:00:00 NASA Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunity - New Display https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueUndergraduateLowGravityFlightExperiment https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueUndergraduateLowGravityFlightExperiment Since the autumn of 1996, Purdue's School of Aeronautics & Astronautics has been involved in the NASA Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunity program. Tue, 18 Dec 2007 00:00:00 Purdue Space Day 2007 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueSpaceDay2007 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueSpaceDay2007 A trip to the final frontier demands that astronauts are made of the "Right Stuff." Sitting atop 2,000 tons of high octane explosives waiting for the countdown and liftoff, can only be contemplated by the men and women whose "Right Stuff" is beyond question. Tue, 18 Dec 2007 00:00:00 Awards of Excellence - Engineering Staff Recognition https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AwardsofExcellenceEngineeringStaffRecognition https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AwardsofExcellenceEngineeringStaffRecognition The College of Engineering Awards of Excellence was initiated in 2002 to honor outstanding faculty and administrative, professional, clerical and service staff. Thu, 13 Dec 2007 00:00:00 Armstrong Hall Dedication https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ArmstrongHallDedication https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ArmstrongHallDedication Purdue and 16 of its astronaut alumni on Saturday Oct. 27 dedicated the university's Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering, hailing the new $53.2 million building as a gateway to engineering research and education. Mon, 03 Dec 2007 00:00:00 College of Engineering 2007 Faculty Awards of Excellence https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/CollegeofEngineeringAwardsofExcellence2 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/CollegeofEngineeringAwardsofExcellence2 The Faculty Awards of Excellence was initiated in 2002 to honor outstanding faculty. The Award recognizes, encourages and promotes outstanding contributions of faculty within the College of Engineering at Purdue. Mon, 26 Mar 2007 00:00:00 Purdue Student Pugwash Midwest Regional Conference 2007 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueStudentPugwash https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueStudentPugwash Purdue Student Pugwash is hosting their second annual Midwest regional conference this April! "Space and Society: Challenges and Opportunities" is being held April 6-7, 2007 with a keynote address by BILL NYE the SCIENCE GUY. Mon, 26 Mar 2007 00:00:00 Purdue Day at the State Fair 2007 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueDayattheStateFair2007 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueDayattheStateFair2007 The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics will again be at the State Fair on "Purdue Day" which will take place on Wednesday August 15, 2007. Mark your calendar and we will see you at the Fair. Mon, 26 Mar 2007 00:00:00 Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering (ARMS) https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/NeilArmstrongHallofEngineeringARMS https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/NeilArmstrongHallofEngineeringARMS <b><h3>"Rise Above The Rest"</h3></b> Mon, 26 Mar 2007 00:00:00 50th Anniversary - Classes of 1956 and 1957 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/50thAnniversaryClassesof1956and1957 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/50thAnniversaryClassesof1956and1957 <p>To commemorate the occasion of the 50th Anniversary, the Classes of 1956 and 1957 will undertake a joint class gift project that will ensure that these two great classes will forever have a place in the changing face of Purdue University.</p> Mon, 26 Mar 2007 00:00:00 AAE Professor elevated to the grade of IEEE Fellow https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEProfessorelevatedtothegradeofIEEEFellow https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEProfessorelevatedtothegradeofIEEEFellow Professor Mario Rotea has been elevated to the grade of Fellow in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for contributions to robust and optimal control of multivariable systems. Fri, 26 Jan 2007 00:00:00 Distinguished Engineering Alumni 2007 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/DistinguishedEngineerAlumni2007 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/DistinguishedEngineerAlumni2007 <b>William H. Gerstenmaier BSAAE 1977, OAE 2003</b> Wed, 24 Jan 2007 00:00:00 National Engineers Week February 18 - 24, 2007 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/NationalEngineersWeek8226February18242007 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/NationalEngineersWeek8226February18242007 <b>The College of Engineering presents General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.)</b> Wed, 24 Jan 2007 00:00:00 Hybrid Rocket Technology Demonstrator - Lloyd Droppers https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/HybridRocketTechnologyDemonstratorLloydDroppers https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/HybridRocketTechnologyDemonstratorLloydDroppers A hybrid rocket technology demonstrator is being developed and tested at Purdue University to serve as a test bed for flight testing technologies critical to the development of a small satellite launch vehicle. Wed, 24 Jan 2007 00:00:00 Purdue meets $1.5 billion Campaign for Purdue goal https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Purduemeets15billionCampaignforPurduegoal https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Purduemeets15billionCampaignforPurduegoal <p>Purdue officials on December 29 announced that with just over six months left to go in the Campaign for Purdue, the $1.5 billion fundraising goal has been surpassed, but the university will continue to seek campaign contributions through June.</p> Mon, 22 Jan 2007 00:00:00 Presidents Council - Naples Weekend February 9-13, 2007 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PresidentsCouncilNaplesWeekendFebruary9132007 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PresidentsCouncilNaplesWeekendFebruary9132007 Purdue weekend in Naples, Florida, is an annual event that celebrates the generosity of the University's premier giving society, the President's Council. Through the generosity of President's Council members, the University is able to advance the goals of its strategic plan and The Campaign for Purdue. Mon, 22 Jan 2007 00:00:00 Launching to the Moon, Mars, and Beyond https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/LaunchingtotheMoonMarsandBeyond https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/LaunchingtotheMoonMarsandBeyond <b><p>The AAE Fall 2006 Colloquium Series</b></p> <p><b>Presented by Daniel L. Dumbacher, Deputy Director, NASA Exploration Launch Projects Office Marshall Space Flight Center</b></p> Mon, 22 Jan 2007 00:00:00 Purdue names new dean for College of Engineering https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurduenamesnewdeanforCollegeofEngineering https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurduenamesnewdeanforCollegeofEngineering Leah H. Jamieson, interim dean for the Purdue University College of Engineering and a named professor of electrical and computer engineering on was appointed dean of the college on Aug. 2, 2006. Mon, 22 Jan 2007 00:00:00 AAE Professor named to NASA Advisory Council https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEProfessornamedtoNASAAdvisoryCouncil https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AAEProfessornamedtoNASAAdvisoryCouncil <p>NASA Administrator Michael Griffin named nine new members to the NASA Advisory Council in September of 2006, including School of Aeronautics & Astronautics faculty member, <b>Dr. John P. Sullivan.</b></p> Mon, 22 Jan 2007 00:00:00 Mark L. Polansky B.S.'78, M.S.'78, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering commands STS 121 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueAstronautAlumniCommandsSTS121 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueAstronautAlumniCommandsSTS121 Purdue alumni Commander Mark Polansky led NASA's most challenging mission to date ends with a successful landing at Kennedy Space Center on December 22, 2006. Mon, 22 Jan 2007 00:00:00 Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 1 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Apollo18211January27th196740yearson https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Apollo18211January27th196740yearson Purdue alumni have flown more than one-third of all manned U.S. flights, including Gus Grissom from Project Mercury in 1961; Neil Armstrong, Eugene Cernan and Grissom in the Gemini program in 1965 and 1966, and Armstrong and Cernan in the Apollo program from 1969&#8211;1972. Neil Armstrong and Eugene Cernan, respectively, were the first and last men to set foot on the moon. Mon, 22 Jan 2007 00:00:00 AAE engineers and alum win AIAA Best Paper Award for propulsion research https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/20060808SpotlightAIAABestPaper https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/20060808SpotlightAIAABestPaper Purdue research into combustion instability to help NASA develop rockets faster and less expensively for future missions to Mars and the moon. Wed, 09 Aug 2006 00:00:00 Purdue on the Road https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueontheRoad https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueontheRoad Purdue: It's Happening Here! Mon, 03 Apr 2006 00:00:00 Outstanding Undergraduate Student 2006 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/OutstandingUndergraduateStudent2006 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/OutstandingUndergraduateStudent2006 Congratulations to Phillip Boetcher Mon, 03 Apr 2006 00:00:00 Spring Fest 2006 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/SpringFest2006 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/SpringFest2006 Spring Fest is an annual event showcasing the lighter side of higher education. Mon, 03 Apr 2006 00:00:00 Program Assessment Survey https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ABETSurvey https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/ABETSurvey Mon, 03 Apr 2006 00:00:00 AeroLiner 1955 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AeroLiner1955 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AeroLiner1955 <p>Recently come to light is an AeroLiner Newsletter dated May 9, 1955 and a newsletter from the Head of school Bruce A. Reese dated circa 1977.</p> Mon, 03 Apr 2006 00:00:00 Air Force ROTC Selects Interns https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AirForeROTCselectsinterns https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AirForeROTCselectsinterns <p>Four Purdue University students from the School of Aeronautics & Astronautics have been chosen to participate in the Air Force Officer Accession and Training Schools Summer Technical Recruiting Internship Program.</p> Mon, 03 Apr 2006 00:00:00 Linda Flack Celebrates 40 years with the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/LindaFlackCelebrates40yearswiththeSchoolofAeronauti https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/LindaFlackCelebrates40yearswiththeSchoolofAeronauti Mon, 03 Apr 2006 00:00:00 College of Engineering Awards of Excellence https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/CollegeofEngineeringAwardsofExcellence https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/CollegeofEngineeringAwardsofExcellence <p>The College of Engineering Awards of Excellence were initiated in 2002 to honor outstanding faculty and administrative, professional, clerical and service staff.</p> Mon, 03 Apr 2006 00:00:00 Industrial Advisory Council https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/IndustrialAdvisoryCouncil https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/IndustrialAdvisoryCouncil <p>The Industrial Advisory Council (IAC) serves an important role in the School of Aeronautics & Astronautics. The success of our programs depends on strong support from industry and the Industrial Advisory Council serves as a link between industry and the university.</p> Mon, 03 Apr 2006 00:00:00 Boilermaker Test Pilots https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/BoilermakerTestPilots https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/BoilermakerTestPilots <p><b>Five Boilermaker Test Pilots in Wichita, KS.at a recent Society of Experimental Test Pilots dinner.</b></p> Mon, 03 Apr 2006 00:00:00 U.S. News and World Report Survey https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/USNewsandWorld https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/USNewsandWorld <p>Purdue University's College of Engineering graduate program is ranked sixth in the nation overall, up from 10th last year</p> Fri, 31 Mar 2006 00:00:00 Distinguished Engineering Alumni 2006 - Dr. Allen Novick https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/DEA2006 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/DEA2006 <p><b><i>For his technical and managerial leadership in the production of commercial aircraft engines, and for his commitment to bettering industry in Indiana.</i></b></p> Wed, 29 Mar 2006 00:00:00 AAE Alum receives Flight International's Boeing-sponsored Engineering Student of the Year Award https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/20060302JimGregoryBoeingAward https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/20060302JimGregoryBoeingAward <b>Jim Gregory, a post-gradute at Purdue University, has won the engineering student of the year award.</b> Thu, 02 Mar 2006 00:00:00 AAE Alum receives Flight International's Boeing-sponsored Engineering Student of the Year Award https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/20060302JimGregoryBoeingAward https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/20060302JimGregoryBoeingAward <b>Jim Gregory, a post-gradute at Purdue University, has won the engineering student of the year award.</b> Thu, 02 Mar 2006 00:00:00 Purdue On the Road https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueOntheRoad https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueOntheRoad <p>Purdue University invites alumni and friends to see all that is happening at Purdue. These events take place in various cities from February through May, 2006. </p> Wed, 01 Feb 2006 00:00:00 Purdue alumni to help launch IMAX film about Mars https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurduealumnitohelplaunchIMAXfilmaboutMars https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurduealumnitohelplaunchIMAXfilmaboutMars <p>Two Purdue University alumni&#8212;a former astronaut and a current NASA spacesuit designer&#8212;helped kick off a documentary about the exploration of Mars showing at the IMAX Theater at the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis.</p> Tue, 31 Jan 2006 00:00:00 Professor Wayne Chen selected as University Faculty Scholar https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/FacultyMemberselectedasUniversityFacultyScholar https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/FacultyMemberselectedasUniversityFacultyScholar <p>Dr. Weinong "Wayne" Chen has been named College of Engineering University Faculty Scholar as of December 19, 2005.</p> Thu, 26 Jan 2006 00:00:00 Continuing Engineering Education changes name, expands programs to include aerospace engineering and systems engineering https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Purdueengineeringacademicunitchangesnameexpandsprog https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Purdueengineeringacademicunitchangesnameexpandsprog <p>Purdue University's Continuing Engineering Education is changing its name, moving its administrative home, increasing its course offerings and adding more degree programs.</p> Thu, 26 Jan 2006 00:00:00 'Quiet' Mach 6 wind tunnel at Purdue helps shape future aircraft https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/QuietMach6windtunnelatPurduehelpsshapefutureaircraf https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/QuietMach6windtunnelatPurduehelpsshapefutureaircraf <p>Purdue University engineers have developed a wind tunnel that is the only one of its kind in the world capable of running quietly at "hypersonic" speeds, helping researchers to design advanced aircraft and missiles.</p> Wed, 25 Jan 2006 00:00:00 The William E. Boeing Distinguished Lecture https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/TheWilliamEBoeingDistinguishedLecture https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/TheWilliamEBoeingDistinguishedLecture <p>Dennis Mendoros, founder, owner, and managing director of Euravia Engineering & Supply Co. Ltd. delivered the seventh William E. Boeing Distinguished Lecture entitled <b><i>Technological Advancement through Innovation and Cluster Development.</i></b> </p> Wed, 25 Jan 2006 00:00:00 Purdue AAE Students Learning in Zero-Gravity https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueAAEStudentsLearninginZeroGravity https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueAAEStudentsLearninginZeroGravity <p>Every year since NASA began the Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunity Program (RGSFOP) in 1996 Purdue AAE students have participated with winning research proposals and original student-built experiments.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2005 00:00:00 Purdue CubeSat https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueCubeSat https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/PurdueCubeSat <p>Purdue CubeSat is an interdisciplinary project to design, build, and launch Purdue University's first satellite. This team effort has been underway for 3 years, with the current team comprised of 10 undergraduate and graduate students. The Purdue CubeSat is classified as a pico-satellite and resembles a cube approximately 10 centimeters per side with a one kilogram gross mass. Upon completion (projected for 2007), the spacecraft will be launched aboard a Russian Dnepr or similar launch vehicle, in conjunction with the Cal Poly/Stanford CubeSat program.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2005 00:00:00 Sigma Gamma Tau National Aerospace Engineering Honor Society https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/SigmaGammaTauNationalAerospaceEngineeringHonorSocie2 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/SigmaGammaTauNationalAerospaceEngineeringHonorSocie2 <p>Sigma Gamma Tau National Aerospace Engineering Honor Society was founded at Purdue University on February 28, 1953 and recognizes and honors those individuals in the field of Aeronautics and Astronautics who have, through scholarship, integrity, and outstanding achievement, been a credit to their profession. The society seeks to foster a high standard of ethics and professional practice and create a spirit of loyalty and fellowship, particularly among students of Aerospace Engineering.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2005 00:00:00 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AmericanInstituteofAeronauticsandAstronautics https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AmericanInstituteofAeronauticsandAstronautics <p>The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics is a professional organization for the aerospace industry. It encourages original research, furthers dissemination of knowledge, fosters the professional development of those engaged in scientific and engineering activities, improves public understanding of the profession and its contributions, fosters education in engineering and science as well as other professional groups, and stimulates outstanding professional accomplishments.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2005 00:00:00 Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering Student Advisory Council https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AeronauticalAstronauticalEngineeringStudentAdvisory https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AeronauticalAstronauticalEngineeringStudentAdvisory <p>The Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Student Advisory Council was founded in 1998 with the purpose of increasing interaction between undergraduate engineering students at all levels of education and the administration of the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2005 00:00:00 Students for the Exploration and Development of Space https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/StudentsfortheExplorationandDevelopmentofSpacePurdu https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/StudentsfortheExplorationandDevelopmentofSpacePurdu <p>SEDS is an independent, student based organization, which promotes the exploration and development of space. The original chapter of SEDS was founded at MIT in 1980 while the Purdue Chapter was established on the 7th of December, 1994. Presently Purdue SEDS has 55 active members. Purdue SEDS believes in a space-faring civilization and that focusing the enthusiasm of young people is the key to our future in space.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2005 00:00:00 Outstanding Engineers Award 2005 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/OutstandingEngineersAward2005 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/OutstandingEngineersAward2005 <p>The Purdue School of Aeronautics & Astronautics was proud to honor seven individuals with the 2005 Outstanding Aerospace Engineer Award.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2005 00:00:00 Michael J. Corso receives President Award and named secretary of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association (FDLA) https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/MICHAELJCORSOOFHENDERSONFRANKLINRECEIVESPRESIDENTSA https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/MICHAELJCORSOOFHENDERSONFRANKLINRECEIVESPRESIDENTSA <p>Fort Myers, Florida - The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. is pleased to announce that Michael J. Corso, a stockholder with the firm, received the President's Award from the Florida Defense Lawyers Association (FDLA), and has also been named the new Secretary-Treasurer of the Association. The FDLA is comprised of over 1,000 lawyers at private practice, private corporation and public entity levels. Its goals are to promote a level playing field in civil litigation and to foster its members' growth as professionals.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2005 00:00:00 John W. Lincoln Award https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/JohnWLincolnAward https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/JohnWLincolnAward <p>Charley Saff (BSAE 71) will be presented with the USAF Lincoln Award at the USAF Aircraft Structural Integrity Conference in November 2005.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2005 00:00:00 Acoustic Emission Testing https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AcousticEmissionTesting https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/AcousticEmissionTesting <p>Acoustic Emission Testing is the sixth volume in the Nondestructive Testing Handbook series, now in its third edition and published by the American Society of Nondestructive Testing in August 2005. The co-technical editors for this book include Eric V.K. Hill, a professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and Ronnie K. Miller, a Purdue graduate (B.S.A.E. 73, M.S.A.E. 75 and Ph.D. 79), who was the sole technical editor for Acoustic Emission Testing, Volume 5, 2nd Edition, Nondestructive Testing Handbook series.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2005 00:00:00 NASA Appoints Constellation Program Managers https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/NASAAppointsConstellationProgramManagers https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/NASAAppointsConstellationProgramManagers <p>Purdue graduate Mark Geyer has been appointed as deputy program manager of NASA's Constellation Program. The program will be based at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. Geyer earned a bachelor's degree in engineering and a master's degree in aeronautics and astronautics from Purdue.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2005 00:00:00 Lt.Gen. Hudson assumes command of ASC https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/LTGENHUDSONASSUMESCOMMANDOFASC https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/LTGENHUDSONASSUMESCOMMANDOFASC <p>WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio Lt. Gen. John "Jack" Hudson assumed command of Aeronautical Systems Center on August 15, 2005 during a ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The general was also promoted to his current rank during the event.</p> Tue, 04 Oct 2005 00:00:00 William H. Gerstenmaier selected to lead NASA Space Operations https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/WILLIAMHGERSTENMAIERSELECTEDTOLEADNASASPACEOPERATIO https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/WILLIAMHGERSTENMAIERSELECTEDTOLEADNASASPACEOPERATIO <p>Administrator Michael Griffin announced that William H. Gerstenmaier BSAAE 77 will serve as associate administrator for the Space Operations Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters.</p> Tue, 04 Oct 2005 00:00:00 K.O.Johnson 1923-2005 https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/KOJohnson https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/KOJohnson <p>Kenneth O. (K.O.) Johnson passed away on Thursday July 28, 2005 at the age of 82 years. K.O. graduated from Purdue in 1950.</p> Tue, 04 Oct 2005 01:00:00 Purdue Grad Selected to Lead NASA Space Operations https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/AdministratorMichaelGriffinannouncedAugust122005tha https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/AdministratorMichaelGriffinannouncedAugust122005tha Administrator Michael Griffin announced August 12, 2005 that William H. Gerstenmaier BSAAE '77, OAE '2003, will serve as associate administrator for the Space Operations Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters. Since June 2002, Gerstenmaier has been program manager of the International Space Station Office at Johnson Space Center. Tue, 16 Aug 2005 00:00:00 2005 Honorary Degree James D. Raisbeck Doctor Of Engineering https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/HonoraryDegreeJamesDRaisbeckDoctorOfEngineering https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/HonoraryDegreeJamesDRaisbeckDoctorOfEngineering James D. Raisbeck has distinguished himself in aviation by combining a keen engineering ingenuity with a spirit of entrepreneurship that is unique in the modern-day aerospace industry. Thu, 02 Jun 2005 01:00:00 Lost Black Cats: Story of Two Captured Chinese U-2 Pilots https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/LostBlackCatsStoryofTwoCapturedChineseUPilots https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/LostBlackCatsStoryofTwoCapturedChineseUPilots The Lost Black Cats by AAE Alumnus Dr. H. Mike Hua details a little-known aspect of the Cold War saga the U-2 history and the relationship between America and the friendly ideologies in the East. Thu, 02 Jun 2005 01:00:00 Purdue, Rolls-Royce forge agreement to advance state's technology businesses https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/PurdueRollsRoyceforgeagreementtoadvancestatestechno https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/PurdueRollsRoyceforgeagreementtoadvancestatestechno Purdue University and Rolls-Royce Corporation have signed an agreement to cooperate with state businesses in developing basic and applied manufacturing processes and technologies. Thu, 02 Jun 2005 01:00:00 Johnson Space Center Appoints Purdue alumnus as one of nine new Flight Directors https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/JohnsonSpaceCenterAppointsPurduealumnusasoneofninen https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/JohnsonSpaceCenterAppointsPurduealumnusasoneofninen NASA has named Michael Moses M.S 95 as one of the nine new flight directors who will join a unique group of individuals that lead human space flights from Mission Control, Houston. Thu, 02 Jun 2005 01:00:00 Dr. Robert Swaim inducted into Purdue ROTC Hall of Fame https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/DrRobertSwaiminductedintoPurdueROTCHallofFame https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/DrRobertSwaiminductedintoPurdueROTCHallofFame Eight alumni were inducted into the Purdue University Reserve Officer's Training Corps Hall of Fame on Saturday April 16, 2005. Thu, 02 Jun 2005 01:00:00 Purdue's Rube Goldberg winners appeared on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/PurduesRubeGoldbergwinnersappearedonJimmyKimmelLive https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/PurduesRubeGoldbergwinnersappearedonJimmyKimmelLive The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers team demonstrated their winning machine for a national audience on ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live.' Thu, 02 Jun 2005 01:00:00 Board of Trustees honor two AAE faculty with designated professorships https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/20040927News_HowellPipes https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/AboutUs/News/Headlines/20040927News_HowellPipes <p> The Purdue University Board of Trustees recently (Friday, Sept. 24) approved the appointments of Kathleen C. Howell as Hsu Lo Professor of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering and R. Byron Pipes as the John L. Bray Distinguished Professor of Engineering, both members of the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics faculty. Please join us in congratulating Professor Howell and Professor Pipes on this recognition of professional achievement. </p> <hr> Mon, 27 Sep 2004 01:00:00