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July 17, 2017

AAE Co-op Spotlight: Benjamin Gutman

AAE junior Benjamin Gutman is spending his summer on co-op with Innovative Scientific Solutions at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.
June 27, 2017

AAE Alumna Spotlight: Sarah Baldwin

Sarah (Lindsey) Baldwin graduated with a BSAAE in 2010. She was involved in Purdue Space Day and SWE as an undergraduate. Sarah is currently a senior engineer at Aerojet Rocketdyne.
June 19, 2017

AAE graduate student Gayathri Shivkumar wins NPSS student paper award

AAE graduate student Gayathri Shivkumar won the Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society (NPSS) Student Paper Award at the 44th International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS 2017). The award acknowledges outstanding student contributions and encourages greater student participation as principal or sole authors of papers.
June 16, 2017

AAE alumnus Frank Bauer awarded NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal

AAE alumnus Frank Bauer (BSAAE ’79, MSAAE ’80) has been awarded the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal. Bauer was recognized for “distinguished public service in enabling the enhanced use of the Global Positioning System for satellites by NASA and the United States.”
June 7, 2017

Purdue AAE alumnae Loral O'Hara selected for the 2017 NASA Astronaut Class

Purdue AAE alumnae Loral O'Hara (MSAAE '09) has been selected for the 2017 NASA Astronaut Class. O'Hara is one of five women and seven men selected from a record number of applicants. The new astronauts must complete two years of intensive training at the Johnson Space Center before they will be qualified for assignment to future space missions.
May 30, 2017

AAE students build drones with Boeing AerosPACE program

Purdue AAE students participated in the Boeing-sponsored Aerospace Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering (AerosPACE) program over the 2016-2017 academic year. Teaming up with engineering students at five other U.S. universities, they designed, built, and flew a fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or “drone” aircraft.
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