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February 16, 2017

Purdue Hyperloop on track for summer competition

Purdue Hyperloop will spend the Spring semester refining its pod, in preparation for a second competition this summer. The team made a solid showing at the first Hyperloop competition hosted by SpaceX at its headquarters in Hawthorne, CA.
February 10, 2017

AAE Prof. Kathleen Howell elected to National Academy of Engineering

Kathleen C. Howell, Hsu Lo Distinguished Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and associate dean for engineering at Purdue University, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering. Election to the NAE is among the highest professional honors for an engineer.
January 25, 2017

Purdue's Hyperloop team competing in weekend SpaceX event

Purdue University’s Hyperloop team is preparing for a SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition. The team’s Hyperloop pod will compete at SpaceX’s headquarters in Hawthorne, California, against mostly student-led teams from universities in the U.S. and other countries.
January 24, 2017

Three AAE students chosen for Aviation Week's "20 Twenties"

Three AAE students are recipients of Aviation Week’s prestigious "20 Twenties" award for 2017. Geoffrey Andrews, Julia Crowley Farenga, and Emily Zimovan were chosen based on exceptional academic performance, communication skills, and contributions to the broader community.
January 23, 2017

AAE Prof. Michael Grant wins 2016 W.A. Gustafson Award

AAE Assistant Professor Michael Grant is the winner of the prestigious 2016 W.A. Gustafson Award for Outstanding Teaching. The recipient of this award is selected by the juniors and seniors of the AAE student body.
January 12, 2017

Purdue AAE part of project designed to reduce vehicle fuel consumption

Purdue University is leading part of a national effort to reduce vehicle fuel consumption by 20 percent through automated systems that interconnect cars and trucks and the transportation infrastructure using sensors and online cloud technology. AAE professors Daniel DeLaurentis and Shaoshuai Mou are part of the Purdue team.
December 16, 2016

Purdue Board of Trustees ratifies named headship for AAE

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday, Dec. 16th, approved the head of the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics to a named department head position. Dr. Tom Shih was ratified as the J. William Uhrig and Anastasia Vournas Head and Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
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