A Week in Review: 11/9/14 – 11/15/14

November 13, 2014

Dr. John Schmisseur Receives 2014 Outstanding Aerospace Engineers Award
Dr. John Schmisseur was one of nine graduates of AAE to be honored as a 2014 Outstanding Aerospace Engineer at Purdue University during an awards banquet on November 7, 2014.
http://www.utsi.edu/news/News_2014/release11-13-2014schmisseurreceivesoutstandingaerospaceengineersaward.htm

November 10, 2014

Lighter, Cheaper Radio Wave Device Could Transform Telecommunications Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have achieved a milestone in modern wireless and cellular telecommunications, creating a radically smaller, more efficient radio wave circulator that could be used in cellphones and other wireless devices, as reported in the latest issue of Nature Physics. http://www.utexas.edu/news/2014/11/10/radio-wave-device-alu/

A Week in Review: 7/13/14 – 7/19/14

Prof. David Spencer’s Prox-1 project is getting ready to launch
Research conducted by AE professor David Spencer is getting ready to blast off.
As the principal investigator for the Prox-1 mission, Spencer anticipates the launch of a Georgia Tech-designed spacecraft (and an attached CubeSat) sometime within the next 18 months. Both components will be part of the multi-satellite payload launched by SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket.
http://www.ae.gatech.edu/node/1444

A Week in Review: 5/25/14 – 5/31/14

May 29, 2014

UCF Receives Nearly $2 Million for Defense Research
The University of Central Florida earned five research grants this week worth nearly $2 million from the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program, placing UCF among the top three university award recipients in the nation.
http://today.ucf.edu/ucf-receives-nearly-2-million-defense-research/

May 28, 2014

AE Scientists Garner Best Fluid Dynamics Paper Award
Aerospace Engineering at Illinois researchers’ study of a turbulent boundary layer’s interaction with a thin, flexible panel has won the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Fluid Dynamics Best Paper Award for 2013.
http://aerospace.illinois.edu/news/ae-scientists-garner-best-fluid-dynamics-paper-award

May 27, 2014

Live Like An Athlete Podcast: Science of Sweat – U.S. Air Force Research Lab
Dr. Josh Hagen, Ph.D, a lead engineer at the Human Performance Wing, joins today’s episode to discuss some new toys in development, including “skin biosensors.” These sensors will allow for real-time tracking of biometrics via sweat, using a flexible bandage adhered to the skin.
http://www.cbssports.com/general/eye-on-sports/24573592/live-like-an-athlete-podcast—bionic-technology-us-air-force-research-lab