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.

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.

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.

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.

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.