Georgia Institute of Technology


Mar 11, 2014

U.S. News & World Report today released its annual rankings for graduate programs in the United States, and, once again, AE-GT was rated in the top 5, out of a field that included more than 60 ABET-recognized aerospace/aeronautics programs.

The AE graduate program has held its place in the top 5 for more than decade, according to records released by the Georgia Tech Institutional Research office.

Mar 07, 2014

The Georgia Tech Center for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL) has announced that AE Professor Amy Pritchett has been chosen to receive the 2014 Curriculum Innovation Award.

Pritchett, the David S. Lewis Associate Professor of Cognitive Engineering, will formally receive the award at the Faculty Honors Luncheon, April 11.

A longtime member of the AE faculty, Pritchett was recognized by CETL and her aerospace engineering colleagues for introducing Problem Based Learning (PBL) to both upper and lower level AE courses.

Mar 07, 2014

Will he build vehicles that travel the galaxy or make films that showcase the stars?

AE graduate student Omid Nabipour is keeping his options open.

Last year, before he started his graduate program at Georgia Tech, Nabipour co-authored his first academic paper, Effect of Multiple Engine Placement on Aeroelastic Trim and Stability of Flying Wing Aircraft – an exciting moment for any serious student.

Mar 04, 2014

NASA's National Council of Space Grant Directors (NCSGD) announced March 1 that it has elected AE Associate Professor Dr. Stephen Ruffin as its new chair.

Ruffin will continue to serve as the director of the Georgia Space Grant Consortium when he officially begins his two-year term as national chair in July.

Mar 01, 2014

Georgia Tech has recently obtained 10,000 licenses for 3DEXPERIENCE, a software platform created by Dassault Systèmes, that will allow students, researchers, and industry professionals to expand their collaborative work in the fields of design authoring, digital manufacturing, cyber-physical modeling, and visualization.

Announcement of the software investment came last month, capping almost 12 years of collaboration between Georgia Tech and Dassault Systèmes, a world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock-up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions.

Feb 25, 2014

Truss Me!, an educational app developed by Aerospace Engineering faculty Julian Rimoli, is attracting a growing number of fans – from teenagers curious about what science can teach them to college educators curious about how to better teach science.

Since its November debut in the iTunes store,Truss Me! has been picked up by more than 1,500 individuals in more than 40 countries.

Feb 22, 2014


For AE alumnus John Bradford  Mars is the limit. For now, anyway.


Feb 21, 2014

How did you mark National Engineers Week, Feb. 16-22?

For around 100 students in the School of Aerospace Engineering, the celebration of their chosen profession came down to two very familiar elements: pizza and problems.

The pizza was good, but the problems - supplied by Lockheed Martin - were better.

Feb 18, 2014

AE faculty Dr. Julian Rimoli has been selected as one of the 2014 recipients of the Lockheed Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Formal bestowal of the honor will take place during a banquet to be held in March or April.

Feb 17, 2014

“Velocity and Flame Wrinkling Characteristics of a Transversely Forced, Bluff-Body Stabilized Flame, Part I: Experiments and Data Analysis,” a paper co-authored by AE professor Timothy Lieuwen and AE research engineers Benjamin Emerson and Vishal Archarya, has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Most Read articles in the area of fluid mechanics for 2013.

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Prof. Mitchell Walker in the High-Power Electric Propulsion Lab