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Jan 28, 2014

Aerospace Engineering Professor Wassim M. Haddad has been named to the newly created David Sloan Lewis Professorship for Aerospace Engineering in Dynamical Systems and Control.

Jan 16, 2014

Jan 16, 2014

The National Research Council recently announced it has selected Dr. Karen Feigh to serve on its prestigious Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board (ASEB). A former Marshall Scholar who earned her undergraduate and doctoral degrees in aerospace engineering at Georgia Tech, Feigh will be the youngest member ever to serve on this influential board.

Dec 16, 2013

Prof. Suresh Menon has been elected an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow. The AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society and becoming a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications.

Dec 11, 2013

Ms. Gi-Yun Chung, a recent graduate student of Prof. JVR Prasad, was awarded the Controls, Diagnostics & Instrumentation Committee Best Paper Award at ASME Turbo 2013. Ms. Chung's paper entitled "Real time analytical linearization of turbofan engine model" is co-authored with Prof. JVR Prasad from the Georgia Tech School of AE; Manuj Dhingra of Pratt & Whitney and Richard Meisner, of Pratt & Whitney.

Nov 27, 2013

Nicholas Picon is the 2013-14 undergraduate Student Government Association President.

 

Nov 25, 2013

Matthew Gross, a doctoral student in AE working under the supervision of Prof. Mark Costello, was the winner of the Best Student Paper Award for the 2013 Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference held from August 19-22 in Boston, MA for his paper titled "Impact Point Model Predictive Control of a Spin-Stabilized Projectile with Instability Protection."

Nov 22, 2013

Congratulations to graduate students Patrick Chai and Christopher Jones and former graduate student Sean Currey who received the best Space History, Society, and Policy Student Paper Award at the AIAA SPACE 2013 Conference & Exposition. The conference was held in San Diego, CA on September 10-12, 2013. Their paper was titled "Review of Recent U.S. Human Space Exploration Plans Beyond Low Earth Orbit".

Nov 21, 2013

Professor Graeme Kennedy has joined the faculty of the School of Aerospace Engineering in November 2013. His research involves the development and application of numerical optimization techniques to structural and multidisciplinary design problems, with a primary focus on the analysis and design of fixed-wing aircraft.

Nov 20, 2013

Kenneth Hart

Based on his campus activities and contributions to the aerospace industry, Kenneth Hart was selected by Aviation Week & Space Technology as one of the magazine's Twenty20's. He received this award on November 14 in a ceremony at the Arizona Biltmore on Phoenix, Arizona. The awards, produced in partnership with Raytheon Corporation, recognize top engineering, math, science and technology students.

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

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