Georgia Institute of Technology


Apr 03, 2014

Graduation season unofficially kicked off April 2 as the AE Class of 2014 bestowed honors and celebrated its legacy during the Senior Banquet.

AIAA executive director Dr. Sandra Magnus headlined the event, regaling her audience with equal parts warmth, wisdom, and practical advice.

"The aerospace engineering community is a small one," she told the seniors, who were packed into the Gordy Room of Wardlaw for the gala. 

Apr 02, 2014
Veronica Foreman

Aerospace engineering student Veronica Foreman has been selected to receive the College of Engineering’s 2014 Outstanding Aerospace Undergraduate Researcher award.

Mar 27, 2014

AE doctoral student Natalie Schloeder has been named the winner in TechTalks, a multi-tiered science communications competition.

The final leg of the months-long competition came  March 24 when five finalists gave their own take on an open-ended challenge: "Why society needs science."

Mar 26, 2014

More than a dozen current and future AE educators were honored March 6, when the Georgia Tech Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL) held its annual Celebrating Teaching Day.

The event is held annually to celebrate and highlight the exemplary commitment that the Institute's instructors, graduate students,post-doctoral fellows, and mentors have to the enhancement of the campus learning environment.

Mar 24, 2014

Congratulations go out to four AE students who were recognized, recently, with scholarships by the Vertical Flight Foundation (VFF) of the American Helicopter Society (AHS). Brandon Liberi, Sorin Pirau, Joachim Hodara and Frank H. Patterson have each been invited to formally receive their scholarships during the AHS 70th Annual Forum & Technology Display, to be held May 21 in Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Mar 18, 2014
Kyunghoon Lee
Kyunghoon Lee,  AE '10

Kyunghoon Lee, a former AE doctoral student of Dr. Dimitri Mavris, has accepted a position as assistant professor of aerospace engineering at South Korea's Pusan National University.

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.

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