World Space Week, celebrated Oct. 4-10 each year is the largest public space event on Earth. Learn how our faculty, students and alumni are making a difference in the field of aerospace engineering.

Efstathios Bakolas has received funding from the National Science Foundation to develop path-planning and decision-making algorithms that will help autonomous vehicles maneuver around other moving objects.

Stavros Gaitanaros was selected to receive the Bureau Prize based on a paper and presentation to the 2016 Congress of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics.

Professor Thomas Hughes was selected to receive the 2015-16 University Co-operative Society’s Career Research Excellence Award.

The department welcomes new faculty member Fabrizio Bisetti, who joins us this fall as an assistant professor.