For the fourth time in six years, Penn State topped the list of preferred suppliers of engineering talent to the aerospace and defense industry, according to the Aviation Week 2016 Workforce Study.
Department welcomes new faculty member
The Department of Aerospace Engineering is excited and proud to welcome Alan R. Wagner as its newest faculty member.
Philip J. Morris, Boeing/A.D. Welliver Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Penn State, has been appointed interim head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering, effective immediately.
American Helicopter Society International recently awarded Vertical Flight Foundation scholarships to seven Penn State aerospace engineering students.
Penn State graduate student Davide Conte recently led a team of international graduate students to a sweep at the 2016 Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) Forum in Cocoa Beach, Florida.
Unmanned air vehicles are flying again at Penn State for research, teaching, and public service under the auspices of the Office for Research Protections.
The Penn State Wind Energy Club was the overall winner and claimed first place in the Business Plan and Turbine Testing contests at the U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition 2016 in New Orleans.
Graduate student Jessica Morgan was recently named a top-5 winner at the 2nd annual Millennium CafÃ© Pitch Competition held at the Millenium Science Complex on May 17.
Tom Briggs, a 1990 aerospace engineering graduate, won the 2015 Department of the Navy Test and Evaluation Award for Lead Tester.
Namiko Yamamoto, assistant professor of aerospace engineering at Penn State, was recently awarded $376,599 through the Office of Naval Research Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology program for her research proposal titled "1D-Patterned Nanocomposites Structured Using Oscillating Magnetic Fields."
Daniel R. Streeter has been selected as the student marshal for the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) at the Penn State College of Engineering spring commencement ceremony on May 6.
Austin (Kirk) Heller, systems administrator in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, has been named recipient of the 2016 Penn State Engineering Alumni Society (PSEAS) Staff Innovation Award.
Matthew J. Shaw will be the student marshal for the aerospace engineering baccalaureate degree program at the Penn State College of Engineering spring commencement ceremony on May 6.
Penn State Aerospace Engineering graduate students Philip B. Mainwaring and Jason Reiter took home first and second place in the Afternoon Paper/Oral Presentations category at the 13th annual College of Engineering Research Symposium (CERS).
Mike Arata, Penn State alumnus, director of engineering at United Airlines, and Penn State Brandywine advisory board member, will be the speaker at Penn State Brandywineâ€™s fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18, in the Commons Building Gymnasium on campus.
Guion S. Bluford will represent Penn State in Saturday's Penn State-Army football game coin toss.
Aviation Week & Space Technology recently released the results of its 2015 Workforce Study and Penn State is the only university to appear in the top five in all three categories under "Top Schools for Aerospace and Defense."