Aerospace Engineering

  1. December 8, 2023

    U-M team’s work centers on tracking undetectable space junk

    Satellite and spacecraft operators may finally be able to detect small pieces of debris orbiting Earth using an approach proposed by U-M researchers.

  2. June 21, 2017

    New $8.25M center to study next-gen, high efficiency aircraft

    Airbus is partnering with U-M on a new $8.25 million joint center that will study computer simulation tools and techniques for designing and evaluating future aircraft.

  3. March 16, 2016

    High-tech bird watching for shape-shifting airplane wings

    A $6 million grant from the Air Force will an international team of researchers produce the most detailed analysis of bird flight ever made for an aerospace engineering project.

  4. July 16, 2015

    U-M in D.C.

    University representatives spoke at congressional briefings recently on topics related to unmanned aircraft and vehicle-to-vehicle communications.

  5. February 13, 2014

    Tackling turbulence with big data and a $1.6M NASA grant

    A thorny aerodynamics problem is about to get a Netflix-style big data treatment from a team led by U-M engineers with the help of a $1.6 million NASA grant.