February 17, 2014
On January 28, the Colorado State Legislature invited several aerospace companies and the University of Colorado Boulder to brief them on the unmanned aircraft industry and its related technologies. Professor Brian Argrow represented CU-Boulder and emphasized the educational and research programs that enable the development of both the UAS technologies and what is expected to be an explosion in the UAS industry.
January 31, 2014
These messages and photos were sent by Dr. Xinzhao Chu, an associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, and a fellow in the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences. Prof. Chu is engaged in breakthrough lidar research, and her excitement comes through in these emails. We hope you enjoy them.
December 20, 2013
December 16, 2013
Orbital, based in Dulles, has $1.4 billion in annual revenue. The company has existed for about 30 years, 22 of them as a public company. Half of the company’s 3,600 employees are rocket scientists or engineers. Continue reading the article here.
December 16, 2013
Drone aircraft might be delivering Amazon orders to your door soon says Jeff Bezos But first states and the federal government are wrestling with the implications of many new, pilotless aircraft -- how they might affect civil liberties -- and how to keep them out of the way of manned aircraft in skies that are already crowded. Read more
December 6, 2013
Christine Fanchiang, AES PhD student (advisor: David Klaus), was awarded a Harriet G. Jenkins Graduate Fellowship from NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP), which is meant to increase diversity in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. See full article.
November 6, 2013
Seven University of Colorado Boulder aerospace engineering students are among 20 top students who will be recognized Nov. 14 with a new national award honoring tomorrow’s engineering leaders sponsored by Penton’s Aviation Week in partnership with Raytheon. - Read more.