University of Colorado Boulder aerospace students have earned high honors in the 2020 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Region V Student Paper competition.
Senior design teams from the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences earned first and third place in the competition, which is typically part of an in-person conference that was cancelled due to the coronavirus.
Organizers initially cancelled the paper competition as well, but encouraged students to submit their papers anyway, for professional feedback. The judges ultimately decided to announce awards from those entries, with two CU Boulder teams taking high honors:
As first place finishers, EMU advances to compete at the international AIAA SciTech Forum in January 2021.