CU Boulder campus from the air.

Seminar - NIRCam: Near Infrared Camera on the James Webb Space Telescope - Feb 4

Jan. 31, 2022

Alison Nordt Director Space Science & Instrumentation, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center Friday, Feb. 4 | 12:00 P.M. | AERO 114 Abstract: On December 25, 2021 the James Webb Space Telescope launched into space aboard an Ariane V rocket from French Guiana. The observatory carries four science instruments that will...

A flying UAV.

Seminar: Modeling and Control of a Highly Flexible Flutter Demonstrator - Feb. 3

Jan. 29, 2022

Manuel Pusch Post Doctoral Scholar, Smead Aerospace Thurs, Feb. 3 | 4:00 P.M. | Hybrid: AERO N240 & Zoom Webinar Abstract: Highly fuel-efficient aircraft designs with low-weight, high aspect ratio wings often suffer from an increased flutter sensitivity. Flutter is an undesired oscillation which becomes unstable above a certain airspeed...

Alessandro Verniani

Master's student earns 2022 Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship

Jan. 28, 2022

Alessandro Verniani has earned a 2022 Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship. An aerospace master's student, Verniani will receive a paid internships and executive mentorship through...

Brooke Owens Fellowship

Two aerospace students earn 2022 Brooke Owens Fellowships

Jan. 27, 2022

Two University of Colorado Boulder students have earned 2022 Brooke Owens Fellowships. The highly competitive program provides paid internships and mentoring to exceptional undergraduate women seeking careers in aviation or space exploration. Aerospace undergraduates Liza Graybill and Sydney Walthall have been named 2022 winners. The program honors the memory of...

CU Boulder campus from the air.

Seminar: Things Every Engineer Should Know about Human-Automation Interaction: A Set of Inconvenient Truths and Practical Tips - Jan 28

Jan. 23, 2022

Karen Feigh Professor and Associate Chair for Research, Georgia Tech - Aerospace Engineering Friday, Jan. 28 | 12:00 P.M. | AERO 114 Abstract: This talk will present a set of inconvenient truths and practical tips that have been uncovered by human factors and cognitive engineers over the past several decades...

CU Boulder campus from the air.

Seminar: Capstone Design – From Student to Practitioner - Jan. 21

Jan. 21, 2022

Jelliffe Jackson Associate Teaching Professor, Smead Aerospace Friday, Jan. 21 | 12:00 P.M. | Zoom Webinar Abstract: The Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences senior projects course provides our seniors a capstone experience, integrating the disciplinary knowledge from previous courses to conduct a realistic engineering design-build-test project to solve a complex engineering...

Katie Melbourne

CU Boulder aerospace PhD student working on James Webb Space Telescope

Jan. 18, 2022

Katie Melbourne is up close and personal with the James Webb Space Telescope. As a systems engineer at Ball Aerospace in Boulder, Melbourne is involved in commissioning for NASA's new flagship space telescope. At the same time, she is also earning her PhD in aerospace engineering sciences at the University...

CU Boulder undergraduate students, left to right, Adrian Bryant and Rithik Gangopadhyay work in the mission operations center for IXPE.

Students operate $214M spacecraft. ‘It’s like what you see in the movies.’

Jan. 18, 2022

This month, Kacie Davis got a rare treat for a fan of all things outer space. The 2020 CU Boulder alumna was one of the first people on Earth to watch as new data streamed from an object called SMC X-1—a type of pulsar, or the collapsed remains of a...

F-35 flying

Future Insight Seminar: Lockheed Skunk Works - An insider’s discussion: Jan 20

Jan. 14, 2022

Please join Mark Sirangelo as he welcomes Robert Weiss, the former head of the world-famous Lockheed Skunk Works, to CU for a very special behind the scenes look at perhaps the most respected aeronautics and technology company in history.

Hisham Ali

Meet Hisham Ali, Assistant Professor

Jan. 12, 2022

Hisham Ali joined Smead Aerospace full time as a new assistant professor in January 2022. Prior appointments include being a member of technical staff at the Aerospace Corporation in the Astrodynamics Department, Colorado Springs and a research faculty member in the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at the Georgia...