Professor Ashraf Bastawros shaking hands with Dean Sarah Rajala as he received a medallion award and was named Wilson Engineering Professor – from the Grace Miller Wilson and T. Wilson Endowed Engineering Faculty Fund.
Dennis Muilenburg, Distinguished Aerospace Engineering Alumni, and Executive VP of Boeing, spoke about the future of the industry and the role the Boeing-ISU partnership will play. Christina Bloebaum, the Dennis and Rebecca Muilenburg Professor of Aerospace Engineering, was also presented with a medallion for her professorship.
For the 'Egg Drop' in AerE 160, teams design ways to lessen the impact on their egg. Their paper creations were only limited by their imagination.
Students in AerE 461 learn how to launch model rockets and record propulsion data to apply to their own design projects.
Blake Johnson, postdoctoral research associate, and Hui Hu, professor of aerospace engineering, are developing new technologies to accurately test and improve cooling strategies for gas turbine engines. Better cooling can mean better engine efficiency. Photo by Bob Elbert.