LAUNCH-UAS REU students enjoy summer of research

The Department of Aerospace Engineering has welcomed its inaugural class of the LAUNCH-UAS REU research program for undergraduates. The ten university students have come from all corners of the nation to spend their summer at Iowa State participating in research with Unmanned Aerial Systems. See some of the things they’ve been up to on the Department of Aerospace Engineering Facebook page.

Learn more about the program here and more about the 2019 students here.

“Lunch and learn” with former NASA flight director and Dept. of Aerospace Engineering faculty member Tomas Gonzelz-Torres
Visiting the world headquarters of Collins Aerospace
Students experiencing what it’s like to be underneath the Tornado/Microburst Simulator.
Learning about the Department of Aerospace Engineering’s Tornado/Microburst Simulator
Wind tunnel research presented by Dr. Partha Sarkar