Category: Fall 2020 E-Newsletter

Faculty Spotlight: Anupam Sharma

From owl-inspired research to enhancing department curriculum to helping make things run properly in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic, Anupam Sharma is playing key roles in the progression of the Department of Aerospace Engineering. Sharma received significant news and journal coverage and the significant National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award in 2017 when he … Continue reading Faculty Spotlight: Anupam Sharma

Team effort tackles challenge of COVID-19 changes

It’s been called one of the most significant undertakings in Iowa State University history. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the decision to move all courses online in the spring of 2020, as well as the continuation of the pandemic through summer and fall, forced a major rethinking of how all departments would continue … Continue reading Team effort tackles challenge of COVID-19 changes

Department of Aerospace Engineering continues successful ABET certification

The Department of Aerospace Engineering continued its history of accreditation by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) in the summer of 2019. Department of Aerospace Engineering associate professor Vinay Dayal led the department’s successful accreditation in 2018 and 2019. Dr. Dayal coordinated the department’s ABET data collection and review, wrote the department’s ABET … Continue reading Department of Aerospace Engineering continues successful ABET certification

New senior design curriculum focuses on UAV development

Travis Grager, associate teaching professor of Aerospace Engineering, spends many of his days teaching Iowa State students how to design, test, manufacture and fly unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).  Before becoming a professor, Grager was a graduate student at Iowa State. After completing his graduate degree he went to work at Physical Sciences, Inc., a research … Continue reading New senior design curriculum focuses on UAV development

Aerospace Engineering Hours

Howe Hall building open hours

Aerospace Engineering main office (1200 Howe) hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Advising Offices: The offices (2620 Howe) are open for both virtual and in-person appointments. Students can schedule an advising appointment through the Navigate Student app. Masks are encouraged for in-person appointments.

Howe Hall emergency contact: Jim Benson, Building Supervisor, 515-294-4946