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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 … Continue reading LAUNCH-UAS REU students enjoy summer of research

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Honors and recognition in AerE Pre-Commencement Reception

Department of Aerospace Engineering graduates gathered with family, friends, faculty and staff to celebrate their achievement in the department’s traditional pre-commencement reception the morning of May 5. A breakfast social hour kicked off the program, followed by a formal ceremony to recognize graduates. That included honoring the department’s Outstanding Seniors: Nathan Chapdelaine, Adam Gjersvik, Amanda … Continue reading Honors and recognition in AerE Pre-Commencement Reception

Team CyFly finalizing prototype for Airbus competition

Team CyFly, the lone United States team remaining in the global Airbus Fly Your Ideas Challenge, is in the midst of Round 2 as they refine their concept and construct mockups. The team is is one of 50 teams remaining in the competition to develop ideas for how to change the future of aviation. If they … Continue reading Team CyFly finalizing prototype for Airbus competition

Graduate students’ startup makes a strong first impression

Akash Vidyadharan and Tyler Carter spent the first part of last summer applying for jobs in anticipation of receiving their master’s degree in the spring of 2017. For the second half of the summer, they worked on a project that has caught the attention of investors, corporations, as well government officials. “One year ago, this … Continue reading Graduate students’ startup makes a strong first impression

Aerospace Engineering is 5th most popular major at Iowa State

New numbers from the enrollment office for the spring semester list aerospace engineering as the fifth most popular major at Iowa State University. AerE enrolls 761 undergraduate students which makes up almost 10% of all engineering students.  Aerospace engineering, which is the College of Engineering’s second most common major, includes 158 freshman students. Mechanical engineering is … Continue reading Aerospace Engineering is 5th most popular major at Iowa State

AerE team makes top 50 in global Airbus competition

356 teams from 89 countries submitted their innovate ideas to the Airbus Fly Your Ideas Competition. The field was narrowed to 50 teams and only one team from the United States remained, the CyFly Team from Iowa State University. That team is comprised of Aerospace Engineering majors Koki Tomoeda, Jack Stanton, Tho Ton, and Lechen … Continue reading AerE team makes top 50 in global Airbus competition

Iowa State AIAA Student Branch visits LA for industry tour

Students from the Iowa State AIAA student branch visited aerospace engineering companies over Thanksgiving break. Fifteen students flew to Los Angeles, Calif. for two days of tours and sightseeing. The group visited Boeing Satellite Systems, SpaceX, Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, NASA Armstrong, and also viewed the Space Shuttle Endeavour and the USS Iowa. ISU AIAA … Continue reading Iowa State AIAA Student Branch visits LA for industry tour

AerE 462 students take their R/C planes for a test flight

Students in Dr. Leifsson’s AerE 462 course conceived, designed, and built R/C model aircrafts. This past Saturday, they had the opportunity to put them to the test. In a field just east of Ames, the students flew the aircrafts they had designed and built. The project the students were designing was for a commercial transport cargo … Continue reading AerE 462 students take their R/C planes for a test flight

Trinect Fellowship integrates STEM into elementary schools

This article was published in the Iowa State Daily. To read the full article, click here.  By Haley Knudsen Engineering graduate students and elementary school students are working together as part of the Trinect Fellowship program to enhance and integrate STEM concepts into the Des Moines Public School District. Adah Leshem, a member of the … Continue reading Trinect Fellowship integrates STEM into elementary schools

Aerospace Engineering Hours

Howe Hall regular hours: 6 a.m. – midnight, Monday – Saturday; 7 a.m. – midnight Sunday

Aerospace Engineering main office, 1200 Howe: Until further notice access to the office will be by appointment only. Call (515) 294-5666 or email aere-info@iastate.edu.

Advising Offices: Until further notice the Aerospace Engineering advising offices are closed. Students should contact their advisers by email or click the “Schedule an Advising Appointment” button below.

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

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