Aeronautics and Astronautics News
Meet "Hedgehog": Your tour guide to asteroids, comets and other things that whirl around the solar system
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
A team of engineers builds a cube-like rover for exploration in some of the most extreme conditions in space.
Friday, December 11, 2015
How do we prevent collisions when thousands of drones are flying in congested areas? A software-enabled system could play the role of an autonomous air traffic manager for unmanned flights.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
New laboratory technique allows researchers to replicate on a tiny scale the swirling clouds of ionized gases that power the sun, to further our understanding of fusion energy, solar flares and other cosmic phenomena.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Professor of aeronautics and astronautics earns the field’s highest honor for developing the algorithms that designers use to optimize aerodynamic performance; it is Jameson’s third major honor in what has been an extraordinary year for this Stanford aeronautics expert.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment jump-starts interdisciplinary projects around the world.
Stanford Engineering Hero Charles Simonyi talks about creating first WYSIWYG software, space travel and challenges of making a profit
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Computer Science alum shares stories about working with Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, and his two flights to the International Space Station.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Now billions of questions can be answered in about three minutes.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Professor of aeronautics and astronautics honored for "pioneering contributions to computational fluid dynamics, particular to advances in the study of compressible flow over aircraft and the optimal design of air foils."
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Assistant professors Amin Arbabian, Michael Lepech, Marco Pavone, Manu Prakash and Sindy Tang awarded grants to help promising junior faculty pursue outstanding research while also improving education.
Friday, December 5, 2014
Thomas Lee, Sanjay Lall, Boris Murmann and Christos Kozyrakis were recognized for their extraordinary achievements in engineering.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Spilker, a consulting professor at Stanford Engineering, was honored for "contributions to the technology and implementation of civilian GPS navigation systems."
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
International participants from academia, industry and government collaborate on projects at biennial summer program.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Unique engineering course draws students from across campus with its hands-on approach to creating pilotless aircraft.
Friday, August 1, 2014
New fuels, flight designs, safety techniques, space missions and supporting technologies are expected to emerge from the new Stanford Center of Excellence in Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Professor Marco Pavone is perfecting a system to dispatch fleets of autonomous shuttles, buses and taxis.
Thursday, June 5, 2014
An immersive visualization environment, the HIVE will give researchers a powerful new tool to advance our knowledge across many disciplines. Members of the Stanford community are invited to tour the new research and teaching facility on June 6.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Fu-Kuo Chang, a professor of aeronautics and astronautics, led an international effort to build sensors into the skin and bones of planes, creating a “nervous system” to continuously monitor their structural health.
Monday, February 10, 2014
Cutting edge thinkers traded ideas and updates at a symposium that was recorded and archived.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Sigrid Close, an assistant professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and Jennifer Dionne, an assistant professor of Materials Science and Engineering, will receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
A Nobel Prize winner, Google's founders, the first American woman in space and others honored for their contributions to technology and society.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Stanford's Precourt Institute, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center and TomKat Center have awarded 11 seed grants to Stanford faculty for early-stage energy research.