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Grace Gao

Assistant Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

I’ve always had a lot of different interests. As a kid, I was very into math, science, engineering and...

Assistant Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Aeronautics and Astronautics

As a kid, I was enthusiastic about aerospace but I didn’t memorize types of airplanes or the names of...

Assistant Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

It’s still completely unbelievable to me that aircraft can fly at all, and I’m saying that as an...

Tess Hatch

MS ’17

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut, went to the high school I attended years before me.

Flora Mechentel

PhD Candidate

Aeronautics and Astronautics

As a child, I loved watching planes and visiting busy airports.

Zac Manchester

Assistant Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Getting anything into outer space requires a huge amount of persistence.

Ana María Tárano

PhD candidate

Aeronautics and Astronautics

I’ve been at Stanford for almost 10 years working on my bachelor’s, master’s, and now my PhD in...

Kendra Short

MS ’92

Aeronautics and Astronautics

I’ve been interested in space since I was in the third grade.

Justin Kruger

MS ’18

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Attaching the word ‘space’ before anything immediately makes it more exciting to me. (A car? Pretty cool...

Tim Wheeler

’18 PhD

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Everyone at Stanford Engineering is part of something bigger than themselves.