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Introducing Plasmatron X
The only hypersonics facility of its kind in the United States, facilitating research in high-temperature materials and structures, plasma modeling, and diagnostics for materials, plasma and hypersonic flows.
WHO WE ARE
WHAT WE DO
We draw from expertise in high performance computing and state-of-the-art experimental facilities to support fundamental advances in hypersonics and entry system technologies.
Graduate Certificate in Hypersonics
Hypersonics flight systems are at the forefront of modern national security, transportation and space exploration. This certificate is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of this multidisciplinary subject area, with attention to emerging topics and advances in hypersonic science and technology.
Two AE professors named AIAA Associate Fellows
This week the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics announced its list of newly elected Class of 2023 Associate Fellows. The list includes Marco Panesi and Francesco Panerai, both faculty members in the Department of Aerospace Engineering.
News | December 7, 2022
Grad student receives NASA award to study heat shields for Mars exploration
In studying the response of materials to intense heat, aerospace engineering Ph.D. candidate Vishnu Oruganti is specifically studying the silicone filler that bonds together the tiles of a heat shield.
News | June 27, 2022
Stephani joins National Academies board
MechSE associate professor Kelly Stephani has been appointed to the Board on Army Research and Development for the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.
News | April 7, 2022
Bodony participant in three new hypersonics research projects
Aerospace engineering professor Daniel J. Bodony is on the research leadership teams for recently funded projects from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the National Science Foundation, and the University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics.
News | March 28, 2022