Aeronautical and astronautical engineering
De Weck and co-authors win best paper award
June 17, 2011Research grew out of multi-year collaboration between MIT and Xerox
Moving inventions to the marketplace
June 16, 2011MIT/Harvard symposium seeks commercial opportunities for emerging technologies.
Peraire named head of the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
June 1, 2011Computational aerodynamics specialist succeeds Ian Waitz, who was named dean of engineering
Hoffman honored by Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
May 26, 2011Professor of the Practice in aeronautics and astronautics receives Centennial Medal.
Ian Waitz on the future of engineering education and research
May 17, 2011New dean reflects on MIT’s School of Engineering, cites ever-growing role for collaboration and outreach.
3 Questions: Jeffrey Hoffman on the Space Shuttle at 30
April 11, 2011Anniversary of the first shuttle flight comes just as it nears retirement, but the vehicle has changed space travel dramatically.
Alum-astronaut Robert Satcher: ‘We need to get everybody on board’
February 24, 2011Delivers keynote address at the annual Laureates and Leaders induction ceremony
Three MIT engineers named to the National Academy of Engineering
February 8, 2011Several alumni also elected among 68 new members announced today
Ian A. Waitz named dean of MIT's School of Engineering
February 1, 2011Sixteenth dean succeeds Subra Suresh
Crawley wins National Academy of Engineering’s Gordon Prize
January 4, 2011$500,000 award recognizes his profound contributions to worldwide engineering education.
Building a list of Earth candidates
December 14, 2010MIT researchers increase their odds of detecting an Earthlike planet by working on a combination of satellite missions.
3 Questions: John Hansman on the Qantas A380 engine blowout
November 12, 2010MIT aviation expert discusses why the engine failure could have resulted in a more serious outcome.
Aerospace engineer Joseph Gavin ‘41, SM ‘42 dies at 90
November 5, 2010Former president of Grumman Aircraft led Lunar Module development for NASA, aided in the rescue of Apollo 13
MIT-led team’s eco-aircraft receives Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Innovator Award
September 28, 2010Unique plane offers significant reduction in emissions, noise and fuel use.