The Penn State Wind Energy Club breezed through the field at the U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition 2017 Technical Challenge, held April 20-22 at the National Wind Technology Center near Boulder, Colorado. The club earned its third overall victory in four years at the Collegiate Wind Competition. >>
Penn State is a member of a multi-university research team led by researchers from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville that was selected by NASA to explore transformative system-level aviation innovations as part of NASA Aeronautics' University Leadership Initiative.
The Penn State Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence was awarded funding through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, and NASA to support fundamental research and educational activities for students.
The Penn State Wind Energy Club was awarded an E2 Energy to Educate Grant which will provide funding to educate secondary school students about wind energy and explore novel science, technology, engineering, and math concepts.>>
This year, aerospace engineering senior Creed Reilly served as president of Boulevard, a Penn State community service organization dedicated to providing a pathway for members to positively impact communities while making lasting friendships. For THON fundraising, Boulevard members went to eight different locations including Virginia, New Jersey, and the Allentown area.>>
Autonomous flight--it's not just for the birds
Aerospace engineering researchers are going to new heights to improve the intelligence and autonomy of robotic aircraft to enable new science, military, and civil missions. >>
FACULTY RECOGNITIONS & AWARDS
Lyle Long selected as the 2017 recipient of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Aerospace Software Engineering Award >>