MAE Highlights

John Hwang

October 17, 2023

NASA Awards $750,000 Grant to Assistant Professor John Hwang for Cutting-Edge Aircraft Design Advancements

Assistant Professor John Hwang is spearheading a team of researchers in a groundbreaking project funded by NASA with a $750,000 grant. Over the next three years, they will be pioneering new computational methods for hybrid and turbo-electric aircraft design.

Aaron Rosengren

October 17, 2023

Assistant Professor Aaron Rosengren Secures Grant for Cutting-Edge Cislunar Space Research and Space Domain Awareness

Assistant Professor Aaron Rosengren has been honored with a grant from the University Consortium Research Opportunity to tackle critical research and educational obstacles concerning operations and space domain awareness in the cislunar (Earth-Moon-Sun system) space beyond the geostationary belt.

Huihui Qi

October 17, 2023

Associate Teaching Professor Huihui Qi Leads NSF-Funded Initiative to Empower Engineering Students as Self-Regulated Learners

Associate Teaching Professor Huihui Qi has secured a three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant aimed at empowering engineering students to become more effective and self-regulated learners.

Marc Meyers

October 9, 2023

Celebrating Professor Meyers: A Legacy of Excellence and Two Prestigious Awards

Professor Meyers, a principal member of the Jacobs School of Engineering for nearly four decades, was recently involved with two outstanding awards.

David Turnbull

October 2, 2023

UC San Diego Alumnus Receives APS 2023 Stix Award for Pioneering Work in Plasma Photonics

David Turnbull, an alumnus of UC San Diego, was honored with The American Physical Society (APS) 2023 Thomas H. Stix Award for his groundbreaking achievements in plasma photonics and his significant contributions to laser-plasma applications, such as Raman amplification, inertial confinement fusion, and plasma optics. He completed his undergraduate studies with a B.S.

Robert Conn

September 28, 2023

Robert Conn Receives 2023 Simon Ramo Founders Award

UC San Diego's Emeritus Faculty member, Robert "Bob" Conn, has been bestowed with the prestigious 2023 Simon Ramo Founders Award, a highly distinguished recognition presented by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Conn is one of four UC San Diego faculty members to receive the award in the past 25 years, and he served a

Coimbra Farhat

September 5, 2023

Celebrating Excellence: Endowed Chairs in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering takes pride in its exceptional faculty, which features three esteemed endowed chairs: Professor Carlos Coimbra, Professor Farhat Beg, and Professor Jorge Cortes, each with over a decade of dedicated service.

Collins Aerospace

August 31, 2023

Team Internship Program (TIP) Success: Interview with Engineer Matt Myrhum

Employers today seek engineers who possess not only technical expertise but also the capacity to collaborate effectively within a team. The Team Internship Program (TIP) through the UC San Diego Corporate Affiliates Program is crafted to enrich students' educational journey by immersing them in real-world engineering experiences within a team dynamic.