Virginia Business: UVA Leads Pentagon Hypersonic Project
Professor Christopher P. Goyne leads a new team developing hypersonic engines that will enable more maneuverable missiles, jets and — eventually — spacecraft.
UVA Alumna Contributes to Successful DART Mission
Mallory DeCoster worked with NASA and the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory to change the orbit of an asteroid.
Dogfighting at Hypersonic Speeds: UVA MAE Pilots New $4.5M ‘Top Gun’ Contract
The latest UVA-led collaboration for the Department of Defense will involve multiple partners and hands-on experience for students.
Devin K. Harris named Chair of the Department of Engineering Systems and Environment
Harris is an expert in infrastructure systems and leader in research that aims to improve built environments
Harris brings extensive research accomplishments in what researchers call “built environments,” which refers to the physical places where people live and interact, such as homes,...
National Academy of Engineering Elects UVA Engineering Alumnus to Governing Board
Alumnus Wesley L. Harris has been elected to serve a four-year term as National Academy of Engineering vice president.
Class of 2022: Joshua Franklin
As fourth-year aerospace engineering student Joshua Franklin traverses a path that may lead to becoming an astronaut, he will leave behind a legacy of promoting diversity and inclusivity across Grounds.
Airman Magazine: Hypersonics
Associate Professor Christopher P. Goyne is featured in Airman Magazine. His lab is providing valuable data to help develop technologies for the extreme environment of hypersonic flight.
Uncovering the Optimization Secrets of Fish Schools
Jackson Wray, a student in the MAE Flow Simulations Research Group, is featured in a story by the American Physical Society. The tail beats form a perfect efficiency curve, something Wray and his collaborators did not expect
The Dangerous Promise of the Self-Driving Car
Associate professor of science, technology and society Peter Norton talked to Bloomberg’s CityLab about his new book, “Autonorama: The Illusory Promise of High-Tech Driving.”
Before Machines Can Be Autonomous, Humans Must Work to Ensure Their Safety
Researchers in UVA’s LESS Lab are developing sophisticated simulations and mathematical frameworks to ensure a future where people can safely trust driverless cars and other autonomous machines.
Researchers in the Department of Computer Science are hard at work developing methods they hope will bring greater confidence to the machine-learning world.