KU Aerospace Engineering

1944-2019

75 Years of Excellence by Design

Join us in celebrating 75 years of KU Aerospace Engineering on April 12 and 13, 2019

 


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Friday, April 12, 2019

Reception and Open House

6:00pm

LEEP2 McClendon Atrium

 

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Open House

9:30       Welcome desk open, LEEP2 McClendon Atrium

10:00     KUAE Community Social, to include Student Group Presentations and Interactions

  • AIAA, Sigma Gamma Tau, SWE, Tau Beta Pi, and GEA
  • Aircraft, Propulsion, and Spacecraft Design Teams
  • Go-Fly
  • Jayhawk Aero Design
  • Jayhawk Rocket Design
  • KU Rover Club
  • KUbeSat
  • HawkWorks

12:00 Lunch, LEEP2 McClendon Atrium

1:00 Open House, lab tours including airport shuttles

  • Garrison Flight Test Center
    • Mal Harned Propulsion Laboratory
    • Student design-build-fly space
    • Manned and Unmanned aircraft
  • Learned Hall
    • Adaptive Aerostructures Laboratory
    • Cognitive Control Systems Laboratory
    • Computational Thermofluids Laboratory
    • Computer Laboratories
    • Engine and flight simulation
    • Hill Space Systems Laboratory
    • Wind tunnels and water tunnels
  • Learned Engineering Expansion (LEEP2)
    • Flipped classrooms
    • Instrumentation Laboratories
    • Cooperative Unmanned Systems Lab
    • Student Collaboration Spaces
    • Textron Design Laboratory
  • Measurement, Materials and Sustainable Environment Center (M2SEC)
    • Acoustic Reverberation Suite
    • Anechoic Chamber
    • Composite Materials and Structures Laboratory

 

6:00 Annual Awards Banquet, Burge Union

 

 

AE Alumni Attending
  • Willem Anemaat (PhD 2007)
  • James Baker (BS 1959)
  • Katie Constant-Coup (BS 2014, MS 2016)
  • John Burke (BS 1970)
  • Ed DiGirolamo (BS 1986)
  • Gretchen Zimmerman Gerig (BS 1957)
  • Joseph Gray (BS 1944)
  • Michael Hinson (BS 1973, MS 1974)
  • Richard Horvath (BS 1972)
  • Ron Hrabak (BS 1981)
  • Jerry Jenks (BS 1968, MS 1975)
  • Leland Johnson (BS 1967, MS 1969, PhD 1976)
  • Vicki Johnson (PhD 1989)
  • A Ram "Bella" Kim (BS 2013, PhD 2018)
  • David Kohlman (BS 1959, MS 1960, PhD 1963)
  • Stephen Koontz (BS 1982)
  • Richard Kovich (BS 1972)
  • Matt Lacey (BS 1999)
  • Mark League (BS 1982, MS 1990)
  • David Levy (BS 1982, MS 1985)
  • Jacob Lynn (BS 2011)
  • Paul Mullin (BS 1983)
  • Mike Myers (BS 1984)
  • Marv Nuss (BS 1973)
  • Seyool Oh (PhD 2014)
  • Perry Rea (BS 1983, MS 1985)
  • Larry Rinne (BS 1967)
  • Andrew Russell (BS 1970)
  • Bob Russell (BS 1970)
  • Wes Ryan (BS 1989, MS 1992)
  • Robert Stuever (PhD 2007)
  • Charles Svoboda (BS 1984, MS 1998, PhD 2002)
  • Marco Villa (MS 2002, PhD 2005)
  • Kyle Wetzel (BS 1991, PhD 1995)
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