MAETRIX — Fall 2020 Edition

Each year, the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering produces a newsletter highlighting some of the recent news and accomplishments of the department. We make all our newsletters available online in PDF format for our readers’ convenience.


Fall 2020

What’s Inside:

Included in this year’s MAETRIX is an exclusive feature with MAE’s very own COVID-19 Response Team. You will also learn about many exciting things happening in the department including stories on groundbreaking research; and honors received by our students, faculty, and staff.

  • MAE in the World: MAE researchers are driving improvements in a wide-range of diverse areas.
  • Program Updates: The latest news from the Undergraduate and Graduate programs.
  • Awards and Honors: Faculty members and students are recognized for their outstanding accomplishments.
  • Alumni Corner: Dr. Basil Hassan (BSAE 1988, MSAE 1990, PhDAE 1993), President-Elect, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Senior Manager, Sandia National Laboratories, shares advice and answers questions.
  • Women in Engineering Q&A with Dr. Jennifer Rhatigan (MSME 1987), Professor of Practice at the Naval Postgraduate School.
  • The department recognizes 10 outstanding graduates as part of the 2019 Hall of Fame class.