Andrea Bertozzi, professor of mathematics and mechanical and aerospace engineering, has been awarded the 2019 Ralph E. Kleinman Prize. The prize is presented by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics every two years to one individual for outstanding...read more
NBC NewsMAE's Professor Rajit Gadh, who is also Director of the Smart Grid Energy Research Center, in his interview with NBC talks about the New York City power outage of July 13, 2019, and the role of grid reliability and resilience...read more
Ajit Mal gives keynote speech at the ASME 46th Annual Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation (QNDE) Conference. His lecture was on the defection of hidden damage in composite aircraft and aerospace structures using guided ultrasonic waves.
MAE Distinguished Professor Ajit Mal gave one of the keynote speeches at the ASME 46th Annual Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation (QNDE) Conference, which was held July 14-18, 2019, at the Red Lion Hotel on the River, in Portland, Oregon. The speech was titled...read more
Formula Drone is an organization that makes the emerging sport of drone racing more accessible to students. Through our program, many UCLA students with no prior drone experience have assembled fully functioning quadcopters. In addition to providing instruction for...read more
To the moon! Jason Speyer’s contributions to the Apollo missions’ navigation system were critical to their success.
On the week marking the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the distinguished professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering reflects on his early career and influences during the Space Age. Nothing against the brave astronauts, but for UCLA Samueli Professor...read more
Ann Karagozian quoted in KCET article “The History and Revival of Southern California’s Aerospace Industry”
MAE Professor Ann Karagozian was quoted in the KCET article “The History and Revival of Southern California's Aerospace Industry,” which examines Southern California’s central and pivotal role in the history of aviation and aerospace. Excerpts and quotes: “In the past...read more
The Center for the Advancement of Teaching provides services and resources for faculty of all teaching styles and needs Whether they’ve already risen up the ranks in their department or are still early in their careers, just about every professor is familiar with the...read more
UCLA’s American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Rocket Team, which goes by the name Bearospace, won 1st place among the AISES competitors at the First Nations Launch Competition, held April 25-28, 2019, at the Richard Bong State Recreational Area in...read more
MAE faculty and students featured in LA Times article regarding historic $100 million gift to UCLA Engineering
(Content excerpted from the LA Times.) UCLA student Lionel Zhang, left, professor Veronica J. Santos and student Shengxin Jia talk about a minesweeping robot in one of the school's labs. (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times) UCLA announced a $100-million gift to...read more