News & Events

Move student Airin Dutta has received the Zonta International Foundation Amelia Earhart Fellowship.

The Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowships were established in 1938 in honor of Amelia Earhart, famed pilot and Zonta club member. The US$10,000 Fellowship is awarded annually to up to 35 women pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree conducting research applied to aerospace engineering or space sciences.

Two MOVE students were named as recipients of 2020 Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship awards through the Vertical Flight Society. These awards recognize outstanding students working in vertical flight, with specific awards named in honor of different pioneers of the field. Richard Healy and Michael McKay will be recognized at the VFS Grand Awards Banquet at the Vertical Flight Society's 76th Annual Forum and Technology Display in Virginia Beach, Virginia, in October. 

MOVE student Brendan Smith won the 2019 Robert L. Lichten speaking competition at the Northeast Regional VFS chapter meeting in Stratford, CT on December 4th, 2019. The competition is for first time presenters who have not previously presented work at a technical meeting.

Farhan Gandhi, Director of MOVE, the Rosalind and John J. Redfern Jr. ’33 Endowed Chair in Aerospace Engineering, has been elected to the Class of 2020 Fellows of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He receives this honor for “pioneering research and academic leadership in the areas of reconfigurable vertical lift, advanced rotary-wing configurations, and adaptive aerospace structures.”

Congratulations Dr. Gandhi!

MOVE Welcomes new PhD student, starting in Spring 2020.

  • Matthew Bahr (Prof. Gandhi)