Dec. 4, 2023—Rocket manufacturers continue to bet big on reusability Zachary Friedman & Amrutur Anilkumar The Reusable Launch Vehicles Technical Committee promotes the development and implementation of operationally responsive and economically viable commercial, military and civil reusable launch vehicles and systems for space access and global reach.
Aug. 31, 2023—At Vanderbilt, Professor A.V. Anilkumar and the Aerospace Design Laboratory are playing a part in preparing the next generation of engineers who will pave the way to the Moon, Mars, and beyond.
Incoming VADL Member Wins Prestigious Paper Award for Study of Radiation Hazards in Space Electronics
Jul. 24, 2023—Isabella Wynocker will travel to Toulouse, France in September to present her work on radiation effects on memory drives in space environments as the only undergraduate researcher to win best student paper awards for RADECS 2023.
Jun. 17, 2023—The Vanderbilt University rocket, New Ham, successfully flew to within 4 feet of its 4500-foot altitude target to place first and collect the coveted Altitude Award in the 2023 NASA Student Launch competition. The team also earned a first-place award in the STEM Engagement category and placed second in the key Project Review category.
May. 7, 2023—The inaugural Mark Dalton Faculty Director of Experiential Learning in Aerospace Engineering is Amrutur “A.V.” Anilkumar, professor of the practice of aerospace engineering and director of the Vanderbilt Aerospace Design Lab. Anilkumar has served as the faculty adviser to Vanderbilt teams that have won numerous national and international aerospace engineering awards over the past two decades.
Jan. 27, 2023—Rocket manufacturers face challenges in push for Reusable Launch Vehicle Development Zachary Friedman & Amrutur Anilkumar
Dec. 4, 2022—The Love Circle renewable Energy Park has completed ten years of continuous operation.
Jun. 15, 2022—The Vanderbilt rocket team won the coveted NASA Student Launch Project Review Award for the best documentation of the project progress through 2021-2022. The national Student Launch rocketry competition was held in April and results were announced June 3. This is Vanderbilt’s 15th year to participate in the annual NASA event and teams have won the...
Mar. 4, 2022—Sustaining VADL’s Vision of Aerospace Engineering Immersion and Excellence is the goal of the new funding from Emeritus Chairman of the VU Board of Trust
Jun. 17, 2021—By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer June 7, 2021, 2:54 PM The Associated Press, ABC News CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Outdoing his fellow billionaires in daredevilry, Jeff Bezos will blast into space next month when his Blue Origin company makes its first flight with a crew. The 57-year-old Amazon founder and richest person in the world by Forbes’...