ARI awarded REMADE grant to recycle aerospace scrap
The Arizona desert is home to several aircraft graveyards. Planes that are no longer in circulation are left abandoned there. The Applied Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is hoping to give these planes a second chance by recycling their aluminum alloys (principally the high-end AA7075).
News | November 13, 2019
11/13/2019 | Live Science
When the universe expanded in a flash of a second during cosmic inflation, existing matter was spread out and the universe was devoid of the hot soup of particles needed to ignite the Big Bang.
11/11/2019 | Inside Climate News
In the face of potentially severe impacts from climate change, the resilience and problem-solving nature of many Midwesterners can shine, says Ashlynn Stillwell, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Illinois whose research focuses on the intersection of water and energy policy. “We Midwesterners are more doers than talkers, and so protesting and talking about something is honestly annoying compared to doing something about it,” she says.
11/11/2019 | News-Gazette
Meet Joao Ramos, a University of Illinois mechanical science and engineering professor who collaborated with MIT Professor Sangbae Kim to develop Little HERMES, a small-scale bipedal robot designed to go places that humans dare not.