Mechanical and Aerospace

Mechanical and Aerospace

Alumna Aids Rover’s Daring Descent to Another World

University of Miami graduate Erisa Hines Stilley, a NASA engineer on the Mars 2020 mission, helped lead the entry, descent, and landing team for the space agency’s most sophisticated robotic rover, which is currently looking for signs of ancient life on the red planet.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2021/04/alumna-managed-rover-maneuvers-to-mars.html


Mechanical and Aerospace

College of Engineering Showcases Research, Student Projects at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science

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Mechanical and Aerospace

Engineering Student’s Technology Could Revolutionize the Use of Drones

Tomas Pribanic has found a way to apply ion thrust to autonomous aerial vehicles in Earth’s atmosphere, creating a silent propulsion system and paving the way for the greater application of drones in the cargo delivery industry.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2021/02/engineering-students-technology-could-revolutionize-the-use-of-drones.html