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In the News (AIAA, Auburn News, Into the Lab, Quest, Guardian, TN Today, etc.)

    1. Professor Majdalani is selected as the National Faculty Advisor of the Year by the AIAA Foundation. Also featured in AERO NEWS December 5, 2014.  

    2. Majdalani and Foster earn several recognitions at national propulsion conference September 11, 2014.

    3. Professor Majdalani is featured in a 15-page article published by AIAA Momentum; this newsarticle is widely circulated to AIAA members worldwide.  It focuses on Auburn's extensive outreach and engagement activities made possible through Auburn's AIAA Student Chapter, the Auburn University Rocketry Association (AURA), the University Student Launch Initiative (USLI) team, and the Design/Build/Fly team July 11, 2014.  

    4. Professor Majdalani is featured in a special "Into the Lab" College of Engineering magazine article July 11, 2014.

    5. Professor Majdalani and advisee Josef Fleischmann are featured in an Auburn University Faculty Highlight July 11, 2014.

    6. Professor Majdalani and the Auburn University Rocket Association (AURA) receive a NASA achievement award for completing a successful rocket launch and for their extensive outreach activities with middle and high school students.  The story of their accomplishments is featured in the Auburn Engineering article "We gotta fly." July 9, 2014.

    7. Professor Majdalani wins the 2014 Konrad Dannenberg Educator of the Year Award.  This Greater Huntsville Section Award recognizes a Section member for outstanding service to education and promotion of math and science within the community. The award is named in recognition of Konrad Dannenberg, a German-American rocket pioneer who was an avid proponent of education, an active member of the AIAA, and an inspiration to the aerospace community. In 1960, Dannenberg joined NASA's newly established Marshall Space Flight Center as Deputy Manager of the Saturn program. He received the NASA Exceptional Service Medal in 1973 for successfully initiating development of the largest rocket ever built, the Saturn V, which took the first human beings to the moon. When Arthur Rudolph came back from the army's development of the Pershing missile system, Braun assigned the management of the Saturn system to him. Dannenberg then started to work on Saturn-based space stations, which were eventually replaced by the Space Shuttle-based ISS.  Dannenberg retired from the Marshall Space Flight Center in 1973 and became an Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) in Tullahoma, Tennessee June 6, 2014.

    8. Professor Majdalani’s Students Win Best Paper Awards for Fifth Consecutive Year April 28, 2014.

    9. Majdalani and graduate research associate, Andrew Fist, win first place among all seven (7) regions of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), in the international M.S. competition held at the 52nd AIAA Sciences Meeting January 17, 2014. Also featured in, HIGH MACH (full article).

    10. Majdalani selected as new aerospace engineering department chair at Auburn University.  AU Engineering News, UTSI News, Tullahoma News  September 1, 2013.

    11. Professor Majdalani featured in Aerospace America, the AIAA flagship magazine with worldwide distribution July 1, 2013.  Also featured @COE (July 26, 2013) and TN Today/Faculty News and Notes (August 1, 2013)

    12. Professor Majdalani named Scholar of the Week! June 28, 2013

    13. Majdalani receives AIAA award @COE and Tennessee Today June 28, 2013

    14. Recognized in Faculty News and Notes June 20, 2013

    15. Professor Honored at AIAA Awards Luncheon June 13, 2013.  Also featured in the Tullahoma news (June 20, 2013), and AIAA Daily Launch with worldwide email circulation (June 21, 2013).

    16. Student Receives AIAA Special Award June 18, 2013

    17. Recognized in QUEST!  May 8, 2013

    18. Students Recognized at Chancellor's Honors Banquet – April 22, 2013.  Also featured within the @COE Newsletter (May 3, 2013), and Tullahoma News (May 11, 2013)

    19. Professor Majdalani’s Students Win Best Paper Awards for Fourth Consecutive Year – April 16, 2013.  Also featured within the @COE Newsletter, Tennessee Today (April 19, 2013), and Tullahoma News (April 21, 2013)

    20. Recognized in QUEST! February 6, 2013

    21. Professor Honored with Educator Award January 26, 2013.  Also featured within the @COE Newsletter, and Tennessee Today (January 28, 2013)

    22. Ten Years of Excellence at the UT Space Institute January 23, 2013

    23. Graduate Wins AIAA Foundation Award for Distinguished Achievement in Astronautics January 23, 2013

    24. Grad Honored for Achievement in Astronautics January 21, 2013

    25. Students Continue AIAA Conference Winning Streak June 1, 2012. See corresponding full issue of the High Mach Air Force magazineAlso featured in Tullahoma News (June 10, 2012)

    26. Professor Majdalani's Teams Win Best Paper Awards at AIAA Conference for Third Year April 13, 2012. Also featured here (April 24, 2012)

    27. Paper Wins First Place at Sixty-Second Annual AIAA Conference April 13, 2011. Also featured within the @CoE Newsletter and Tennessee Today (April 14, 2011)

    28. Professor Honored February 2, 2011

    29. Students Honored for Work with AEDC December 17, 2010

    30. Annual Tennessee Section AIAA Awards December 1, 2010. Also featured in Tennessee Today (December 2, 2010)

    31. Outstanding Presence at the 46th Joint Propulsion Conference August 8, 2010. Also featured in Tennessee Today (August 27, 2010)

    32. Students Win American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Awards – April 29, 2010

    33. Students Win Awards at AIAA Conference April 26, 2010.  Also featured in Tullahoma News (April 28, 2010) and High Mach (May 7, 2010). See corresponding full issue of the High Mach Air Force magazine

    34. Recognized in QUEST! December 8, 2009.

    35. Student and Professor featured in Royal Society Review December 4, 2009.  See corresponding full issue of the High Mach Air Force magazine

    36. Student and Professor Featured in Royal Society Review Article November 25, 2009

    37. Taking Rocket Science to a New Level November 16, 2009

    38. Professor and GRA Spent Summer in China September 16, 2008

    39. Student Becomes First to Have Paper Published in The Royal Society December 10, 2008

    40. Dr. Majdalani Receives Highest Tennessee AIAA Award June 11, 2007

    41. Dr. Majdalani Honored by AIAA, SAE and ASME May 31, 2007

    42. Dr. Majdalani to Receive Teetor Award January 26, 2007

    43. Professor Majdalani Elected ASME Fellow October 5, 2007

    44. $175K Contract Received to Study Rocket Motor Design January 15, 2006

    45. Professor, Former Student Publish Heat Management Paper November 27, 2005

    46. AIAA Solid Rockets Best Paper Award – July 13, 2005

    47. AIAA Names UTSI Paper best in '04  May 29, 2005

    48. 16 Papers Presented at Propulsion Conference   October 3, 2004

    49. Fischbach Paper Earns Accolades September 22, 2004

    50. Major Changes in Shifting Focus to Research September 28,2003

    51. Dr. Joseph Majdalani joins faculty at UTSI September 17, 2003