(5/2016): Sal Badillo-Rios awarded the prestigious NDSEG graduate fellowship
(1/2016): Prof. Ann Karagozian appointed UCLA’s Interim Vice Chancellor for Research
(5/2015): Andrea Besnard awarded the prestigious NDSEG graduate fellowship
(6/2014): Congratulations to the following current and former EPRL members
who have won departmental or schoolwide awards at the 2014 Commencement
Takeshi Shoji, M.S., AE, F13, Outstanding M.S., AE;
Brett Thomas Lopez, B.S., AE, Sp14, Outstanding B.S., AE;
Wen Yu "Terry" Peng, B.S., AE, Sp14, Engr. Achievement Awards for
(5/2014): Brett Lopez' research in EPRL highlighted during Undergraduate
(4/2014): Two out of three UCLA MAE students who were offered NSF GRFP
awards are from the EPRL
(2/2014): Ann Karagozian selected to deliver the W. Duncan Rannie Lecture in
Aerospace at Caltech's GALCIT
(11/13): Sarah Miller receives the Edward K. Rice Outstanding Bachelor of Science Student Award
(9/13): Jeffrey Wegener receives the AIAA Liquid Propulsion Student Award
(6/13): Congratulations to the following current and former EPRL members who have won departmental or schoolwide awards at the 2013 Commencement Ceremonies:
Dan Getsinger, Outstanding Ph.D., AE;
Cristhian Sevilla, Outstanding M.S., AE;
Sarah Miller, Outstanding B.S., AE;
Phuoc Hai Tran, B.S., AE, Engr. Achievement Awards for Student Welfare
(3/13) Ann Karagozian interviewed by the EETimes on alternative fuels for aviation
(3/13) Pratt & Whitney/Rocketdyne contributes $5,000 to the Vishal Parikh Memorial Scholarship
(6/12) Levon Gevorkyan has won the MAE Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for 2011-2012 for his contributions to the department’s teaching program. Congratulations!
(10/11) Ann Karagozian elected to the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Defense Analyses
(09/11) Cory Hendrickson and Dan Getsinger awarded UCLA Dissertation Year Fellowships
(10/10) Ann Karagozian receives the USAF Exceptional Civilian Service Decoration
(08/10) Ann Karagozian assumes the 2010-11 chairmanship of UCLA's Academic Senate
(08/10) MAE team wins DURIP grant for rocket propulsion
(03/10) New Memorial Scholarship Honors the Memory of Outstanding Aerospace Engineering Undergraduate
Congratulations to the following current and former EPRL members who have won departmental or schoolwide awards at the 2009 Commencement Ceremonies:
Juliett Davitian, Outstanding Ph.D., AE;
Hann Mao, Outstanding M.S., AE;
Vishal Parikh, Outstanding B.S., AE;
James Umali, Outstanding MAE Graduating Senior;
Ian Schultz and James Umali, Engr. Achievement Awards for Student Welfare;
Alec Pezeshkian, Outstanding B.S., Materials Science.
(05/09) A tribute to EPRL member Vishal Parikh (1987 - 2009)
(11/08) Juliett Davitian's research is highlighted by the American Institute of Physics
(11/08) Ann Karagozian elected Vice Chair (subsequently Chair-Elect and Chair) of the American Physical Society / Division of Fluid Dynamics
(06/08) Dan Getsinger has been awarded a NASA Graduate Student Research Program fellowship, commencing in the Fall of 2008 and renewable for up to three years. He has also won the MAE department's AE outstanding M.S. recipient award for 2007-8. Congratulations!
(9/19/07) Juliett Davitian has won the 2007 AIAA Outstanding Aerospace Engineering M.S. Student Award. Congratulations!
(06/07) Juliett Davitian has won the AE outstanding M.S. recipient award and Hann Mao has won the AE outstanding B.S. recipient award for 2007. Congratulations!
(06/06) Leo Alves has won the MAE outstanding PhD recipient award and Marcus George has won the AE outstanding MS recipient award for 2006. Congratulations!
(05/06) Ann Karagozian has completed chairing two studies for the Air Force.
(09/05) Juliett Davitian has won a three year NASA Graduate Student
Research Program Fellowship, commencing in the Fall of 2005.
(5/05) Ann Karagozian
has been appointed the Vice Chair of the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board.
(1/05) Srinivasan Dattarajan MS '02
, PhD '04 won the 2004 Best Student Presentation award from the AIAA Microgravity Technical Committee.
(5/12/04) Sevan Megerian Wins First Place at
AIAA Student Conference, 2004.
(8/03) Lydia Treviño
featured in UCLA Engineer
(6/03) Robert Lobbia has received a special scholarship award from Aviation Week & Space Technologythe
Next Century of Flight (NCF) award.