College of Aeronautics & Engineering

Carissa Marion (left) Jalia Manga (right) are the first female pilot team from Kent State to compete in the Air Race Classic. Follow their progress on Twitter using #NikkiTheTopHawk.   What was scheduled to take four days to complete, Kent State University’s Flying Flashes finished in three. Carissa Marion, a Kent State flight instructor and graduate of the university and Jalia Manga, a flight technology major in Kent State’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, landed in Daytona Beach,...

Yanhai Du (center), Kent State assistant professor in the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, teaches students about fuel cell technology. The basic concept of a fuel cell is simple – it converts chemical energy into electricity. To hear Kent State University Assistant Professor Yanhai Du, Ph.D., in the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology tell it, however, the impact of modern and emerging fuel cell technology is anything but basic. Fuel cells have the...

Yanhai Du (center), Kent State assistant professor in the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, teaches students about fuel cell technology. Nikki, the Top Hawk Cessna aircraft, will be revealed on Feb. 23 at 12:30 p.m. at the Kent State University Airport to the media, alumni and friends of Kent State University’s Aeronautics Program. Kent State was named a 2016 Top Hawk university, one of only four universities nationwide to receive the honor. Each school was awarded a Cessna Sky...

Yanhai Du (center), Kent State assistant professor in the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, teaches students about fuel cell technology. The Aeronautics Department from Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology will host its 19th Aviation Heritage Fair on Saturday, Sept. 19. The event is from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Andrew W. Paton Field at the Kent State University Airport, located at 4020 Kent Road in Stow, Ohio.  This family-friendly...

Yanhai Du (center), Kent State assistant professor in the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, teaches students about fuel cell technology. Last September, the Kent State University Board of Trustees approved construction of new facility for the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, as a prioritized project within the “Foundations of Excellence: Building the Future” initiative. Since that time the programming, schematic and development design was completed...

College of Aeronautics and Engineering

CAEST-Beam The Aeronautics and Technology Building, opening in spring 2015, will be the new facility for Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology. The building is approximately 55,200 gross square feet and will include air traffic control training rooms in a lower level, classrooms and shop areas on the first...

Kent State University faculty, staff and students will notice a new building on the Kent Campus this fall when the university welcomes the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology to the Science Mall. A midpoint construction event, themed “Science Springs Forward,” took place Wednesday, April 23, on the Science Mall in...