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Photo of interior of CAE building

By the end of 2023, we plan to unveil a long-awaited expansion of our College of Aeronautics and Engineering building. You can follow our progress by clicking the button below to watch a live stream of the construction. Click to View the Live Stream The College of Aeronautics and Engineering is producing agents of change to address...

CAE SURE 2022 Students

In October 2022, five College of Aeronautics and Engineering (CAE) students competed in Kent State University's (KSU) Undergraduate Three Minute Thesis competition. Each student’s project was completed during the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE), a summer term research program for KSU students. The CAE research projects pres...

Dr. Marla Perez-Davis and student, Nathan

  Dr. Marla E. Pérez-Davis, retired Director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's John H. Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, has joined the College of Aeronautics and Engineering for a short-term collaboration, supporting two very important strategic college-wide initiatives. Dr. Pérez-Davis has a pa...

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KSU Rocket Team_Spaceport America Cup

The Spaceport America Cup is the world’s largest intercollegiate rocket engineering conference and competition. Over 1,700 students and faculty will gather in Southern New Mexico for the annual Spaceport America Cup. Drawn by the opportunity to collaborate and compete at a world-class spaceport facility, they represent the best and brighte...

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2022 Air Race Classic team

The Air Race Classic is the epicenter of women's air racing and is the ultimate test of piloting skills and aviation decision-making for female pilots of all ages and from all walks of life.  The all-female air race route is selected to present challenges and to provide a variety of learning opportunities for racers, yet be wi...

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Earning your Private Pilot Certificate is the first step towards an exciting career as a professional aviator. Let’s Commemorate and Celebrate! Students who have earned their Private Pilot Certificate at Kent State University or have completed their first flight course at Kent State University are invited to participate in the cere...

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We are excited to host the A&E Expo on the Saturday following Labor Day.You are invited to the 2024 A&E Expo! This family friendly event has been a fixture in the Stow/Kent community for more than two decades and we are thrilled to bring this event back and showcase our Airport and FedEx Aeronautics Academic Center to the...

KSU Precision Flight Team at National SAFECON 2022 Award Banquet

The Kent State University Precision Flight Team recently placed 12th in a national competition of the 28 largest University flight programs in the United States. This highly competitive National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s (NIFA) 2022 SAFECON featured twenty-eight university teams with almost 500 students who competed in 1...

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2022 Xtreme Robotics

The crowd cheers. Metal clashes with metal. It’s machine against machine, each fighting to make it out of the ring unscathed. In this fight, there can only be one winner. The audience tenses at the sound of a loud bang, and bolts go flying across the floor. Then there is silence, the fight is over, just as quickly as it began.   If...

Mechatronics MS PHD Image

  KENT – The College of Aeronautics and Engineering (CAE) will offer a Master of Science degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in mechatronics engineering starting Fall 2022. These new offerings come on the heels of the College breaking ground on a 44,000 square foot expansion to the Aeronautics and Engineering Building loca...