Assessing and developing the potential for sustainable and silent electric aircraft.

December 17, 2017

Steven Barrett receives the Professor Bose Research Grant

In November 2017, LAE Director Steven Barrett was awarded the Professor Amar G. Bose Research Grant to support his research on Electroaerodynamic Propulsion

March 1, 2017

MIT launches Electric Aircraft Initiative

MIT launches the Electric Aircraft Initiative with the aim of assessing and developing the potential for sustainable electric aircraft. The initiative includes participants from the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, as well as Lincoln Laboratory.

March 1, 2017

MIT AeroAstro, EECS, and Lincoln Lab collaborate on electroaerodynamic propulsion research

Participants from MIT’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Lincoln Lab are collaborating to design and produce the first airplane powered with electroaerodynamic (EAD) propulsion.