UT Engineer: Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics news from the Cockrell School

Prof. Noel Clemens As the fall semester comes to a close, the ASE/EM Department extends warm wishes to you and your family this holiday season. I would like to personally express my sincere gratitude for the support we receive for our department's programs. Because of generous donors, our faculty and students continue to work toward a path of excellence and leadership in engineering. We have a diverse department, and you can learn more about the breadth of our student-led projects and cutting-edge research in the stories below. Remember to keep in touch with our online update form - your news is our success!

- Noel Clemens, ASE/EM Dept. Chairman and Bob R. Dorsey Professor in Engineering

Student Project Updates - LRA and WIALD

LRAThe Longhorn Rocket Association (LRA) is working toward increasing its number of launches by certifying some if its members and plans to enter a national competition this spring, while the Women in Engineering for Leadership Development (WIALD) team is working on a BalloonSat project that will assist in the development of a new hands-on project for the Introduction to Aerospace course.

Preparing for a Return to the Moon
Apollo 11PhD candidate Aaron Morris and his faculty advisors, Professors David Goldstein and Philip Varghese are working on a project that should ensure a much safer landing when astronauts return to the Moon. continue reading
Simulating New Treatment for Heart Disease
heart diseaseProfessor Thomas Hughes and his research team simulate a new treatment for the most common cause of heart attacks and develop an instructional video on how to do it with the aid of the Texas Advanced Computing Center and the Faculty Innovation Center. continue reading
Innovating Water and Energy Solutions in Ghana
Kristina BaltazarAerospace engineering senior Kristina Baltazar put her engineering and leadership skills to good use when she became the project manager on a team that designed a water system to bring filtered, potable water to the people of Patriensa, Ghana. continue reading
News and Events
  • Nanshu Lu's work on flexible electronics featured in Austin-American Statesman. read more
  • NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory selects UT Austin as research and education partner read more
  • The ASE/EM Fall Festival was a huge hit! view photos here
  • March 2, 2013—Join the ASE/EM Department for "The Biggest Open House in Texas!" details
  • May 9, 2013—Save the Date for the Houston area NASA-JSC Longhorn Rendezvous.
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