ASE/EM Fall Festival 2012


Members of the ASE/EM community are invited to join the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics for its annual Fall Festival on the evening of Friday, October 5th from 4:00 - 6:00 pm.

We will be serving up some local BBQ, students will lead hands-on activities and there will be a drawing for free prizes at the end of the evening! You'll also have the opportunity to visit with our students and faculty and learn about some of the exciting projects that are going on in the department. 

Date: Friday, October 5, 2012

Time: 4:00 - 6:00 pm

Location: This year the Fall Festival has moved! You will find us closer to WRW this year next to the Service Building and Waller Creek in the large grassy area.

Parking: Parking is available in the San Jacinto Garage just East of Waller Creek and the Service Building. Parking rates can be found here.

Registration: Online registration is now closed. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you plan to attend and have not registered.

View photos of last year's Fall Festival here

Student Highlight

Media Coverage

  • UT’s supercomputing research arm is part of a coalition of universities behind ADCIRC, a computer program that predicts and simulates storm surges. Now the coalition is receiving a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to update the computer code, with the goal of providing more timely predictions for the emergency responders who need to make decisions on evacuations and other response efforts. (Austin-American Statesman, October 19, 2014)

  • A new $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation will help the University of Texas at Austin's Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences to further develop a high-tech, super-computer powered storm surge simulator that could help emergency officials better plan hurricane responses. (Austin Business Journal, October 20, 2014)

  • Glenn Lightsey talks about miniature satellites for Deep Space Industries's test missions occurring in 2015 (PRX, August, 25, 2014)