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Hans Mark Featured on KVUE to Discuss Experience in Mission Control During First Moonwalk

Earth Moon NASA imageDr. Hans Mark was featured on KVUE on July 18 in honor of the 45th anniversary of the first moonwalk.

Hans Mark Celebration: Photos and Video

Hans MarkOn June 7, 2014, the ASE/EM community, family, friends and colleagues spent the day celebrating Dr. Hans Mark's 85th birthday and remarkable career with a symposium and dinner.

Demkowicz Invited to Speak at Richard-von-Mises-Lecture

Leszek DemkowiczLeszek Demkowicz is an invited speaker at the Richard-von-Mises-Lecture, a highly prestigious annual lecture occurring on June 12 at the Humboldt-University of Berlin.

Thomas Hughes Highly Cited Researcher

Thomas HughesThomas Hughes is one of the most highly cited researchers of 2014, according to a list released by Thomas Reuters.

University Rivals Collaborate on Unique Aerospace Design Experience

aircraft design aircraftStudents from longtime university rival, Texas A&M, team up with UT students to collaborate on a unique aircraft design project.

Student Highlight

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  • 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)