Leszek Demkowicz was named the recipient of the 2009 Computational and Applied Sciences Award by the United States Association for Computational Mechanics.

Leszek Demkowicz has been awarded the Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz Medal by the Polish Association for Computational Mechanics (PACM).

The University of Texas (UT) at Austin, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics has been selected by Raytheon Missile Systems to conduct research on a next-generation Small Unmanned Air System (SUAS).

Daniel Torczynski, an aerospace engineering senior at The University of Texas at Austin, has been chosen as a Fulbright scholar.

A special edition of Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering was dedicated to J. Tinsley Oden in honor of his 70th birthday.