Kenneth Liechti has been elected to Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).

Professor Robert Bishop has been elected a Fellow of the American Astronautical Society (AAS).

A more inspirational life story would be hard to find, even on a campus as large and diverse as UT. Many will remember Jeffrey Mikeska, BS ’08, as someone who overcame great hardship to complete his dual degrees in aerospace engineering and biology with a concentration in neurobiology.

On September 1, I started the basic astronaut training program at the European Astronaut Center in Cologne, Germany. I am sure that the next many years will be full of excitement and adventure, but I hope they will also be as stimulating, challenging, and above all, as much fun as the four years that I spent at UT.

Suk-kyu Ryu, an aerospace engineering graduate student, received a best presentation award from Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) TECHCON for his paper entitled “Thermal Mechanical Reliability of Air Gap Interconnects."