K. Ravi-Chandar was recently elected President of the International Congress on Fracture.

Each year, the University of Texas at Austin AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) student chapter aims to build a Rube Goldberg machine, which is then presented at the University's Rube Goldberg Machine contest.

FASTRAC has won the University Nanosatellite-3 Competition and the University of Texas at Austin's student built satellite is going to be launched into space!

Assistant professor Sean M. Buckley and his students are using new satellite remote sensing techniques to provide scientists and urban planners with unprecedented spatial images of earth-surface movement over time.

When aerospace students actually get to see their designs fly in orbit, what new ideas are inspired?  That question is answered by the FASTRAC team at The University of Texas at Austin, as their hands-on engineering project takes flight.