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Takashi Tanaka Wins AFOSR Young Investigator Program Award for Path Planning

Takashi Tanaka received an Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Award for research that will provide new tools and insights used in path planning for autonomous decision-making systems.

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Maruthi Akella and Students Develop Intelligent Vision System for NASA’s Seeker-1

Maruthi Akella and Texas Spacecraft Laboratory students spent the past two years collaborating with the NASA Johnson Space Center on a technology demonstration project that could help make space travel safer for astronauts and the spacecraft that transport them.

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Faculty Positions

Faculty Openings

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin currently has tenure-track faculty openings as well as non-tenure track opportunities.

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Department News

Ufuk Topcu's Group Collaborates on $5.5M Project to Improve Human and Autonomous Technology Interaction

Ufuk Topcu and his research group are participating in a $5.5 million National Science Foundation project to develop better ways for autonomous technology to interact with humans.

Raghav Mahalingam Receives 2019 LUNAR Teaching Award

Raghav Mahalingam, a lecturer in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, was selected as the winner of the 2019 ASE/EM LUNAR Council Teaching Award.

Upcoming Seminar

November 21, 2019

On the interaction of streamwise vortices with surface textures

Saikishan Suryanarayanan

Location: ASE 2.134
Time: 3:30 pm

Computational Engineering: Solving 21st Century Engineering Problems 

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Computational engineering is a new and rapidly growing multidisciplinary field that applies advanced computational methods and analysis to engineering practice. Learn more about our computational engineering undergraduate program, the first of its kind in the nation. Watch the video.


1st Undergraduate Computational Engineering Program in the Nation

No. 7 Graduate Aerospace Engineering Program in the Nation

U.S. News & World Report

No. 7 Undergraduate Aerospace Engineering Program in the Nation

U.S. News & World Report 

No. 9 Aerospace Engineering Program in the World

Center for World University Rankings