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UT Austin Collaborates on AFOSR Center of Excellence to Pioneer New Autonomy Capabilities

Ufuk Topcu and his research group were selected to participate in the new U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Center of Excellence for Assured Autonomy in Contested Environments.

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Alumnus Spotlight

Dick Perkins Receives Cockrell School Distinguished Graduate Award

Alumnus Dick Perkins has been selected as a Distinguished Engineering Graduate for 2019, the highest honor that the Cockrell School bestows on its alumni.

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Department News

ASE Senior Daniel Cha Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Aerospace engineering senior Daniel Cha is the recipient of the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship which supports students pursuing graduate degrees in a STEM field at a U.S. university.

Moriba Jah Elected Member of the International Institute of Space Law

Moriba Jah was elected a member of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) for his contributions to the field of space laws.

Cockrell School Celebrates Grand Opening of ASE Building

After calling WRW home for 50 years, the Cockrell School and ASE/EM celebrated the grand opening of its new home — the newly renovated Aerospace Engineering Building (ASE).

GRACE Mission Data Contributes to Our Understanding of Climate Change

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The GRACE Mission, led by ASE/EM Professor Emeritus Byron Tapley, reports in Nature Climate Change on the contributions that nearly two decades of data have made to our understanding of global climate patterns. The figure above shows seasonal and long-term variability of the global ocean bottom pressure derived from GRACE data. The color scales represent variability, with the highest variability shown in red. Learn more.

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