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Research

$2.7M Grant Funds Research on Intelligent Robots That Work Naturally with Humans

Professor Luis Sentis is leading a $2.7 million funded research project that focuses on making human collaboration with intelligent robots as natural as possible.

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Faculty

Todd Humphreys Earns Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Todd Humphreys is one of five faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin selected to receive the prestigious Presidential Early Career award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) for 2019.

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Learn more about our faculty openings for tenured faculty and non tenure-track positions.

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Department News

Space is Rapidly Becoming a Landfill, So We Need Space Laws

This opinion piece written by associate professor Moriba Jah discusses the issue of the increasing amount of space debris orbiting Earth and how developing space traffic laws could help solve the problem.

Award-Winning UT Satellite Launched to Space, Operated from Texas Spacecraft Lab

After a much-anticipated wait and over five years of dedicated work, ASE/EM students, faculty and alumni were finally able to celebrate the day that their award-winning small satellite—ARMADILLO—was launched and deployed into space.

New E-Tattoo Enables Accurate, Uninterrupted Heart Monitoring for Days

Nanshu Lu and her research team have developed a new wearable technology made from stretchy, lightweight material that could make heart health monitoring easier and more accurate than existing electrocardiograph machines.

The World's First Crowdsourced Space Traffic Monitoring System
 
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In this forward-thinking talk, Moriba Jah describes the space highways orbiting earth and how they're mostly populated by space junk. Learn more about his quest to develop and scale the world's first crowdsourced space traffic monitoring system and how it could help solve the debris problem in near-earth space. Watch the TED Talk

 

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