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Finding Blood's Breaking Point: New Research Aims to Explore the Relationship Between Coronavirus and Blood Clots

Blood clots have emerged as one of an increasing number of deadly side effects of the novel coronavirus in some patients. Manuel Rausch and a team of researchers are embarking on a project to learn more about the onset of thromboembolism, the obstruction of a blood vessel by a clot that can cause everything from strokes to heart attacks to pulmonary embolisms, as a result of COVID-19.

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Computational engineering major Henry Rossiter spent the summer helping to develop the Protect Texas Together app that helps students, faculty and staff return to campus safely this fall. The app allows people to track their symptoms, record COVID-19 test results, get connected to medical resources and — potentially, in the future — even assist in contact tracing.

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Texas Rocket Engineering Competes for $1M Prize to Reach the Edge of Space

Students in the Texas Rocket Engineering Lab have been busy preparing to rise above all other universities — in fact, all the way up to the edge of space — with the bold goal of becoming the first student team ever to design, build and launch a liquid-propellant rocket to the Karman Line, better known as the edge of space.

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Computational Engineering Alumnus Pursues Graduate Studies in Oncology

Caleb Phillips is one of three alumni of the inaugural class of the computational engineering undergraduate program at The University of Texas at Austin. After graduating in 2018, Phillips began conducting research in mathematical oncology as a graduate student in the Oden Institute of Computational Sciences and Engineering.

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First Computational Engineering Undergraduate Program Offered by a U.S. University

Computational engineering is a new and rapidly growing multidisciplinary field that applies advanced computational methods and analysis to engineering practice. 

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Graduate Aerospace Engineering Program in the Nation

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Undergraduate Aerospace Engineering Program in the Nation

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