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Lori Magruder Plays Crucial Role in NASA’s ICESat-2 Mission

Lori Margruder is playing a crucial role in NASA's ICESat-2 mission which is responsible for taking important measurements of our planet's key health indicators, including ice sheet mass balance, depth of bodies of water, cloud and aerosol heights, land topography and vegetation characteristics.

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Ethics will be at the forefront of robotics education thanks to a new University of Texas at Austin program that will train tomorrow’s technologists to understand the positive — and potentially negative — implications of their creations.

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ASE/EM Professors Lead Collaborative Research to Simulate and Control Turbulent Flows

Turbulent air flows – vortices and eddies – can create challenging problems in the fields of aerospace engineering and transportation. These flows can cause drag on vehicles such as airplanes, spacecraft, trains and trucks, reducing their performance and increasing their fuel consumption.

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ASE/EM Researchers to Develop Digital Twin Platform for Enhanced Storm Mitigation

More than half of the U.S. population lives in coastal watershed counties or parishes. Coastal communities along the Gulf of Mexico are among the most heavily populated – also a region where high concentrations of energy resources have made it a national hub for many large-scale carbon-to-capture storage facilities.

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

#8

Graduate Aerospace Engineering Program in the Nation

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Undergraduate Aerospace Engineering Program in the Nation

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