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Research

Space Sustainability Rating Team Aims to Address Growing Amount of Space Debris Orbiting Earth

Moriba Jah is part of a global team of experts that has introduced a Space Sustainability Rating (SSR) system to help tackle the problem of space traffic and congestion in the Earth’s orbit.

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Student Spotlight

Nathaniel Briggs Will Fight to Increase Opportunity

Aerospace engineering major Nathaniel Briggs is planning a life in defense, service and teaching. Read the rest of Nathaniel’s story in the UT News.

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

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Department News

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).

Oden Institute Hosts UT’s First ‘Rising Stars’ Event for Women

Over 35 of the nation’s best and brightest women in computational and data sciences came together on the UT campus this spring network, collaborate and gain insight into what it takes to build a successful career in research and academia.

Two ASE/EM Faculty Win Cockrell School of Engineering Teaching Awards

Two ASE/EM faculty members, Chad Landis and Brandon Jones, received 2019 Cockrell School of Engineering teaching awards for their excellence in teaching.

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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