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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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Professor Thomas Hughes coauthored this study to develop computational modeling techniques that, for the first time, enable accurate visualizations of heart valve behavior. Keep reading

Retired Professor Ronald Stearman Passes Away

It is with sadness that we announce that retired professor Ronald O. Stearman passed away on July 21, 2020 after a brief illness. He was 88.

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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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1st

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

#9

Graduate Aerospace Engineering Program in the Nation

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#7

Undergraduate Aerospace Engineering Program in the Nation

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