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Tom Underwood and Ph.D. candidate Charan Nallapareddy

Self-Propelling Satellites and Reentry Shields Among New Projects for Tom Underwood

Sustained missions in low Earth orbit, protecting fast-moving spacecraft as they reenter the atmosphere, limiting emissions in semiconductor manufacturing and clean hydrogen production – these may seem like completely unrelated subjects, but they're all areas where aerospace engineering faculty member Thomas Underwood is applying his unique research approach.

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Ira Narang with UTRGV and Oden Institute researchers

Ira Narang Wins Best Undergraduate Research Presentation for Flood Modeling

Undergraduate computational engineering student Ira Narang was awarded UTRGV's Best Undergraduate Oral Presentation in Earth, Environmental, and Marine Sciences for her work on modeling dune erosion and storm surge.

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Matthew Nattier with Dean Bonnecaze receiving Outstanding Scholar-Leader Award at commencement

5 Questions with Outstanding Scholar-Leader Matthew Nattier

Matthew Nattier is the recipient of the 2024 Cockrell School of Engineering Outstanding Scholar-Leader award.

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Aerospace engineering Ph.D. student Wenkai Qin in front of ASE Building

Wenkai Qin Awarded NDSEG Fellowship

Wenkai Qin, a Ph.D. aerospace engineering graduate student, is the recipient of the highly competitive National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship for 2024. 

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Space Tech Entrepreneurship

Introducing the new Space Tech Graduate Specialization for M.S. and Ph.D. students, which is open to all technical areas and comprised of topics in aerospace tech, with a solid foundation in business and entrepreneurship.

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