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Mercury the Robot Masters Human Balancing Act

Mercury, a biped robot developed by Dr. Luis Sentis and his students, can maintain balance when hit unexpectedly - much like a human would when bumped into on a crowded street.

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Alumni Spotlight

Alumnus Alan Stern Receives Lowell Thomas Award in Engineering Exploration

Alumnus Alan Stern was selected by the Explorers Club to receive the 2018 Lowell Thomas Award in Engineering Exploration.

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Faculty Positions

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

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Department News

Texas Aerial Robotics Lands Second in International Competition

This summer the Texas Aerial Robotics team brought home second place in the American venue after participating in their second annual International Aerial Robotics Competition held in Atlanta.

Tan Bui-Thanh Receives ConTex Award to Collaborate with Mexican Institutions

Tan Bui-Thanh has received a funding award to work on collaborative research with academic institutions and government organizations in Mexico as part of ConTex.

Upcoming Seminar

November 01, 2018

Bridging mechanics and electrochemistry: Experiments and modeling on battery materials

Dr. Kejie Zhao

Location: WRW 102
Time: 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Aerial Robotics at UT Austin

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Texas ASE/EM recently introduced a new undergraduate aerial robotics course at UT Austin, where students participate in a "final" in a "battle of the drones." Watch the video to learn more about this cutting-edge course.

8th Aerospace Engineering Graduate Program

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8th Aerospace Engineering Undergraduate Program

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4th Most Influential Research Institution in Aerospace

Thomson Reuters State of Innovation Report

9th Aerospace Engineering Program

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