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Takashi Tanaka Wins AFOSR Young Investigator Program Award for Path Planning

Takashi Tanaka received an Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Award for research that will provide new tools and insights used in path planning for autonomous decision-making systems.

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Alumnus Adam Hamilton Named AAAS Fellow

Alumnus Adam Hamilton has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Honorees, elected by the organization’s council, are recognized for their distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

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Faculty Positions

Faculty Openings

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin currently has tenure-track faculty openings as well as non-tenure track opportunities.

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Department News

Jeffrey Bennighof Wins UT Austin Commercialization of the Year Award

Jeffrey Bennighof was honored with The University of Texas at Austin’s Commercialization of the Year Award as part of the university’s 2019 Top Invent and Innovate program.

Thomas J.R. Hughes Receives Polish Medal for Computational Mechanics

Thomas J.R. Hughes received the O.C. Zienkiewicz Medal from the Polish Association for Computational Mechanics (PACM). 

Upcoming Seminar

December 10, 2019

Mechanics of Soft Hydrated Materials

Dr. Yuhang Hu

Location: ASE 1.126
Time: 3:30 pm

Computational Engineering: Solving 21st Century Engineering Problems 

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Computational engineering is a new and rapidly growing multidisciplinary field that applies advanced computational methods and analysis to engineering practice. Learn more about our computational engineering undergraduate program, the first of its kind in the nation. Watch the video.


1st Undergraduate Computational Engineering Program in the Nation

No. 7 Graduate Aerospace Engineering Program in the Nation

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No. 7 Undergraduate Aerospace Engineering Program in the Nation

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No. 9 Aerospace Engineering Program in the World

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