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Using Machine Learning and Radar to Understand How Land Types Influence Storm Risks

Researchers in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics have, for the first time, applied a machine learning algorithm to measure the surface roughness of different types of land with a high level of detail, and they are working to integrate this data into storm surge models to give a clearer picture of what will happen during major weather events.

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Texas Rocket Engineering Lab Completes Successful Liquid Hot-fire Rocket Test

The Cockrell School of Engineering’s Texas Rocket Engineering Lab (TREL) is one step closer to the edge of space following the successful liquid hot-fire test of their liquid bi-propellant rocket, Halycon. This milestone moves TREL toward their goal of becoming the first-ever student team to design, build and launch a liquid-propellant rocket to the Karman Line.

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Manuel Rausch Creates At-Home Experimental Device, Recognized for Teaching Excellence

Manuel Rausch, who was recently recognized with the Cockrell School of Engineering's Award for Outstanding Engineering Teaching by an Assistant Professor, developed an inexpensive experimental device that allows students to test and characterize material samples from home.

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John-Paul Clarke Elected Fellow of Royal Aeronautical Society

Professor John-Paul Clarke has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society for outstanding contributions in the profession of aeronautics.

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


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ASE Major Emil Yongoueth Helps LGBTQ+ Students Excel

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