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Simulating Jupiter’s Plasma Torus Effects on its Volcanic Moon, Io

A new article recently published in Physics of Fluid and authored by alumnus William McDoniel and Professors David Goldstein and Philip Varghese, investigates the interaction between Jupiter’s large plasma torus and the atmosphere of its Galilean moon, Io.

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Faculty Award

Maruthi Akella Selected Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Astronautical Sciences

Professor Maruthi Akella has been selected as the new editor-in-chief (EIC) of the Journal of the Astronautical Sciences (JAS), published by Springer Nature.

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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

ASE/EM Fall Festival 2019

Members of the UT Austin Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics community are invited to join us for our annual Fall Festival on Friday, October 18 from 4-6 p.m.

UT Boosts U.S. Science with Fastest Academic Supercomputer in the World

Frontera, at the Texas Advanced Computing Center, will power discoveries of nation's top computational engineers and scientists.

Upcoming Seminar

September 17, 2019

Molecular motors robustly drive active gels to a critically connected state

José Alvarado

Location: ASE 1.126
Time: 3:30 pm

UT Austin Path Planning and Collision Avoidance Demonstration
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ASE/EM Professor Maruthi Akella's research group demonstrates how autonomous inspection drones can self-localize, path plan, perform a mission and avoid obstacles in a GPS denied environment at Lockheed Martin. 


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