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What Starts Here Changes the World.

It's more than a motto. It's what we prove each and every day, as Texas Longhorn Engineers advance discovery and innovation on a global stage. Learn how our alumni are changing the world.

Alumni Profiles
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Hardware Quality Assurance Engineer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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Senior Aeronautical Engineer, Lockheed Martin - Skunk Works
Technical Lead Engineer, Bell Helicopter Textron
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Permanent Professor and Head, Department of Aeronautics
VP of Research and Development and Co-Founder, Intuitive Machines
Wiede Koop Cutshall
Owner and Chief Engineer, Cutshall Consulting, LLC
Founder and President, Emergent Space Technologies
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Aerospace Engineer Committed to Recruiting More Women in Aerospace
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Co-Founder and CEO

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Assistant Professor, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Clinic
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High School Pre-Engineering Teacher, Castle View High School
Former Senior Research Associate, ExxonMobile, Student Projects Donor
Test Pilot and Crew Systems Integration, Lockheed Martin
UT Alumn Travis Imken Hooks 'Em
Systems Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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Flight Director, NASA Johnson Space Center
NASA Postdoctoral Researcher, Astromaterials Research & Exploration Science (ARES) Group
Jeffrey Lancaster
(Retired) Aerospace Industry & University Consultant
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Data Engineer and Graduate Student at Southern Methodist University
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Founder, Eagle Rock Drilling, Inc. and Eagle Rock Manufacturing, Inc.
Branch Chief of WB-57F Program, NASA Johnson Space Center
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Vice President of Aerospace Services, Intuitive Machines
Aviation Consultant
Astronaut, European Space Agency
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Flight Data Engineer, GE Aviation
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Graduate Student, Oden Institute of Computational Science, Engineering, and Mathematics
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Chief for Missile Integration, U.S. Navy Civilian
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Staff Scientist, Planetary Exploration Group
Johns Hopkins University

Andrew Pritchard
Design Engineer, GE Power
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Systems Engineer, Lockheed Martin
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Platform Systems Engineer for Iridium Satellite Constellation and Block 1 & NEXT Space Vehicles
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ISS Robotics Systems Engineer  
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Mars 2020 Mission Operations Systems Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Elvis Silva
Advanced Systems Manager, Advanced Technologies & Missions
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Space Systems Engineer, TASC
Jessica Vos
Spacecraft Systems Engineer, Orion Program Vehicle Integration Office
Craig Dorsey
Space Operations Engineer II, SpaceX
Robert Wallsgrove
Director, Software Systems Assurance Department, Aerospace Corporation
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Retired Engineer, Program Manager, and Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing
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Director of the Division Programs and Innovations Office, Jacobs Engineering
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ME Professor, UT Austin and Chief Science & Technology Officer, ENGIE
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(Retired) Regional Director, Marketing
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Retired Senior Engineering Manager
Retired Aerospace Consultant
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B.S. AE '49

Builder of the UT Flying Saucer