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Former computational engineering students Jennifer Zvonek and Robert Stephany discuss their experiences in the Moncrief Undergraduate Summer Internship Program which provides research opportunities for undergraduate students of engineering, mathematics and science.

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The University of Texas at Austin is ranked No. 1 among U.S. universities in research financed by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in fiscal year 2020, according to the annual Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey. 

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J. Tinsley Oden was named Emeritus Editor-in-Chief of Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (CMAME), effective January 1, 2022, after nearly 50 years of tirelessly serving the journal and the computational science and engineering (CSE) community. 

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Professor Maruthi Akella is featured in this UT Austin story about supporting drone defense experiments sponsored by the Army Futures Command.

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Professor Emeritus Hans Mark, a world-renowned aerospace engineer who was in Mission Control during the first moon landing and who served as a professor in department, died on Saturday, Dec. 18 at the age of 92.

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Alumnus Tyler Summers, an associate professor of mechanical engineering at The University of Texas at Dallas, was selected to receive an NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award to support his research to develop control systems and networks for autonomous vehicles.

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Noel Clemens has been selected to receive the 2022 AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) Aerodynamic Measurement Technology Award.

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Nanshu Lu has been selected to receive the 2022 Thomas J.R. Hughes Young Investigator Award by the Applied Mechanics Division of the ASME.

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Maruthi Akella has been elevated to the grade of fellow for the class of 2022 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

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A special issue of the Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications (JOTA) was dedicated this year in honor of Professor Emeritus David Hull for his pioneering research in optimization theory and its applications toward the field of aerospace engineering.

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Launch Texas, a comprehensive program that will combine world-class technical and entrepreneurial education, fundamental and applied space research and outreach in a collaborative initiative, has received its first seed funding gift thanks to a donation from Texas Engineering alumnus Thomas (Tom) McKnight (B.S. ASE 1970) and his wife, Mimi.

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Meet graduate student Hailey Nichols, who recently won first place in UT Austin’s inaugural Female Founder Pitch Competition, hosted by the Kendra Scott Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (KS WELI) and the Texas Innovation Center at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Professor Karen Willcox is helping to lead a collaborative effort between the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (Oden Institute), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (MD Anderson) and the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), to fund a cooperative research and educational program in Oncological Data and Computational Sciences.

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak launches new enterprise to address space traffic sustainability and appoints UT Austin’s Moriba Jah as his chief scientific advisor. 

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Locus Lock, a startup founded by aerospace engineering graduate student Hailey Nichols, won first place in the UT Graduate/Postdoc category in UT's inaugural Female Founder Pitch Competition. Eyes on the Sky (Moriba Jah), founded by professor of practice Erin Reilly, won second place in the UT Faculty/Staff category.