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Renee Babcock, the academic advising coordinator for aerospace and computational undergraduate students, is one of only thirty staff members at The University of Texas at Austin selected to receive a 2021 President’s Outstanding Staff Award.

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Ufuk Topcu has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the Peter O’Donnell Distinguished Research Award by the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences.

Computational engineering senior Hyeonseung “Shawn” Lee seeks to build not only cool machines but also amazing teams.

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Moriba Jah has been invited to serve as a member of the Committee on International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM).

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This year, due to the ongoing global pandemic, students on the UT Design, Build, Fly (DBF) team were forced to make adaptations for the 2021 annual AIAA Design, Build, Fly competition which was held virtually for the first time ever.

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Professor Emeritus John C. Westkaemper, a longtime faculty member of the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, passed away in San Antonio, TX on April 18, 2021. 

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Eight Texas Engineering alumni of the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics have been elected to the 2021 class of the ASE/EM Academy of Distinguished Alumni.

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This March, some Texas Engineering students chose to spend their spring break week participating in the first ever CADathon hosted by LUNAR Council.

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Professor Clint Dawson is part of a research team at the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences that used statistical modeling techniques to examine the impact of toxic waste sites across the country. 

Four students and one alumna from the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics have received the National Science Foundation highly competitive Graduate Research Fellowship Program award for 2021.