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Associate professor Moriba Jah is featured in this NPR episode of Short Wave’s SPACE WEEK series where he discusses the growing issue of space junk.

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The aerospace engineering undergraduate program in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has once again been ranked No. 7 in the U.S. News & World Report’s latest undergraduate ranking.

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Evan Silva, an aerospace engineering sophomore, is a recipient of the Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year.

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From their first day of class, our undergraduate students have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of extracurricular programs and projects. Options include project-based learning teams, leadership and networking organizations and undergraduate research labs. Learn more about their plans for the 2020-21 academic year.

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Three faculty members in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics have been promoted – one to professor and two to associate professor – effective Sept. 1, 2020.

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We are pleased to officially welcome Clint Dawson as the new chair of the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics. Watch Dr. Dawson's welcome message and learn more about his key priorities for the department, his research, personal interests and more.

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ASE/EM distinguished alumnus Michael Suffredini, president and CEO of Axiom Space, is featured in this Alcalde piece about his mission to build the world's first commercial station.

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The National Science Foundation has selected The University of Texas at Austin to lead the NSF AI Institute for Foundations of Machine Learning, bolstering the university’s existing strengths in this emerging field.

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From aviation and urban air mobility to remote sensing, propulsion and hypersonics, Texas ASE/EM’s three new faculty members span a wide range of engineering expertise. Learn more about how our newest faculty members are pushing technological boundaries and changing the world. 

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The Cockrell School and Texas ASE/EM are committed to building an inclusive environment, free from all forms of hate, racism and injustice, where students, faculty and staff feel safe and supported. Every member of our school community — whoever you are, wherever you are from and whatever you believe — is valued. Never forget that you belong here.