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A team of Cockrell School of Engineering researchers led by Todd Humphreys has been awarded the Walter R. Fried Memorial Award for best overall paper at the 2020 IEEE/ION PLANSx conference.

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Manuel Rausch was selected to receive an Oden Institute 2020 W. A. “Tex” Moncrief Grand Challenge Award for his proposal titled “A Machine-Learning Based Training Tool for Tricuspid Valve Repair: A Prototype.”

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In response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Texas, the Center for Space Research’s Mid-American Geospatial Information Center (MAGIC) team is providing crisis decision support to the Texas State Operations Center in Austin and to emergency managers around the state.

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Computational engineering major Katharine Fisher is the winner of the 2020 Graham F. Carey Undergraduate Scholarship in Computational Science.

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Nanhsu Lu has been named a Fellow member of the International Association of Advanced Materials and was selected in the first cohort of ACS Nano Rising Star lecturers in the iCANX series.

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Professor Karen Willcox is part of a research team that is developing deep learning methods to dramatically reduce the cost and turnaround of conceptual design computations for complex energy systems.

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A partnership between The University of Texas at Austin and NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston was one of nine university-led groups selected by NASA to advance these spacecraft, which can be as small as a shoebox or as large as a refrigerator.

Senior Aircraft Design students were determined to finish out the semester strong, even though their end-of-semester fly-off was canceled. Learn how they adapted this year's project.

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Three teams of  seniors in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at are finalists in NASA’s RASC-AL (Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts Academic Linkage) annual design competition.

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Graduating seniors offer their perspective and advice on coping with the COVID-19 pandemic as they prepare to leave the Forty Acres.