Space debris expert and Texas Engineer Moriba Jah has earned the rare honor of being elected to the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), Scotland’s National Academy. RSE elected 91 total fellows for 2023, but only six from outside the United Kingdom.

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Texas Engineers in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics are leading a multi-university research team that will build technology and tools to improve measurement of important climate factors by observing atoms in outer space. 

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Scientists, including ASE/EM associate professor Moriba Jah, have called for a legally-binding treaty to ensure Earth’s orbit isn’t irreparably harmed by the future expansion of the global space industry.

The new Center for Autonomy brings together several research groups that address fundamental challenges in developing autonomous systems through contributions in controls, machine learning, game theory, information theory, and formal methods. 

Watch the the Cockrell School of Engineering's third annual Black Alumni Panel featuring aerospace engineering alumnus Michael Timmons.

Clint Dawson is developing flood models to understand how flooding impacts the spread of disease in Texas and beyond.

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Aerospace engineering major Taj Lee was selected to receive a 2023 Patti Grace Smith Fellowship which provides paid internship at a leading aerospace engineering firm, mentorship and a cash award.

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Katie Mulry and Catherine Dominic are among thirty student recipients of the 2023 Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship which provides an internship, mentorship, networking and extraordinary summer opportunities to college and graduate students passionate about commercial spaceflight. 

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Lockheed Martin is supporting the Texas Rocket Engineering Lab (TREL) at the Cockrell School of Engineering in its years-long endeavor to become the first student-led university team to launch a single-stage, bipropellant rocket to the edge of space.

The journal Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering has established the Oden-Hughes Award for Best Paper in honor of J. Tinsley Oden and Thomas J.R. Hughes.

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Chad Landis has been named a Fellow of the Society of Engineering Science for his contributions to the SES and the technical community.

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Karen Willcox and Moriba Jah have been named to the U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, one of the most influential Federal Advisory Committees in science and technology.

Alumna and UT founder of LocusLock, has been named to the Austin Business Journal's Austin Inno 25 Under 25 List.

Read the latest issue of the Texas ASE/EM Newsletter.

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On Nov. 4, the Cockrell School of Engineering, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics and the Texas Innovation Center officially kicked off our new space tech entrepreneurial program, Launch Texas.