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Maruthi Akella has been selected to receive the Dirk Brouwer Award by the American Astronautical Society for “seminal contributions to learning and adaptive control for spaceflight applications.”

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Professor Thomas Hughes has been awarded SIAM's 2021 Ralph E. Kleinman Prize for outstanding research that bridges the gap between mathematics and applications.

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The department is pleased to announce that John-Paul Clarke has joined Texas ASE/EM as a professor and holder of the Ernest Cockrell Jr. Memorial Chair in the Cockrell School of Engineering.

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Ufuk Topcu was selected to receive the IEEE CSS 2020 Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize.

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Maruthi Akella was selected to receive the IEEE CSS 2020 Award for Technical Excellence in Aerospace Control.

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Mary Wheeler was selected by the Cockrell School of Engineering to receive the 2020 Billy & Claude R. Hocott Distinguished Centennial Engineering Research Award.

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What role can machine learning play in advancing modeling and simulation capabilities for physical systems as seemingly disparate as aircraft and infectious disease spread? Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin are leading two new multi-institution projects that will address this question.

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Despite the challenges brought on by the global pandemic, a group of determined aerospace engineering seniors made history this fall by becoming the first UT Austin Senior Aircraft Design team to complete a fully autonomous unmanned aerial systems mission.

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NASA and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research are backing a team of four universities, led by The University of Texas at Austin, in a project to re-define sensing and analysis of hypersonic vehicles.

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Alumna Stephanie Wilson is one of 18 astronauts selected by NASA for the Artemis Team that will help pave the way for astronauts to the return to the Moon as part of the Artemis program.