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The Cockrell School of Engineering has named distinguished professor and computational engineer Clint Dawson as the new chair of the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics. He will begin his appointment on Sept. 1, 2020, succeeding the department’s current chair, Noel Clemens.

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When aerospace engineering alumna Jill Meyers opens her laptop, an image of a Pilatus PC-12 in flight lights up the screen, serving as a daily reminder of the inspiration for her career in aerospace engineering.

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Todd Humphreys has been elected a Fellow member of the Institute of Navigation (ION) for his important contributions PNT security and for bringing precise GNSS positioning to the mass market,

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Alumnus Michael Watkins has been elected to the title of Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics for notable and valuable contributions to the aerospace engineering community.

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Aerospace engineering senior Josefina Salazar Morales was one of six UT Austin students to receive a 2020 President’s Leadership Award.

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Aerospace engineering graduate student Chloe Johnson was selected by Aviation Week Network and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) for its 20 Twenties award program for 2020.

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Alumnus Alan Stern reflects on leading the history-making mission to Pluto and shares insight into the future of commercial space travel.

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In a groundbreaking partnership with the U.S. Army Futures Command, ASE/EM will contribute futuristic research on robotics, positioning, navigation/timing, network security and hypersonics.

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Professor Karen Willcox, who also directs the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, is leading research to create virtual UAVs that can predict vehicle health and enable autonomous decision-making.

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Alumnus Adam Hamilton has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Honorees, elected by the organization’s council, are recognized for their distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.