This Washington Post Creative Group story features several of our students who are participating in the Texas Rocket Engineering Laboratory (TREL), with the goal of becoming the first student team to build and launch a liquid-propelled rocket to the edge of space.

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We are seeking nominations for the 2022 Class of the ASE/EM Academy of Distinguished Alumni. Read more about the nomination process and the academy.

A team of undergraduate aerospace engineering students won first place in NASA's Glenn Research Center University Student Design Challenge for their conceptual design for a suite of Venus landers.

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Aerospace engineering graduate student Julie Vi Pham is one of only 20 students across the globe named to Aviation Week Network’s 20 Twenties Class of 2021.

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Computational engineering student Marcos Botto Tornielli is the winner of the 2021 Graham F. Carey Computational Science Scholarship.

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Alumna Parvathy Prem was selected to receive NASA’s 2021 Susan Mahan Niebur Early Career Award for her significant contributions to the science and exploration communities.

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Todd Humphreys has been elected Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation “for improving understanding of GNSS vulnerabilities and pioneering the use of alternate techniques to achieve resilience.”

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Texas ASE/EM faculty members Todd Humphreys and Nanshu Lu will be participating in UT Austin's new 6G research center that will lay the groundwork for 6G, the next generation of wireless technology.

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Acta Biomaterialia has selected William Meador, a Ph.D. student working with assistant professor Manuel Rausch, for their Acta Student Award for his primary contribution to the manuscript “A detailed mechanical and microstructural analysis of ovine tricuspid valve leaflets.”

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Aerospace engineering Ph.D. candidate Matthew Asper has been awarded the highly competitive National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship for 2021.