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Todd Humphreys' work on proving the vulnerability of GPS is featured in this New Yorker piece, in which he also weighs in on the future of the robust GPS system that is currently being used worldwide.

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Aerospace engineering alumnus Peter Schaefferkoetter and his wife Ru — a Texas ChE alum — share how their Texas Engineering experience inspired them to establish a scholarship to help students from non-traditional backgrounds.

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A systems engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Rebekah Sosland Siegfriedt tells us what it’s like working on the Mars Perseverance rover and how her education at UT Austin helped her prepare for this important mission.

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We are seeking nominations for the 2021 Class of the ASE/EM Academy of Distinguished Alumni. Read more about the nomination process and the newly established academy.

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Computational engineering major Henry Rossiter spent the summer helping to develop the Protect Texas Together app that helps students, faculty and staff return to campus safely this fall. The app allows people to track their symptoms, record COVID-19 test results, get connected to medical resources and — potentially, in the future — even assist in contact tracing.

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Blood clots have emerged as one of an increasing number of deadly side effects of the novel coronavirus in some patients. Manuel Rausch and a team of researchers are embarking on a project to learn more about the onset of thromboembolism as a result of COVID-19.

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Caleb Phillips is one of three alumni of the inaugural class of the computational engineering undergraduate program at The University of Texas at Austin. After graduating in 2018, Phillips began conducting research in mathematical oncology as a graduate student in the Oden Institute of Computational Sciences and Engineering.

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Professor Thomas Hughes coauthored this study to develop computational modeling techniques that, for the first time, enable accurate visualizations of heart valve behavior.

It is with sadness that we announce that retired professor Ronald O. Stearman passed away on July 21, 2020 after a brief illness. He was 88.

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Students in the Texas Rocket Engineering Lab have been busy preparing to rise above all other universities — in fact, all the way up to the edge of space — with the bold goal of becoming the first student team ever to design, build and launch a liquid-propellant rocket to the Karman Line, better known as the edge of space.