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Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Penn State University have created a new type of fiber that can perform like a muscle actuator, in many ways better than other options that exist today.

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Alyssa Garza, a spring 2022 aerospace engineering graduate, is featured in this UT piece that covers outstanding students in the first Impact Scholars cohort.

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Roger Bonnecaze, an internationally recognized expert in rheology and modeling and simulation for nanomanufacturing who has served as a faculty member at The University of Texas at Austin for nearly 30 years, has been named dean of the university’s Cockrell School of Engineering after a national search.

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Ann Chen has been selected for a 2022 W. A. "Tex" Moncrief Grand Challenge Award which she plans to use to characterize aquifers using satellite data and inform Aquifer Storage and Recovery managers of the optimal pumping/recharge schedule and placement of wells. 

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Congratulations to our Class of of 2022 seniors – they did it! Learn more about just a few of our outstanding students' experiences and what they plan to do next as they head out to change the world. 

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A new research collaboration will integrate two emerging disciplines — computational oncology and machine learning — to transform the future of cancer care.

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Distinguished alumna Jill Meyers has been recognized by the National Aeronautic Association with the Katharine Wright Trophy "for her 40 years of dedication to the aerospace industry and her tireless commitment as a volunteer and role model, working to educate and inspire young girls around the globe."

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What starts here changes the world — but might one day also help us leave it, says aerospace engineering senior Mihir Kamble.

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Two groups of senior high school students recently visited UT Austin to tour the robotics and visualization labs as part of a collaborative NASA University Leadership Initiative (ULI) led by Ufuk Topcu.

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This year, for the first time ever, COE seniors collaborated with ASE seniors to develop better search and rescue map generation and automated payload drops, and to improve data processing for each team’s unmanned aerial system.

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Two teams of aerospace engineering seniors in UT Austin’s Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics are finalists in NASA’s RASC-AL annual design competition. 

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Two students in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics have received 2022 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (NSF GRFP) that will allow them to pursue graduate studies in the field of aerospace engineering.

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Computational engineering student Cassandre Korvink-Kucinski has been honored with a Student Leader Award from Cockrell School of Engineering’s Student Life.

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Computational engineering student Harrison Jin is the recipient of the 2022 Graham F. Carey Computational Science Scholarship.

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Ten Texas Engineering alumni of the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics (ASE/EM) at The University of Texas at Austin have been elected to the ASE/EM Academy of Distinguished Alumni for 2022.