Professor Thomas J.R. Hughes was named a 2018 Highly Cited Researcher for his exceptional research performance, demonstrated by production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top one percent by citations.

Graduate student Siddarth Kaki was selected by Aviation Week Network and the AIAA for its prestigious award program, “Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders: The 20 Twenties.”

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics has moved from the W.R. Woolrich Building to the Aerospace Engineering (ASE) Building located on the main UT campus at 2617 Wichita St.

Alumnus Payam Banazadeh is the CEO and founder of Capella Space, which just became the first U..S. company to launch a synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite to space.

Alumnus Alan Stern answered questions about NASA's New Horizons mission on Reddit. The team is preparing for a New Year's Day  encounter with "Ultima Thule," a Kuiper Belt object, which will mark the farthest spacecraft flyby in history.