Professor Thomas J.R. Hughes will be awarded with the Laurea Honoris Causa in Civil Engineering by Pavia University in Italy.

Corwin Olson, UT senior Aerospace Engineering major, has received the Cooperative Education Student Achievement Award from the Cooperative Education and Internship Association (CEIA).

Stelios Kyriakides has been elected into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

NASA Administrator Michael Griffin announced that Dr. S. Alan Stern will be the agency's associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, effective April 2. Stern succeeds Dr. Mary L. Cleave who announced her retirement.

Wallace Fowler has been selected to receive the 2007 University of Texas Women in Engineering Advocate Award.