This April, the UT Austin Design/Build/Fly (DBF) team joined about seventy-five teams from around the world in Tucson, Arizona, for the annual international Design/Build/Fly competition hosted by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Cessna Aircraft Company/Raytheon Missile Systems.

Alumnus Payam Banazadeh is working on small satellite technology to produce frequent images of the Earth that could aid in disaster relief, city planning, oil and gas applications and more.

Professor Mary Wheeler's work at the Center for Subsurface Modeling is advancing computational models for subsurface oil and gas.

Sarah Kitten, academic coordinator and advisor, has been recognized with two awards for her work in advising.

Congratulations to UT Austin’s ASE/EM Class of 2017! From constructing and launching rockets to building and flying airplanes, to making an impact with interdisciplinary research, our students have been making their mark while on the Forty Acres. Here we offer a glimpse into just a few of these student experiences – we can’t wait watch them take the world by the horns!