Philip Barcelon, aerospace engineering sophomore, received a SMART (Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation Program) Scholarship from the American Society for Engineering Education.

J. Tinsley Oden was elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Mary Wheeler is slated to receive an Honorary Doctor of Engineering Degree from the Colorado School of Mines in May 2008.

The UT Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics scored impressive 2nd and 4th place wins against almost 70 other university teams in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Design-Build-Fly (DBF) Competition held in Wichita, Kansas 19-21 April, 2008.

Sarah Kitten has been selected to receive the 2007-08 Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Staff Excellence Award.