On Sunday, July 17th, a small group of engineering students will leave Austin racing a solar car they designed and built themselves in the longest solar race in the world.

Clint N. Dawson was recognized for his outstanding service to engineering students with disabilities during the 2004 -2005 academic year.

Glenn Lightsey, Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, has been selected to receive the Institute of Navigation's Tycho Brahe Award.

Philip L. Varghese, Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, has been inducted into the UT Academy of Distinguished Teachers, effective in Fall 2005.

Each year, the University of Texas at Austin AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) student chapter aims to build a Rube Goldberg machine, which is then presented at the University's Rube Goldberg Machine contest.