Mark Mear, Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, has been selected to receive the 2006 Texas Exes Teaching Award for the Cockrell School of Engineering.

Ivo Babuska has been awarded the Honorary Medal "De Scientia Et Humanitate Optime Meritis" by the Academy Council of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.

The aerospace engineering program review is conducted by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, known as ABET.

Thomas Hughes has been elected Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics for 2006.

Local art teachers from Pflugerville Independent School District were provided the unique opportunity to learn basic engineering skills from UT aerospace engineering professors this summer.