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Students

Welcome, Class of 2023

Welcome, Class of 2023! You’re now officially part of the ASE/EM Longhorn Family. Learn how you can get involved the minute you step foot on campus so you’ll immediately feel at home.

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Alumni

Meet Our Academy of Distinguished Alumni

This spring the ASE/EM Department established its Academy of Distinguished Alumni to recognize the accomplishments of our graduates who have led distinguished careers.

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Faculty Positions

Join Our Faculty

Learn more about our faculty openings for tenured faculty and non tenure-track positions.

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Department News

GRACE and Other Satellite Missions Honored as Antarctic Glaciers Become Namesakes

A remote glacier on the western side of the Antarctic Peninsula has been named after GRACE, the satellite mission developed by Cockrell School of Engineering researchers at The University of Texas at Austin almost two decades ago.

UT Austin Collaborates on AFOSR Center of Excellence to Pioneer New Autonomy Capabilities

Ufuk Topcu and his research group were selected to participate in the new U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Center of Excellence for Assured Autonomy in Contested Environments.

Center for Space Research and NIED/Japan Sign Memorandum of Understanding

The UT Center for Space Research and the Japan National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote research cooperation for disaster response and resilience, remote sensing, engineering, and sciences.

GRACE Mission Data Contributes to Our Understanding of Climate Change

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The GRACE Mission, led by ASE/EM Professor Emeritus Byron Tapley, reports in Nature Climate Change on the contributions that nearly two decades of data have made to our understanding of global climate patterns. The figure above shows seasonal and long-term variability of the global ocean bottom pressure derived from GRACE data. The color scales represent variability, with the highest variability shown in red. Learn more.

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