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Takashi Tanaka Receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

Takashi Tanaka is a recipient of the prestigious DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) Young Faculty Award this year.

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Academy of Distinguished Alumni

Nomination Call: ASE/EM Academy of Distinguished Alumni

We are currently seeking nominations for the ASE/EM Academy of Distinguished Alumni. The deadline to submit a nomination is Nov. 1, 2019.

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Faculty Positions

Faculty Openings

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin currently has tenure-track faculty openings as well as non-tenure track opportunities.

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Department News

Alumna Kelly Stephani Receives Presidential Early Career Award

Alumna Kelly Stephani was selected to receive a Presidential Early Career award for Scientists and Engineers for 2019, the highest honor given by the United States government to scientists and engineers beginning their research careers.

Simulating Jupiter’s Plasma Torus Effects on its Volcanic Moon, Io

A new article recently published in Physics of Fluids and authored by alumnus William McDoniel and ASE/EM Professors David Goldstein and Philip Varghese, investigates the interaction between Jupiter’s large plasma torus and the atmosphere of its Galilean moon, Io.

Upcoming Seminar

October 22, 2019

Orbits/CAR Graduate Student Seminar

Dr. Srinivas Bettadpur

Location: ASE 2.134
Time: 3:30 pm

ASE/EM Fall Festival Friday, Oct. 18

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Join us at our new home on the Aerospace Engineering Plaza for the annual ASE/EM Fall Festival where we'll have free local BBQ and a student project showcase, including hands-on activities for all ages. Stay through the end of the evening for your chance to win a variety of free prizes! 


7th Aerospace Engineering Graduate Program

U.S. News & World Report

7th Aerospace Engineering Undergraduate Program

U.S. News & World Report

4th Most Influential Research Institution in Aerospace

Thomson Reuters State of Innovation Report

9th Aerospace Engineering Program

Center for World University Rankings