Takashi Tanaka, an assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin, is a recipient of the DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) Young Faculty 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.

Christine Julien, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been appointed as the Cockrell School’s assistant dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion — a new position established this year.

We are seeking nominations for the 2020 Class of the ASE/EM Academy of Distinguished Alumni. Read more about the nomination process and the newly established academy.

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.