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Aerospace engineering graduate student Chloe Johnson was selected by Aviation Week Network and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) for its 20 Twenties award program for 2020.

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Alumnus Alan Stern reflects on leading the history-making mission to Pluto and shares insight into the future of commercial space travel.

rendering of future UT robotics lab

In a groundbreaking partnership with the U.S. Army Futures Command, ASE/EM will contribute futuristic research on robotics, positioning, navigation/timing, network security and hypersonics.

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Professor Karen Willcox, who also directs the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, is leading research to create virtual UAVs that can predict vehicle health and enable autonomous decision-making.

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Alumnus Adam Hamilton has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Honorees, elected by the organization’s council, are recognized for their distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

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Thomas J.R. Hughes received the O.C. Zienkiewicz Medal from the Polish Association for Computational Mechanics (PACM). 

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Jeffrey Bennighof was honored with The University of Texas at Austin’s Commercialization of the Year Award as part of the university’s 2019 Top Invent and Innovate program.

You can get an ink tattoo anywhere you want, but what if you got an electronic tattoo — and it monitors your heart? A team of engineers led by Professor Nanshu Lu has created a device that does just that.

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Takashi Tanaka received an Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Award for research that will provide new tools and insights used in path planning for autonomous decision-making systems.

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Professor Maruthi Akella and students spent the past two years collaborating with NASA-JSC on a technology demonstration project that could help make space travel safer for astronauts and the spacecraft that transport them.