David G. Hull has been elected Fellow of the American Astronautical Society.

Mary F. Wheeler has been selected to receive an Honorary Doctorate from Universiteit Eindhoven.

E. Glenn Lightsey, Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, has been named an AIAA Associate Fellow, effective 2006.

J. Tinsley Oden was notified that he will be awarded the Doctor Honoris Causa degree from Ecole Normale Superieure Cachan (ENSC), France.

The Department of Energy (DoE) announced recently that the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) at The University of Texas at Austin will be awarded a $1.2 million research grant on computational modeling of multi-scale phenomena.