ANNOUNCEMENTS Archive

  • CSR affiliates among inaugural inductees into ASE/EM Academy of Distinguished Alumni April 18, 2019 This spring, the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics (ASE/EM) at The University of Texas at Austin established its Academy of Distinguished Alumni to honor graduates of the aerospace and engineering mechanics programs who have led distinguished careers in industry, government or academia, and to recognize their outstanding accomplishments. Twenty-four Cockrell School of Engineering ASE/EM alumni and ...
  • Aerospace Engineering Graduate Program Rises to No. 7 in U.S. March 18, 2019 The aerospace engineering graduate program in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin rose to No. 7 in the U.S. according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 graduate program rankings, affirming its position as one of the elite aerospace engineering programs across the nation. Graduate students enrolled in the UT ...
  • SEES Internship Experience: This Summer I Became a NASA… December 12, 2018 NASA, Texas Space Grant Consortium, and The University of Texas at Austin Center for Space Research Summer Intern Program is a nationally competitive STEM program for high school students. Application Deadline for the 2019 Program is March 1, 2019. For eligibility, project choices, and how to apply, please visit http://www.tsgc.utexas.edu/sees-internship/ Hear what former interns had to say ...
  • Srinivas Bettadpur Receives NASA Exceptional Public Achievement Medal August 13, 2018 Srinivas Bettadpur, an associate professor of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics and the director of the Center for Space Research at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded the NASA Exceptional Public Achievement Medal by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The award, established in 2012, is presented annually to individuals who have ...
  • Byron Tapley Honored with NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal August 1, 2018 Byron Tapley, Professor Emeritus of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has been selected to receive the 2018 NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, NASA’s highest honor awarded to any non-government individual who has personally contributed to NASA’s advancement of the United States’ interests. The ...
  • GRACE Operations Team Recognized with 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award June 8, 2018 The GRACE Operations Team was presented with the 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award at The 15th International Conference on Space Operations, which was held in Marseille, France. Our own Himanshu Save and Ab Davis were two of the ten team members recognized by name, with the other eight being located at the German Space Operations Center (GSOC), ...
  • Srinivas Bettadpur Named Director of Center for Space Research February 7, 2018 Srinivas Bettadpur, an associate professor of the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics (ASE/EM) at The University of Texas at Austin, has been named director of the Center for Space Research at the Cockrell School of Engineering. Since its establishment in 1981 with ASE/EM professor Byron Tapley at the helm, the Center for Space Research ...
  • Dr. Fowler: A Celebrated Teacher for Over 50 Years December 30, 2016 There is hardly any empty space on the walls of Professor Wallace Fowler’s office. The shelves that run from the ground up not only hold books; they also keep student work, graduate course reference material and memories all the way back to his high school years. In his collection, he keeps a copy of the ...
  • Two UT Austin Professors Elected to National Academy of Engineering February 10, 2016 The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced today that David R. Maidment, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering, and Bridget R. Scanlon, senior research scientist in the Jackson School of Geosciences, have been elected to the prestigious academy. They are two of 80 new members and 22 new foreign members to join the NAE in ...
  • In Memoriam July 12, 2015 The Center is deeply saddened to announce that its Associate Director, Professor Bob E. Schutz, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on June 7, 2015. Dr. Schutz joined the ASE/EM faculty at The University of Texas at Austin in 1969. His research interests included space geodesy and its applications, space geodetic instrumentation, orbital mechanics, mission planning and computational techniques. He ...