ANNOUNCEMENTS Archive

  • 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 ...
  • Dr. Michael Watkins Named New CSR Director May 14, 2015 Dr. Michael Watkins, the NASA mission operations chief leader responsible for the Mars Curiosity rover, is returning to his roots as the next director of the U.T. Center for Space Research.
  • Dr. Bob Schutz Elected to National Academy of Engineering April 29, 2015 Dr. Bob E. Schutz has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the highest professional distinctions bestowed upon an engineer. Schutz is a professor in the department of Aerospace