ANNOUNCEMENTS Archive

  • CSR mourns the passing of Professor Hans Mark December 22, 2021
    In tribute to Hans Mark (1929-2021) – engineer, pioneer, visionary, public servant, teacher, mentor, advisor … and a good friend “Professor Mark was indeed a giant in aerospace – in both atmospheric and space flight, in their broadest dimensions. I was very fortunate to have him take an interest in my career, as well, and to ...
  • Dr. Srinivas Bettadpur and Dr. Ryan Russell Promoted to Professor at UT ASE/EM August 30, 2021
    Three ASE/EM Faculty Members Promoted to Professor Three faculty members in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics have been promoted to the rank of professor, effective Sept. 1, 2021 – Srinivas Bettadpur, Todd Humphreys and Ryan Russell. All have made significant impacts on the department’s teaching and research efforts. Srinivas Bettadpur’s research expertise lies in space ...
  • Dr. Maruthi Akella Wins American Astronautical Society’s Dirk Brouwer Award January 15, 2021
    Maruthi Akella, a professor in the Cockrell School’s Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics (ASE/EM), has been selected to receive the Dirk Brouwer Award by the American Astronautical Society (AAS). The award recognizes significant technical contributions to space flight mechanics and astrodynamics. It was established in 1972 as a flagship award given annually to honor Dirk ...
  • Dr. Ann Chen Honored with 2020 LUNAR Council Teaching Award November 24, 2020
    Ann Chen, an assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics (ASE/EM), was selected as the winner of the 2020 ASE/EM LUNAR Council Teaching Award. Established in 2015, the award is given annually to one Texas ASE/EM faculty member who has made a positive impact on students’ educational experience through superior teaching. The ...
  • Gravity, Geoid and Height Systems 2020 Meeting Cancelled July 5, 2020
    International Symposium GGHS2020: Gravity, Geoid and Height Systems 2020 “EARTH’S GRAVITY FIELD AND THE NEXT DECADE” As a result of continued disruption due to the coronavirus pandemic, GGHS2020 is cancelled. The next Gravity, Geoid, and Height Systems Symposium will be planned for 2022. Please monitor the IAG & IGFS websites for information, in due course, on the 2022 meeting.
  • COVID-19 Gravity, Geoid and Height Systems 2020 Meeting Update April 17, 2020
    International Symposium GGHS2020: Gravity, Geoid and Height Systems 2020 “EARTH’S GRAVITY FIELD AND THE NEXT DECADE” As a result of continued disruption due to the coronavirus pandemic, GGHS2020 will not be held on the designated Sep 15-18, 2020 dates. More information on alternative plans will follow.
  • SAVE THE DATE: Gravity, Geoid and Height Systems 2020 December 20, 2019
    International Symposium GGHS2020: Gravity, Geoid and Height Systems 2020 “EARTH’S GRAVITY FIELD AND THE NEXT DECADE” GGHS2020: The 3rd joint meeting of the International Gravity Field Service and Commission 2 of the International Association of Geodesy will be held in Austin, Texas USA, Sep 15-18, 2020. The science of the earth’s gravity field and its time changes are developing ...
  • Dr. Maruthi Akella Selected to be the New Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Astronautical Sciences November 22, 2019
    Meet Dr. Maruthi Akella, the New Editor-in-Chief of the JAS By Emily Cavanagh The AAS is excited to introduce you to our new Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of the Astronautical Sciences (JAS), Dr. Maruthi Akella. Following a thorough evaluation of a pool of highly qualified applicants, an AAS committee unanimously selected Dr. Maruthi Akella to this prestigious ...
  • Spring Greening in Central Texas July 29, 2019
    Rain followed by warmer temperatures and longer days converge to trigger a green spring in Texas. 2019 highlights this appealing phenomenon. For almost two decades, CSR has monitored the seasonal response of regional vegetation during periods of ample rainfall separated by prolonged droughts. Satellite sensors can capture early indications of changing patterns in the vitality of Texas ...
  • CSR and NIED/Japan Sign Memorandum of Understanding May 30, 2019
    UT Center for Space Research (CSR) and the Japan National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED,http://www.bosai.go.jp/e/) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote research cooperation, with a view to contribute to advancement of scientific research, technological development, and practical applications in the field of disaster response and resilience, remote sensing, engineering, ...