ANNOUNCEMENTS Archive

  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...