EVENTS Archive

  • 7-12-18 | A Cosmic Perspective: Searching for Aliens, Finding Ourselves July 3, 2018 DATE AND TIME Thursday, July 12, 2018 7:00 pm CDT LOCATION Engineering and Education Research Center (EER) Mulva Auditorium (EER 0.904) 2501 Speedway Austin, TX 78712 NOTE: This event is free and open to the public. Are we alone? Is there intelligent life beyond Earth? Explore these age-old questions with the scientist whose distinguished career served as inspiration for Carl Sagan’s Contact. Jill Tarter, Chair Emeritus ...
  • 2-22-18 | An Inside Look at the Aviation and Aerospace Industry February 13, 2018 DATE AND TIME Thu, February 22, 2018 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM CST LOCATION Engineering and Education Research Center (EER) 2501 Speedway Mulva Auditorium Austin, TX 78712 NOTE: This event is open to all UT Austin students (undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D.) Interested in aviation and aerospace, but not sure how your degree can be applied to the industry or what career opportunities there are ...
  • 10-23-17 | Geodetic Constraints on Subduction Zone Slip in Alaska as a Function of Space and Time October 19, 2017 Speaker Dr. Jeff Freymueller Geophysics Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks Time and Place October 23, 2017 – Monday – 2:00 PM WPR Building, Conference Room 2.806 3925 W. Braker Lane, Suite 200, Austin, Texas 78759 Thrust earthquakes at subduction zones are the largest on Earth, and can have devastating consequences. We now recognize that the slip behavior of these important faults can be ...
  • 7-28-17 | 2017 SEES High School Summer Internship Presentations July 27, 2017 Please join us tomorrow for the final presentations by the SEES interns on Friday, July 28, 2017  from 1-4 PM at WPR Building, 3925 W. Braker Lane, Suite 200, Austin, Texas 78759 in the auditorium. 1:00 pm Welcome to Project Presentations (Auditorium) 1:05 pm Aerospace Engineering 1:25 pm ICESat 1:45 pm Moon Exploration Team 2:05 pm Emergency Preparedness 2:25 pm Break 2:35 ...
  • 8-1-17 | On the synergistic use of SAR constellations’ data exploitation for Earth Science, Cryosphere and infrastructure monitoring July 26, 2017 Speaker Dr. Pietro Milillo NASA/JPL-Caltech Time and Place August 1, 2017 – Tuesday – 2:00 PM WPR Building, Conference Room 2.806 3925 W. Braker Lane, Suite 200, Austin, Texas 78759 Several current and expected future SAR satellites missions (e.g., COSMO-SkyMed (CSK), Sentinel-1A/B and Tandem- X/PAZ) are designed as constellations of SAR sensors. Relative to single satellite systems, such constellations can provide greater spatial coverage ...
  • Registration and Call for Abstracts for GRACE Mission Programmatic Science Team Meeting July 26, 2017 The GRACE Mission Programmatic Science Team Meeting is scheduled for October 10-12, 2017, in Austin, Texas. A Call for Abstracts for this meeting are now being accepted. For more information, please click here. Registration Deadline is Sunday, October 1, 2017. Registration fee is $200 USD per person. Please register as soon as you know you will be ...
  • 05-15-17 | The Promise and Challenges of High Rate GNSS for Environmental Monitoring and Response May 5, 2017 Speaker Dr. John LaBrecque Global Geodetic Observing System, West Palm Beach, FL, US Research Affiliate, University of Texas at Austin Time and Place May 15, 2017 – Monday – 3:00 PM WPR Building, Conference Room 2.806 3925 W. Braker Lane, Suite 200, Austin, Texas 78759 The decadal vision Global Geodetic Observing System recognizes the potential of high rate real time GNSS for environmental monitoring. The ...
  • March 16, 2017 Speaker Dr. Sheng-wey Chiow Quantum Sciences and Technology Group, JPL Time and Place March 16, 2017 – Thursday – 2:00 PM WPR Building, Conference Room 2.806 3925 W. Braker Lane, Suite 200, Austin, Texas 78759 In quantum mechanics, atoms are described by wave functions that can be split into superposition and be recombined to interfere. Atom interferometers are textbook illustrations of such ...
  • 02-21-17 | Using spaceborne InSAR to characterize the active layer freeze-thaw cycle at Toolik, Alaska February 21, 2017 Speaker Dr. Ann Chen Center for Space Research Time and Place February 21, 2017 – Tuesday – 2:00 PM WPR Building, Conference Room 2.806 3925 W. Braker Lane, Suite 200, Austin, Texas 78759 Coffee & cookies will be served For further information, please contact 471-5573
  • 02-14-17 | Multi-algorithmic Hybrid Attitude Determination and Control System for CubeSats February 14, 2017 Speaker Dr. Dae Young Lee Center for Space Research Time and Place February 14, 2017 – Tuesday – 2:00 PM WPR Building, Conference Room 2.806 3925 W. Braker Lane, Suite 200, Austin, Texas 78759 More accurate and flexible attitude maneuvering capability is demanded for extending applications of CubeSats. In this seminar, an autonomous conditionbased switching method from among a family of control and estimation ...