SPOTLIGHT Archive

  • Research Spotlight: Undergraduate CSR Researcher Kaylee Champion Receives National Science Foundation Fellowship Award April 5, 2021
    April 5, 2021 Four students and one alumna from the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics (ASE/EM) have received the National Science Foundation (NSF) highly competitive Graduate Research Fellowship Program award (GRFP) for 2021. The GRFP recruits high-potential, early-career scientists and engineers and supports their graduate research training in STEM. The program also supports broadening science ...
  • Undergraduate Research Spotlight: Dillan McDonald Receives Honorable Mention December 1, 2020
    NOVEMBER 30, 2020 Aerospace engineering senior Dillan McDonald was selected for an Honorable Mention as part of the 2020 Universities Space Research Association (USRA) Distinguished Undergraduate Awards. McDonald was one of 11 Honorable Mentions selected from 126 applicants by a review panel consisting of faculty at USRA’s member institutions. The USRA, established in 1969, is an independent, ...
  • Himanshu Save Awarded NASA Exceptional Public Service Medal October 6, 2020
    Dear All – Please join me in congratulating Himanshu on receiving the NASA Exceptional Public Service Medal, for which the citation reads: “…For exceptional service managing the GRACE and GRACE-FO Science Operations and delivering excellent performance and science data quality.” I add my thanks to Himanshu for all his hard work and imaginative contributions in making our ...
  • Byron Tapley Wins ASEE/AIAA Outstanding Educator Award in Aerospace Engineering July 7, 2020
    Professor Emeritus Byron Tapley was selected to receive the 2020 John Leland Atwood award presented jointly by the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Aerospace Division and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Established in 1985, the award is given annually to honor an outstanding educator in the field of aerospace engineering. Recipients receive a ...
  • Advanced Moon Navigation Tech Picked for NASA’s Small Spacecraft Technology Program Initiative June 4, 2020
    Under NASA’s Artemis program, the agency plans to send humans back to the moon by 2024 — and small spacecraft will help blaze the trail. A partnership between The University of Texas at Austin and NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston was one of nine university-led groups selected by NASA to advance these spacecraft, which can be as small as ...
  • Tracking COVID-19 in Texas April 16, 2020
    In response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Texas, CSR’s Mid-American Geospatial Information Center (MAGIC) team is providing crisis decision support to the Texas State Operations Center in Austin and to emergency managers around the state. A public website (moves.csr.utexas.edu/covid19/) allows access to some of the data used for state support through the ...
  • TSGC’s SEES Wins “Best Presentation” April 6, 2018
    Dr. Tim Urban, Director, and Margaret Baguio, Program Manager for Education and Outreach, for Texas Space Grant Consortium presented a paper at the 2018 ASEE Gulf-Southwest Section Annual Meeting about the STEM Enhancement in Earth Science (SEES) project.  The conference, held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at University of Texas at Austin ...
  • NASA Seeks Graduate Student Research Proposals January 21, 2018
    NASA is seeking student authored and independently conceived graduate research proposals. The deadline for proposal submission is March 20, 2018. The purpose of the NASA Fellowship Activity 2018 is to support the vitality and diversity of the STEM workforce of NASA and the United States by training and funding graduate students during their STEM academic endeavors ...
  • Texas Space Grant Consortium Program Office May 13, 2015
    The mission of the Texas Space Grant Consortium is to ensure that the benefits of space research and technology are available to all Texans.
  • CSR@AGU Fall 2014 April 29, 2015
    CSR presenters were well represented among the 24,000 researchers who attended 2014’s largest Earth and Space Science meeting in the world.