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Texas Engineers Join Space Force Operation, Bringing Robots to Space

Texas Engineers are participating in a groundbreaking U.S. Space Force operation that will propel innovative technologies for in-space operations.

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Self-Propelling Satellites and Reentry Shields Among New Projects for Tom Underwood

Learn more about Tom Underwood's research on sustained missions in low Earth orbit, protecting fast-moving spacecraft as they reenter the atmosphere, limiting emissions in semiconductor manufacturing and clean hydrogen production.

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Ira Narang Wins Best Undergraduate Research Presentation for Flood Modeling

Undergraduate computational engineering student Ira Narang was awarded UTRGV's Best Undergraduate Oral Presentation in Earth, Environmental, and Marine Sciences for her work on modeling dune erosion and storm surge.

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5 Questions with Outstanding Scholar-Leader Matthew Nattier

Matthew Nattier is the recipient of the 2024 Cockrell School of Engineering Outstanding Scholar-Leader award.

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Space Tech Entrepreneurship

Introducing the new Space Tech Graduate Specialization for M.S. and Ph.D. students, which is open to all technical areas and comprised of topics in aerospace tech, with a solid foundation in business and entrepreneurship.

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