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Personalizing Cancer Care with Digital Twins of Brain Tumors

Imagine a world where cancer treatment is not a one-size-fits-all approach. Enter the digital twin, a mathematical model that virtually represents a physical object and the way that object changes — in this case, a brain tumor. Because the digital twin is personalized to the individual patient, it can predict response to treatment and provide doctors with targeted advice.

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UT Center for Space Research Outreach Program Wins NASA Award

The STEM Enhancement in Earth Science (SEES) High School Summer Internship Program has been awarded a NASA Group Achievement Award for 2023. SEES, a nationally competitive STEM program for high school students hosted by The University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Space Research (CSR), exposes selected interns to Earth and space research.

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Student Profile: Maritza Miranda

Meet Maritza Miranda, a Class of 2025 aerospace engineering major selected to receive Aviation Week Network’s 2023 Wings Club Foundation Scholarship.

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Computational Mechanics Conference Celebrates Thomas J.R. Hughes's 80th Birthday

The 2023 Advances in Computational Mechanics (ACM) Conference marked a momentous milestone as it celebrated the 80th birthday of Thomas J.R. Hughes. The celebration was in conjunction with the thematic conference, held October 22-25, which featured a special track on Computational Fluid-Structure Interaction: Frontiers in Methods and Applications.

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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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