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The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics (ASE/EM) Academy of Distinguished Alumni in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin was established to honor graduates of the aerospace, computational and engineering mechanics programs who have led distinguished careers in industry, government or academia, and to recognize their outstanding accomplishments.

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Academy of Distinguished Alumni Board Members

Byron Tapley, President
Dan Deans, Vice President
Wallace Fowler, Past President
Clint Dawson, Permanent Secretary-Treasurer


Thank you to our Gold Sponsors for supporting the 2024 banquet and induction ceremony:

MORI Associates with Dan and Cathy Deans

Wally and Marsha Fowler

Tom and Mimi McKnight

Kenneth C. (K.C.) and Theresa S. Williams

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