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Academic Advisors Are Not:

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Adele Magnani

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Academic Advisors Are NOT
Join a FIG!
Welcome to Aerospace Engineering!
Your Academic Advisors
Adele Magnani Sarah Kitten
Guidance counselors
Responsible for tracking your every move while at UT
Your reminder to go to class
Your alarm clock
Career counselors

Peer Advisors:
Front line for advising
Provide registration/course selection help
Have been in your shoes!
1) Your Name
2) Where You're From
3) Something Unique

4) Why are you interested in Aerospace Engineering?
A) Love planes and/or spaceflight.
B) I’d rather do a complex equation than write a paper.
C) I want to contribute my ideas to the field.
D) I’ve wanted to do this since I started walking.
E) I enjoy being challenged.
passion for science and math
want to be challenged
love planes lifelong passion love spaceflight
hope to contribute to the space program childhood dream love of exploration
fascination with the unknown of the universe multidisciplinary learning
Basic Sequence vs.
Major Sequence

2.5 minimum GPA to be admitted to Major Sequence
Quiz Question:
What are the two technical
Quiz Question:
Quiz Question:
Toulouse, France
Sheffield, England
Delft, The Netherlands

A) Atmospheric & Climate
B) Space & Hemisphere
C) Trains & Planes
D) Space & Atmospheric
What is your catalog year?
A) Summer 2015
B) 2016 - 2018
C) 2014 - 2016
D) The year you were born
What is the minimum letter grade required in all coursework (except core curriculum)?
A) D+
B) C-
C) C
D) B

Armstrongs, Earharts
Glenns, Wrights, Von Brauns,
Lindberghs, Goddards

Other Engineering FIGs

Student Projects & Organizations
Four Cor
room that
Quiz Question:
Name a city where you can study abroad for ASE:
A) Berlin
B) Delft
C) London
D) Beijing
Quiz Question:
Which of the following IS an ASE student organization?
A) Deep Space Nine
B) Hover bike Builders
C) Design Build Glide
Visit With Faculty
Dr. Noel Clemens
Space = Space Flight

Aero = Atmospheric Flight

Aerospace Engineering

Our graduates: 70% go to industry; 30% to graduate school
Why work?
Duh, had enough school; time to make money
Why graduate school?
Desire to specialize in a topic of interest
Potential for more challenging work in industry
Desire career in research

Upon Graduation:
Work or Graduate School?

Supplements coursework with ‘hands-on’ experience
Student Projects
DBF, LRA, UAV, Solar Car, microgravity
Apply engineering knowledge/skills to perform a prescribed design task
Work on open-ended problems that no one knows the answer to (exploring the unknown)
Typically for high-performing students with demonstrated aptitude for theory and analysis

Extracurricular Experiences


Booz Allen Hamilton
Capital One
Caterpillar Inc
Ford Motor Company
Ascendant Technology
Lincoln Electric
Samsung Austin Semiconductor
Solar Power Technologies
Subsea 7(US) LLC
Tower Engineering Professionals
Transformer Protector Corp
US Navy Officers
2H Offshore
Halliburton Company
Palantir Solutions
Searce Inc
Wood Group
C & J Energy


ATK Alliant Techsystems
NASA Jet Propulsion Lab
MDA Information Systems
United Launch Alliance
United Space Alliance
American Airlines
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)
United States Air Force
Cessna Aircraft Company
Edwards Air Force Base
General Electric Company
Gore Design
Greene, Tweed & Co
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp
L2 Aviation
L-3 Communications
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Bell Helicopter
ASE Student Employment

Jet Noise

Scramjet Propulsion

Measuring Earth’s Gravity from Space

Spacecraft trajectories

Dynamic Fracture


Planetary Atmospheres


Plasma Propulsion

Aerospace Research

Simulation of Automobile Vibrations and Noise

Non-Aerospace Research

Mechanics of Stents

Storm Surge Modeling

Laser Measurements for Human Health

Bio-integrated Electronics

Hydraulic Fracture


Gas-turbine engines and power plants

Atmospheric Re-entry

Laser-based imaging of combustion and hypersonic flows


Individual Discovery
“Research is creating new knowledge.” –Neil Armstrong

Conversations with Faculty
“It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.” –Wilbur Wright

Involvement in Organizations
"The most effective way to do it, is to do it.”
-Amelia Earhart

Self-evaluation and Reflection
“Mars is there, waiting to be reached.”
– Buzz Aldrin

Success In Aerospace
Clemens’ Research
Experimental Fluid Mechanics

Registration Help
Begins at 1:30 p.m.
WRW Basement

Student Responsibility
Academic Advising
The University views sound academic advising as a significant responsibility in educating students. Academic advisers assist students in developing intellectual potential and exploring educational opportunities and life goals: learn about educational options, degree requirements, and academic policies and procedures; to clarify educational objectives; to plan and pursue programs consistent with abilities, interests, and life goals.

Ultimately, the student is responsible for seeking adequate academic advice, for knowing and meeting degree requirements, and for enrolling in appropriate courses to ensure orderly and timely progress toward a degree.

Student Responsibility
While University faculty and staff members give students academic advice and assistance, each student is expected to take responsibility for his or her education and personal development. The student must know and abide by the academic and disciplinary policies given in the Undergraduate Catalog and the General Information Catalog.

The student must give correct local and permanent postal addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail address to the Office of the Registrar and to the offices of the student's deans and must notify these offices immediately of any changes. Official correspondence is sent to the postal or e-mail address last given to the registrar; if the student has failed to correct this address, he or she will not be relieved of responsibility on the grounds that the correspondence was not delivered.

All students should be familiar with the following sources of information:
General Information Catalog: gives important information about academic policies and procedures that apply to all students.

Undergraduate Catalog:
gives information about degrees offered by the undergraduate divisions and lists the faculty. The chapter for each college or school describes the academic policies and procedures that apply to students in that division and lists the division's undergraduate courses.

Course Schedule:
available before registration for each semester and summer session. It includes information about registration procedures; times, locations, instructors, prerequisites, and special fees of classes offered; and advising locations.

Advising in
WRW 215

Advice From the Class Before You:
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