Honors and Recognition

Honors Spotlight:

Moriba Jah

Moriba Jah, Ph.D

Associate Professor
Department of Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

Awarded a MacArthur Fellowship

Moriba Jah has been awarded a MacArthur Fellowship from the John D. and Catherine MacArthur Foundation “for envisioning transparent and collaborative solutions for creating a circular space economy that improves oversight of Earth’s orbital spheres.” Dr. Jah’s work tracks and monitors the more than 30,000 human-made objects orbiting the earth.

The MacArthur Fellows Program awards unrestricted fellowships to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction. UT has had nine previous winners.

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