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UT Austin Research Will Help Cities Rebuild After Earthquakes

Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin are conducting a study that will help a city rebuild after a string of earthquakes, thanks to a boost from the U.S. National Science Foundation and the government of New Zealand. The knowledge gained could one day help set building codes in earthquake-prone areas in the United…   » Continue Reading

Engineers Host Benefit Concert for Global Communities in Need

Event: Students from the Cockrell School of Engineering will hold a benefit concert, featuring When the Lights Turn Red, to support water projects for rural communities in South America and Africa. When: 6-11 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6. Where: Cherrywood Coffeehouse, 1400 E 38th 1/2 St. Background: Recognizing that nearly 20 percent of the world's population…   » Continue Reading

Technology to Be Taught to Construction Workers Using $1 Million National Science Foundation Grant

A collaborative research team from The University of Texas at Austin Cockrell School of Engineering and School of Information has received a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to teach construction professionals to incorporate cutting-edge technology into everyday tasks.