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UT-Austin to Host Carbon Capture and Storage Conference

The University of Texas at Austin will host the world’s leading conference on carbon capture and storage research, the 12th international Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies conference (GHGT-12), Oct. 5-9, 2014.

Professor Wins $750,000 Engineering Prize for Mobile Medical Tool

Professor Wins $750,000 Engineering Prize for Mobile Medical Tool

AUSTIN, Texas — Yuebing Zheng, a mechanical engineering assistant professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, was selected for the prestigious Beckman Young Investigator Award.

UT Austin Engineering Professor Makes Top Innovators Under 35 List

UT Austin Engineering Professor Makes Top Innovators Under 35 List

AUSTIN, Texas — MIT Technology Review has named Cockrell School of Engineering assistant professor Guihua Yu to its prestigious list of the world’s top 35 Innovators Under the age of 35. Yu was chosen for his work developing materials that could drive advancements in energy storage, health monitoring and environmental cleanup.

Cockrell School Alumnus Leaves $35 Million for Scholarships to Texas’ Top Engineering Students

An alumnus of the Cockrell School of Engineering left $35 million for scholarships that will benefit Texas' top engineering students.

Chevron Invests $800,000 in The University of Texas at Austin

Chevron Corp. recently announced an $800,000 gift to The University of Texas at Austin through its University Partnership Program, mainly to support programs in the McCombs School of Business, Cockrell School of Engineering and Jackson School of Geosciences, the primary areas where Chevron recruits employees.

Fly’s Super-Hearing Power Could Aid Humans

Fly’s Super-Hearing Power Could Aid Humans

A team of researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has developed a tiny, low-power device that mimics a fly’s hearing mechanism.

Race is On for Best Solar Car of 2014

Race is On for Best Solar Car of 2014

The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin will host the nation’s two biggest collegiate solar car races — the Formula Sun Grand Prix and the American Solar Challenge. Student solar car teams from universities around the world, including UT Austin, will be in Austin to compete in the two back-to-back competitions.

Researchers Invent ‘Meta Mirror’ to Help Advance Nonlinear Optical Systems

Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have created a new nonlinear metasurface, or meta mirror, that could one day enable the miniaturization of laser systems.

UT Austin Receives $12 Million to Help U.S. Curtail Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded The University of Texas at Austin a $12 million grant to fund carbon storage research aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

UT Engineer Named Dean of Cockrell School

UT Engineer Named Dean of Cockrell School

AUSTIN, Texas —  Sharon L. Wood has been named the ninth dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. A professor of structural engineering and an expert on the earthquake response of concrete structures, Wood has served as interim dean since October 2013 and will assume the post permanently…   » Continue Reading