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New Study Measures Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Production and Offers Insights into Two Large Sources

New Study Measures Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Production and Offers Insights into Two Large Sources

Researchers find a small percentage of wells accounts for the majority of emissions.

Students Roll Out Projects on HornRaiser — UT’s First Crowdfunding Platform

Students Roll Out Projects on HornRaiser — UT’s First Crowdfunding Platform

Students at The University of Texas at Austin are taking advantage of HornRaiser, the university’s first crowdfunding platform, to garner community support for innovative extracurricular projects that embrace the university’s motto, “What Starts Here Changes the World.”

Five from UT Austin Elected Fellows of National Science Organization

AUSTIN, Texas — A neuroscientist, a chemical engineer, a mechanical engineer, a molecular biologist and a pharmaceutical researcher who are faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Engineering Student Becomes Second UT Austin Rhodes Scholar for 2015

Engineering Student Becomes Second UT Austin Rhodes Scholar for 2015

AUSTIN, Texas — University of Texas at Austin student Sai Gourisankar, a Plan II and chemical engineering senior, has been awarded a 2015 Rhodes Scholarship, one of the most distinguished graduate scholarships in the world. He becomes the 30th UT Austin student to receive the award and the second this year.

Lighter, Cheaper Radio Wave Device Could Transform Telecommunications

Lighter, Cheaper Radio Wave Device Could Transform Telecommunications

AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have achieved a milestone in modern wireless and cellular telecommunications, creating a radically smaller, more efficient radio wave circulator that could be used in cellphones and other wireless devices, as reported in the latest issue of Nature Physics.

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.