As crews work to clean up oil from Saturday’s fuel leak in Galveston Bay, Texas experts offer insight into ramifications of spills for companies and the general public. Specialists on petroleum production, Texas wildlife, environmental law and policy from The University of Texas at Austin are available to help evaluate the incident and broader energy issues… » Continue Reading
Energy Secretary Moniz Commends UT Austin for Fostering Energy Research and Spurring Commercialization
Academic institutions such as The University of Texas at Austin serve an essential role in furthering scientific research that can help drive the commercialization of transformative products and services, said U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz during a visit to Austin on Thursday.
Provost Among Four UT Austin Engineers Elected to National Academy, the Highest Number of Members Elected Among U.S. Universities in 2014
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced today that Gregory L. Fenves, executive vice president and provost of The University of Texas at Austin, is one of four professors from the Cockrell School of Engineering to be elected to the prestigious academy this year.
Austin Technology Incubator Recognizes Manoj Saxena and Michael Webber for Contributions to Tech Community
The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC² Institute at The University of Texas at Austin, has recognized a veteran entrepreneur and a renowned faculty member with a pair of awards that honor their accomplishments and contributions the technology community.
Professor Thomas F. Edgar, a chemical engineer with extensive teaching, administrative, research and industry experience, has been named interim director of the Energy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin.
The Energy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin will renew its ongoing lecture series on energy-related issues today with a presentation from former Austin Energy General Manager Roger Duncan.
The President's Sustainability Steering Committee at The University of Texas at Austin will host the 2nd Annual UT Campus Sustainability Symposium on Friday, Sept. 23 in the Legislative Assembly Room of the Student Activity Center (SAC).
The Energy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin will kick off the first installment in a new, ongoing lecture series designed to provide a platform for students and faculty to interact on energy-related issues. The first lecture in the UT Energy Symposium (UT ES) will be held Thursday, Sept. 1, from 5:15 p.m.-6:15… » Continue Reading
University of Texas at Austin Researchers to Conduct Comprehensive Study of Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale Gas
A research team at The University of Texas at Austin will conduct a comprehensive review of the science, policy and environmental issues surrounding hydraulic fracturing of shale gas, it was announced today.
Earth Day will be celebrated on Friday, April 22. Faculty experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on topics ranging from the building of sustainable communities to plant ecology and environmental policies.