Event: The first University of Texas at Austin Inventor of the Year Awards, honoring professors John Goodenough and Adam Heller. Their inventions in energy and healthcare have had societal and economic impact throughout the world. When: 5:30-7 p.m., Dec. 6 Where: Ballroom, AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, 1900 University Ave., Austin, Texas, 78705 Background:… » Continue Reading
A poll released today by The University of Texas at Austin found less than 14 percent of Americans think the country is headed in the right direction on energy. Of more than 3,400 consumers surveyed, 84 percent were worried about U.S. consumption of oil from foreign sources and 76 percent about a lack of progress… » Continue Reading
A team of master of business administration (MBA) students from the McCombs School of Business won first place and $10,000 at the seventh annual National Energy Finance Challenge on Sept. 30. This is the second year in a row a team from McCombs took home the top prize, and the fifth national case competition won… » Continue Reading
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).
Shell and The University of Texas at Austin today signed a five-year agreement to invest $7.5 million to address short- and long-term challenges facing the growing worldwide unconventional oil and gas industry.
One of the Largest Facilities For Growing Algae for Biofuels Opens at The University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin, in partnership with AlgEternal Technologies and Georg Fischer Piping Systems, has officially opened one of the largest of-its-kind algae growth demonstration facilities for biofuels in the country.
Engineering, Natural Sciences Faculty Receive NSF Grant to Study Materials Critical for New Technologies
Faculty at The University of Texas at Austin have been awarded a nearly $3 million competitive grant from the National Science Foundation to study materials that are vital to the development of a broad range of technologies, including everything from cell phones to large-scale energy storage.
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
The University of Texas at Austin Announces Agreement for Rechargeable Battery Patents with Hydro-Quebec
The University of Texas at Austin has announced an agreement with Canada-based Hydro-Quebec for lithium-ion material technology invented and patented by Dr. John Goodenough, a world-renowned scientist at the university.
Event: The University of Texas at Austin and its Facilities Services Department mark the completion of a solar power system installed on the J. J. Pickle Research Campus (PRC). When: 10:30 a.m., June 2 Where: J. J. Pickle Research Campus, 10100 Burnet Road. Entrance between US 183 and Braker Lane. Maps are available online. Background:… » Continue Reading