The University of Texas at Austin, Rice University and Texas A&M University have received a three-year, $3.75 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to become a regional innovation hub that translates academic research into useful technologies with commercial applications.
Researcher’s findings help detect and diagnose threatening illnesses
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.
The University of Texas System Board of Regents has unanimously approved $23 million for improvements that will increase connectivity and computer capacity for all 15 University of Texas institutions, support research projects and foster stronger collaborations among scientists in Texas and around the world.
Silicon Valley Entrepreneur and Researcher to Lead Commercialization at The University of Texas at Austin
Richard A. Miller, M.D., a veteran biotechnology entrepreneur from Silicon Valley, has been named chief commercialization officer and research professor at The University of Texas at Austin.
The University of Texas at Austin Receives $56 Million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
University of Texas at Austin researchers have received 123 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grants for nearly $56 million.
University of Texas at Austin Biologists and Engineers in $25 Million Project to Develop Jet Fuel from Algal Oil
Biologists and engineers at The University of Texas at Austin have been selected to be a part of a $25 million project that would transform algal oil to jet fuel.
The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) has named Dan C. Stanzione Jr. to the newly created position of deputy director at the center. As deputy director, Stanzione will track the center’s vision, strategy and planning, ensure effective and efficient operations of center-wide activities and programs, and articulate the center’s impact and plans to the broader scientific community. He will also play a key role in funding new activities through proposals and partnerships. He will officially begin in this role in June 2009.
Dr. Steven Kornguth, a neuroscientist and biochemist, has been appointed director of the Imaging Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin.
The "Ranger" supercomputer, funded by the National Science Foundation Office of Cyberinfrastructure as the first of the new Track2 HPC acquisitions, is scheduled to be in full production at the Texas Advanced Computer Center (TACC) in January 2008.