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University of Texas at Austin Honors World-Changing Achievements of Two Faculty Inventors

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

White House Presents 2009 Enrico Fermi Award to John Goodenough for Lifetime Achievements

White House Presents 2009 Enrico Fermi Award to John Goodenough for Lifetime Achievements

The University of Texas at Austin engineering Professor John Goodenough, who developed materials critical to the development of lightweight and rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, ushering in the wireless revolution, has been awarded the Enrico Fermi Award, one of the most distinguished science and technology honors given by the White House.