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Engineers Build World’s Smallest, Fastest Nanomotor

Engineers Build World’s Smallest, Fastest Nanomotor

AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have built the smallest, fastest and longest-running tiny synthetic motor to date. The team’s nanomotor is an important step toward developing miniature machines that could one day move through the body to administer insulin for diabetics when needed, or…   » Continue Reading

Computer Memory Could Increase Fivefold From UT Research

Computer Memory Could Increase Fivefold From UT Research

The new technology, developed by University of Texas at Austin chemists and engineers, is being given a real-world test run in collaboration with one of the world’s leading innovators in disk drives.

Larry Faulkner Nanoscience Building Dedicated at University of Texas

Event: Dedication ceremony for the Larry R. Faulkner Nanoscience and Technology Building. When: Thursday, Oct. 27. Ceremony 4:30–5:30 p.m. Building tours 5:30–7 p.m. Where: Larry R. Faulkner Nanoscience and Technology (FNT) Building on The University of Texas at Austin campus near East 24th Street and Speedway. Background: The University of Texas at Austin’s Larry R.…   » Continue Reading

Prominent Chemist Paul Barbara Dies at 57

Prominent Chemist Paul Barbara Dies at 57

Chemistry Professor Paul F. Barbara, 57, one of The University of Texas at Austin's most prominent scientists, died on Oct. 31 due to complications following cardiac arrest.

Nano Science and Technology Building Named to Honor President Emeritus Larry Faulkner

Nano Science and Technology Building Named to Honor President Emeritus Larry Faulkner

The University of Texas at Austin's nanoscience building has been named the Larry R. Faulkner Nano Science and Technology Building by the UT System Board of Regents in recognition of former President Faulkner's leadership in bringing the university's nanotechnology program to national prominence.

Three Innovators Receive O’Donnell Awards from Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas

Three Innovators Receive O’Donnell Awards from Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas

Three University of Texas at Austin faculty received 2010 Edith and Peter O'Donnell Awards from The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST) at their annual conference on Jan. 7.

Tiny Test Tube Experiment Shows Reaction of Melting Materials at the Nano Scale

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have conducted a basic chemistry experiment in what is perhaps the world's smallest test tube, measuring a thousandth the diameter of a human hair.

Solar Cells, Batteries and Geological Storage Research Receive $30.5 Million at The University of Texas at Austin

With two $15 million grants, scientists and engineers aim to revolutionize solar cells and provide the fundamental science for geological storage of greenhouse gases as part of two Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) established at The University of Texas at Austin by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

University of Texas at Austin Licenses Technology for Nanoparticle Detection to Houston Company

Technology that can determine the concentration of nanomaterials in living tissue has been licensed by The University of Texas at Austin to Houston-based nanoTox Inc.

Advanced Energy Consortium Issues Request for Proposals to Develop Micro- and Nanosensors to Boost Energy Production

The Advanced Energy Consortium, a research consortium managed by the Bureau of Economic Geology at The University of Texas at Austin's Jackson School of Geosciences, has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to develop micro- and nanoscale technology for enhanced reservoir characterization and hydrocarbon detection in conventional oil and gas reservoirs with the ultimate goal…   » Continue Reading