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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.

UT Austin’s John B. Goodenough Wins Engineering’s Highest Honor for Pioneering Lithium-Ion Battery

UT Austin’s John B. Goodenough Wins Engineering’s Highest Honor for Pioneering Lithium-Ion Battery

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) will bestow John B. Goodenough of The University of Texas at Austin with the highest honor in the engineering profession for the groundbreaking creation of the lithium-ion battery.

Two University of Texas Engineering Professors and Two Alumni Elected to National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced today that two professors and two alumni from the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have been elected to the prestigious academy.

National Academy of Engineering honors Nicholas Peppas with Founders Award

The National Academy of Engineering has selected Nicholas Peppas as its 2012 Founders Award recipient in recognition of his pioneering work in the areas of polymer chemistry, bioengineering, pharmaceutical sciences and advanced drug delivery.

Professor Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Professor Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

George Georgiou, a professor at The University of Texas at Austin whose technology developments in the engineering, medical, biochemical and cellular fields could help treat tens of thousands of patients with diseases such as cancer and osteoporosis, has been elected as a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

Competitive Scholars Program Addressing Grand Challenges of the 21st Century Available to Students

Competitive Scholars Program Addressing Grand Challenges of the 21st Century Available to Students

A unique scholars program for University of Texas at Austin students from all years and disciplines is offering the chance to tackle the world's most pressing societal issues.

Chemical Engineering Professor Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Chemical Engineering Professor Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Keith P. Johnston, chemical engineering professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to engineers worldwide.

Professor in Computational Mechanics Elected Member of the National Academy of Sciences

Thomas J.R. Hughes, an innovator in computational mechanics, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in the United States.

Pioneering Engineer Elected into Prestigious Institute of Medicine

Pioneering Engineer Elected into Prestigious Institute of Medicine

Nicholas A. Peppas was elected today to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences, becoming the first faculty member from The University of Texas at Austin to receive this honor—the highest recognition a scientist or engineer in the medical sciences can receive in the United States.

Aerospace Engineer’s Lifetime Achievements Honored by International Space Foundation

Aerospace Engineer’s Lifetime Achievements Honored by International Space Foundation

Dr. Hans Mark, aerospace engineering professor at The University of Texas at Austin, will be honored with the 2008 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award from the Space Foundation for more than 50 years of impact and leadership in space policy and the space industry.