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UT Austin Researchers Grow Large Graphene Crystals That Have Exceptional Electrical Properties

When it comes to the growth of graphene — an ultrathin, ultrastrong, all-carbon material — it is survival of the fittest, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

$750,000 Educational Grant Awarded for Engineering Diversity Outreach

The Nuclear and Radiation Engineering and Thermal Fluids Systems programs in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have been awarded $750,000 to establish an outreach program with historically black colleges and universities to introduce students and faculty to nuclear science and engineering.

New Chlorine-Tolerant, Desalination Membrane Hopes to Boost Access to Clean Water

A chemical engineering professor at The University of Texas at Austin is part of a team that has developed a chlorine-tolerant membrane that should simplify the water desalination process, increasing access to fresh water and possibly reducing greenhouse gases.