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MEDIA ADVISORY: Computational Medicine Day explores supercomputing in medicine

EVENT: The university’s first Computational Medicine Day. WHEN: May 13, 2014. WHERE: The O’Donnell Building for Applied Computational Engineering and Sciences, Avaya Auditorium, 201 E. 24th St., Austin, Texas 78712. BACKGROUND: The Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) Committee on Computational Medicine (Professor Michael Sacks, chair) will host the invitational Computational Medicine Day in…   » Continue Reading

Austin Technology Incubator Recognizes Manoj Saxena and Michael Webber for Contributions to Tech Community

The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC² Institute at The University of Texas at Austin, has recognized a veteran entrepreneur and a renowned faculty member with a pair of awards that honor their accomplishments and contributions the technology community.

UT Austin Engineers Build First Nonreciprocal Acoustic Circulator: A One-Way Sound Device

UT Austin Engineers Build First Nonreciprocal Acoustic Circulator: A One-Way Sound Device

A team of researchers at The University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering has built the first-ever circulator for sound.

UT Austin President Powers Meets with Congressional Leaders on Sequestration

University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers and other higher education officials will meet today with congressional leaders to discuss federal sequestration’s damaging effect on university research and possible solutions as Congress negotiates spending levels for 2014. 

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.

Ransom Center Launches Online Digital Image Collection

Ransom Center Launches Online Digital Image Collection

AUSTIN, Texas — The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has launched a new platform of freely available digitized images of collection materials on its website.

Forum to Focus on Drought and Other Extreme Weather Events

The University of Texas at Austin is hosting its third annual drought symposium “Water Forum III: Droughts and Other Extreme Weather Events” on Oct. 14-15. With Texas reservoirs at 60 percent capacity because of a drought now in its third year, the issue continues to be critically important for the state. 

Chemist Awarded $1.1 Million NIH Grant to Model “Long-Time” Molecular Movements

A University of Texas at Austin chemist has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to expand research modeling “long-time” biological processes down to the last atom. These simulations will model biological processes in atomic detail over wide ranges of time, from milliseconds to hours, allowing researchers to observe the fine…   » Continue Reading

A Founding Research Fellow Appointed Director of IC² Institute

AUSTIN, Texas — Robert A. Peterson, associate vice president of research at The University of Texas at Austin, has been appointed director of the university's IC² Institute by Juan M. Sanchez, vice president for research at the university. The appointment is effective Sept. 1, 2013. “As a founding fellow of the IC² Institute, Dr. Peterson…   » Continue Reading

10 Assistant Professors Receive Mental Health Research Grants in Texas

Ten tenure-track assistant professors in Texas have been awarded $192,130 in grants by the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health to conduct innovative research in mental health.