The University of Texas at Austin will host the world’s leading conference on carbon capture and storage research, the 12th international Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies conference (GHGT-12), Oct. 5-9, 2014.
Tillerson Family Commits $5 Million to Cockrell School of Engineering, Bolsters Engineering Education and Research Center
Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, and his wife, Renda, have made a personal pledge of $5 million to support the Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC), a 430,000-square-foot facility that will transform the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.
Four faculty members from the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have been selected to receive Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards totaling $1.8 million from the National Science Foundation. Since 2012, 14 Cockrell School faculty members have received CAREER Awards.
This fall, the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has set records in its female enrollment. The school reported the highest percentage of incoming female freshmen and the largest number of female undergraduates enrolled.