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Estuarine Research Center Expands Research and Education Programs at University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Estuarine Research Center Expands Research and Education Programs at University of Texas Marine Science Institute

The University of Texas Marine Science Institute officially opens its newest campus building, the Estuarine Research Center, this weekend in Port Aransas.

Energy Financier T. Boone Pickens to Enliven Debate at The University of Texas at Austin, April 18

Dallas-based investor and energy advocate T. Boone Pickens is coming to The University of Texas at Austin for what promises to be a lively discussion on leadership, his investment philosophy and viable energy solutions in the McCombs School of Business VIP Distinguished Speaker Series, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., April 18 at Hogg Auditorium.

Energy Experts Meet at The University of Texas at Austin to Debate Economics of Electricity Generation, March 24

The Energy Management and Innovation Center (EMIC) at The University of Texas at Austin hosts a forum for energy practitioners, policy-makers and academics on Thursday, March 24, to examine the relative costs of electricity generation, including solar, nuclear, coal, gas and wind.

Chemist Allen Bard looks to harness the power of sunlight to produce fuels that can substitute for oil

Chemist Allen Bard looks to harness the power of sunlight to produce fuels that can substitute for oil

Al Bard has a dream. It's an area the size of New Mexico blanketed in panels of iron oxide — rust — that have been doped with just the right mix of other elements. When the panels are hit by hot southwestern sunlight, they help split water into its constituent atoms, hydrogen and oxygen. The…   » Continue Reading

Professors Receive $2.5 Million to Better Convert Water Into Clean Hydrogen Fuel Using Sunlight

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have received about $2.5 million to identify new materials that will efficiently absorb sunlight and split water (H2O) into clean hydrogen fuel, which could power cars and be used to generate electricity.

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).

The Steps Toward a Sustainable Austin Energy Symposium Presented by LBJ School of Public Affairs and School of Law

The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and the School of Law at The University of Texas at Austin present the Steps Toward a Sustainable Austin Energy Symposium on March 10 in the School of Law's Eidman Courtroom.