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U.S. Department of Energy to Fund LBJ School Research on Growth of Residential Solar in Texas

A research project on solar power led by Varun Rai, assistant professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for a grant award as part of the Energy Department's SunShot Initiative.

White House Presents 2009 Enrico Fermi Award to John Goodenough for Lifetime Achievements

White House Presents 2009 Enrico Fermi Award to John Goodenough for Lifetime Achievements

The University of Texas at Austin engineering Professor John Goodenough, who developed materials critical to the development of lightweight and rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, ushering in the wireless revolution, has been awarded the Enrico Fermi Award, one of the most distinguished science and technology honors given by the White House.