Energizing Research

Commons Machine RoomThe University of Texas at Austin is one of the world's leading research universities,pursuing discovery in an impressive range of fields. Since 1929, it has been a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), a group of 60 of the nation's best “Tier One” research universities.

Some of the world’s brightest and most talented faculty members come to the university to push back the frontier of knowledge in science, the arts and humanities, public policy, business and engineering. Their work also ensures that students are learning about the latest developments in their fields.

The university today is building on its rich tradition of research by investing in new interdisciplinary centers and launching promising new ventures to address some of the world's most pressing problems and to expand artistic, cultural and intellectual expression.

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