The University of Texas at Austin has received $129 million for research through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Research investment includes major pieces of instrumentation, investigations in health, energy, infrastructure and other areas, and expanding supercomputing capabilties.
Read more about the university's research through federal economic Recovery Act funds.
Scientists at the University of Texas at Austin’s Institute for Geophysics helped develop a blueprint for a possible future NASA lander mission to Europa, an icy moon of Jupiter that has a global ocean covered by an ice shell.
Europa’s large reservoir of liquid water has long enchanted planetary scientists with the possibility of harboring life. Many experts believe it to be the most likely place in our solar system besides Earth to...
$1.1 billion was awarded in sponsored research over the past two years.
$40 million over the past two years in revenue from the licensing of university technology.
The university runs one of the world's fastest supercomputers and one of the most powerful lasers.
Texas researchers were quickly on-site after the Haiti earthquake and Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
About 800 patents have been awarded to the university.
The university's 17 libraries hold more than nine million volumes.
The Harry Ransom Center displays a Gutenberg bible and the world's first photo.
Quetzalcoatlus, the largest flying creature ever discovered, was found by a university student. A replica is on display at the Texas Memorial Museum.