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June 24, 2021

New Type of Machine Learning Aids Earthquake Risk Prediction

Our homes and offices are only as solid as the ground beneath them. When that solid ground turns to liquid — as sometimes happens during earthquakes — it can topple buildings and bridges. This phenomenon is known as liquefaction, ... Read the story

June 23, 2021

Startups with Texas Engineering Roots Raise New Funding

A pair of startups powered by technology created in labs at the Cockrell School of Engineering have raised fresh rounds of funding to continue their growth. The rounds for EnergyX and Harmonic Bionics are the latest examples of startups ... Read the story

June 21, 2021

Dean Sharon Wood Named Provost at The University of Texas at Austin

Sharon Wood has been appointed executive vice president and provost of The University of Texas at Austin and will start July 19. She is currently the dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering at UT Austin. The provost is ... Read the story

June 17, 2021

Researchers Challenged to Optimize Building Energy Use with AI

Texas Engineers have turned to the research community to help solve a complicated energy problem, one that is likely top of mind for many Texans after the February storms that knocked out power for millions. The CityLearn Challenge, now ... Read the story

June 14, 2021

Texas Rocket Engineering Lab Completes Successful Liquid Hot-fire Rocket Test

The Cockrell School of Engineering’s Texas Rocket Engineering Lab (TREL) is one step closer to the edge of space following the successful liquid hot-fire test of their liquid bi-propellant rocket, Halycon. This milestone moves TREL toward their goal of ... Read the story

June 07, 2021

Donald Siegel Named New Chair of Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has named Donald Siegel, a professor at the University of Michigan and an internationally recognized computational materials scientist, as the next chair of UT’s Walker Department of ... Read the story


May 13, 2021

My Daughter’s Brain Injury Opened My Eyes to Gaps in My Field

James Sulzer
Director, Rewire (Rehabilitation with Insight from Robotics and Engineering) Lab
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering