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May 23, 2022

Low-Cost Gel Film Can Pluck Drinking Water From Desert Air

More than a third of the world’s population lives in drylands, areas that experience significant water shortages. Scientists and engineers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a solution that could help people in these areas access clean ... Read the story

April 28, 2022

Engineering Alumnus Invests in Connecting Business Students and Startup Founders in the Texas Innovation Center

Thanks to a seed gift from Cockrell School of Engineering alumnus Stuart Lodge (B.S. Mechanical Engineering 1984), a new program in the Texas Innovation Center gives MBA students real-world business experience as they learn from and help faculty- and ... Read the story

April 26, 2022

Transportation Research Center Gets Phase 2 NSF Grant

A group of four universities, including The University of Texas at Austin, recently won a grant from the National Science Foundation for the second phase of their Industry-University Cooperative Research Center. The Center for Efficient Vehicles and Sustainable Transportation ... Read the story

April 25, 2022

UT Austin Selected for EcoCAR EV Challenge to Make Next-Gen Vehicle

The University of Texas at Austin is one of 13 university teams in North America set to participate in the EcoCAR EV Challenge, a prestigious collegiate competition to re-engineer state-of-the-art vehicles and prepare students for the future. The four-year challenge ... Read the story

April 19, 2022

With semiconductor devices and systems now affecting all aspects of daily life, demand for such technologies has soared in recent years. But with 75% of microchip production based in East Asia, America’s over-reliance on foreign manufacturers leaves our supply ... Read the story

April 13, 2022

Report: Texas Can Get to Net-Zero by 2050 and Simultaneously Bolster the Economy

Texas could eliminate its carbon pollution in fewer than 30 years, and decarbonizing would actually strengthen the state’s economy, according to new research from energy scientists at The University of Texas at Austin. The report warns that global markets ... Read the story


December 19, 2021

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