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June 28, 2022

Woodrow W. Winchester III Selected to Lead Texas Engineering Executive Education

Woodrow W. Winchester, III, an expert in engineering professional development and continuing education, has been named the new executive director of Texas Engineering Executive Education (TxEEE) in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. ... Read the story

June 27, 2022

Buses as Emergency Generators? Congress Advances UT Research

The Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) is advancing a project to use electric buses as mobile backup generators to make sure critical infrastructure like hospitals and fire stations are available during disasters and severe weather events. Researchers from The University ... Read the story

June 20, 2022

Blood Pressure E-Tattoo Promises Continuous, Mobile Monitoring

Blood pressure is one of the most important indicators of heart health, but it’s tough to frequently and reliably measure outside of a clinical setting. For decades, cuff-based devices that constrict around the arm to give a reading have ... Read the story

June 15, 2022

Lydia Contreras Named Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity

The University of Texas at Austin has named Lydia Contreras as its new vice provost for faculty diversity, equity and inclusivity, effective immediately. Contreras, who currently holds the Jim and Barbara Miller Endowed Faculty Fellowship in Chemical Engineering, has ... Read the story

June 14, 2022

Mitch Pryor Among Three UT Austin Faculty Members to Win Fulbright Scholar Awards

Three faculty members of The University of Texas at Austin, including Mitchell Pryor from the Cockrell School of Engineering, have received 2022-2023 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program awards from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. ... Read the story

June 10, 2022

With a goal to increase opportunity for those historically underserved by higher education, The University of Texas at Austin and 19 of the nation’s top research universities will form the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities. The 20 universities ... Read the story


June 23, 2022

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Director, Center for Electromechanics