2012: Success in Numbers

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Cockrell School Celebrates Success and Progress in 2012

It is gratifying to look back over a year’s time at the Cockrell School of Engineering, and that reflection helps set the goals for the new year. Our “2012 Year in Review” offers a glimpse of the advances from our faculty and students over the past twelve months and plans for 2013... continue reading

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UT student with child in Ghana

Cockrell School students bring energy and water innovations to Ghana. Read more »

Group of female aerospace students at launch site

WIALD women build and launch electronic devices into space. Read more »

Student operating a nanomanufacturing instrument

The Cockrell School receives an $18.5 million NSF grant for the Center for Nanomanufacturing Systems for Mobile Computing (NASCENT). Read more »

Student working on aerospace project

NASA Jet Propulsion Lab taps UT Austin as education partner. Read more »

John GoodenoughJohn GoodenoughNicholas PeppasProfessor Brady Cox with President ObamaZheng Wang and Nanshu Lu

Cockrell School faculty members receive buzz-worthy national accolades: John Goodenough · Nicholas Peppas · Brady Cox · Zheng Wang & Nanshu Lu

Dr. John McKetta, President Bill Powers and Dean Gregory L. Fenves

Chemical Engineering Dept. is named after Professor Emeritus John J. McKetta Jr. Read more »

Alumnus Ravi Prakash with the Mars Curiosity rover

Ravi Prakash, B.A. ASE '03, discusses his role as part of the Mars Curiosity team. Read more »

Circuit of the America's lookout tower

Mark Waggoner, M.S. CAEE ’99, and others help build the F1 complex. Read more »

Rendering of the planned Engineering Education and Research Center

The planned Engineering Education and Research Center builds momentum thanks to a $10 million gift from National Instruments’ James Truchard. Read more »

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Top 10 Stories of 2012

In 2012, our faculty and students captured headlines and imaginations with their high-level research contributions to energy, space, security and the environment. Additionally, the school made history when it received an $18.5 million National Science Foundation grant, and signed an agreement with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Take a look back at the top news of 2012.