Q&A: Pecan Street researcher Robert Fares

The Cockrell School spoke to Robert Fares, a student of mechanical engineering assistant professor Michael Webber about his work involving community energy storage and how it can be used as an alternative during power outages.

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Cockrell School @ SXSW 2013

Presenting cutting-edge concepts and showcasing expertise, Cockrell School of Engineering faculty, staff and students played significant roles in Austin’s annual South by Southwest festival.

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Harnessing the Power of Pecan Street Inc.

The energy consortium and its partnering traineeship program are hitting a stride in number of researchers and resources, which will help to accelerate the pace of commercialization.

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The Hunt: Oil, Engineering and UT Austin

Last summer, the Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering took a film crew on a hunt to capture the department’s rich 83-year history and its influence on Texas and the world.

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Searching the Here and Now

Two Cockrell School of Engineering researchers are making it possible for smartphone users on the Forty Acres to take a “Gander” at the digital space around them. The myGander app launches this spring.

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On the Quest to Invisibility

Assistant professor Andrea Alú, in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, recently presented a talk at TedxAustin on his research into 3-D cloaking.

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