Materials Science Tackles World's Energy Challenges

Thanks to unparalleled expertise brought by faculty like ME Professor Arumugam Manthiram, the materials science and engineering program is one of the strongest in the world.

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NSF Grant to Build One of World’s Top Supercomputers

Research on everything from energy exploration to drug discovery will be enhanced with a $27 million grant to build one of the world's most advanced supercomputers at UT Austin.

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Drilling Down

A new book by PGE Department Chair Tad Patzek explains the events that led up to the worst environmental catastrophe in U.S. history, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Reversing Aging

Technology developed through interdisciplinary research could reduce the time and cost to finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease and help answer one of the greatest biological questions: why do we age?

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The Big Question in Transportation

Professor Kara Kockelman discusses vehicle sharing, vehicle propulsion and vehicle safety technologies that could change the way people view transportation.

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The Big Question in Biomedicine

Professor Christine Schmidt discusses the advances in biomedicine and health care that could improve the world over the next 10 to 25 years. In the lab, she's helping discover them.

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