Driving Force: Professor Steers Responsible Transportation Policy

Transportation Engineering Professor Michael Walton has led innovative transportation research, shaped public policy and impacted students' lives along the way.

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UAV Team Brings Home Prize Money – and Important Lessons About the Value of "Failure"

Hands-on experience at International Student Unmanned Aircraft Systems Competition teaches students that not all knowledge comes with winning.

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Faculty Bring Science and Policy to Hydraulic Fracturing Debate

Behind the scenes of this typically polarized debate are experts like those at the Cockrell School. Their science and policy-based research is adding important context to the national dialogue.

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Getting Ahead of the Storm

Storm surge models by Cockrell School faculty are helping the state better plan for and react to hurricanes. More importantly, they are increasing the safety of thousands of residents along the Texas coast.

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Improving Surgical Outcomes for Children, Cancer Patients

Using novel 3D surface imaging technology and complex algorithms, faculty and students are addressing one of the most difficult questions for patients: Which procedure is right for me?

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DTEACh Program Expands Reach

More than 50 Central Texas students participated in a summer camp organized by DTEACh. Watch a video of how students had fun while learning about the grand challenges facing engineering.

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