Tillerson Family Commits $5 Million to Cockrell School, Bolsters Engineering Education and Research Center
- Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014
Alumnus and ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, and his wife, Renda, have made a pledge of $5 million to support the EERC.
Crib Mattresses Emit High Rates of Potentially Harmful Chemicals, Cockrell School Engineers Find
- Wednesday, Apr 02, 2014
In a first-of-its-kind study, a team of environmental engineers found that infants are exposed to high levels of chemical emissions from crib mattresses while they sleep.
INFOGRAPHIC: How a 22-Ton Robot Will Help Shed LIght on the Dark Energy Mystery
- Thursday, Mar 20, 2014
Engineers at UT Austin, including Cockrell School alumni and students, work on upgrade to Hobby-Eberly Telescope.
Fine-Tuning NASA’s Most Powerful Rocket
- Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014
NASA has put together a highly skilled team of industry and academic partners, including the Cockrell School, to test the new RS-25 — the first reusable rocket engine in history.
Cockrell School’s Graduate Program Rises to No. 10 Ranking in U.S. News and World Report
- Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014
Recent rise strengthens the school’s position as one of the nation’s elite engineering schools.
UT Austin Selected as Partner to Lead White House Initiative to Advance Digital Manufacturing and Design
- Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014
President Obama announced the research collaboration, of which the Cockrell School will serve as the Texas lead.