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Austin Emerges as New Hub for Oil and Gas Industry

Tuesday, 16 July 2013

There has been a fast-growing oil and gas sector emerging in Austin — one driven by the petroleum and geosystems research and engineering talent out of UT Austin and the city’s quality of life.


'Shields to Maximum, Mr. Scott'

Friday, 12 July 2013

Cockrell School of Engineering researchers use TACC supercomputers to simulate orbital debris impacts on spacecraft and fragment impacts on body armor.


A Global Take on Nuclear Engineering

Thursday, 11 July 2013

Through a study abroad program in the Netherlands, students gain access to a world-class nuclear reactor to further their knowledge of nuclear engineering.


Developing Software to Protect Transportation Infrastructure

Friday, 05 July 2013

A civil engineering graduate student has developed threat-assessment software that determines the vulnerability of blast-loaded bridge components and will eventually help guide new bridge design.


Ready, Set, Solar!

Sunday, 30 June 2013

Endurance was the name of the game last week for student engineers on the UT Solar Vehicles Team as they persevered to pull off sixth place at this year’s Formula Sun Grand Prix.


The Peppas Factor: Educating Future Leaders

Monday, 10 June 2013

Nicholas Peppas’ teaching style is a true combination of old-fashioned elements and modern concepts. In the past 30 years, he has created a constellation of leaders across multiple engineering fields.


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