Mulva Family Donates $60 Million to Engineering and Business Schools

In honor of the Mulvas' $20 million gift, the EERC's auditorium will be named the James J. and Miriam B. Mulva Conference Center and Auditorium.

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Engineering Faculty Take Lab-Based Approach to Online Course

UT Austin's newest engineering MOOC, "Embedded Systems: Shape the World," will teach students how a variety of simple gadgets work.

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2013 in Review

From final approval to build the EERC to major awards and accomplishments, 2013 was a year of milestones at the Cockrell School. View a collection of our biggest moments.

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UT Austin Engineer Converts Yeast Cells into ‘Sweet Crude’ Biofuel

Chemical engineering assistant professor and his team of students develop a new source of biofuel from genetically engineered yeast cells and ordinary table sugar.

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John Goodenough Wins Engineering’s Highest Honor for Pioneering Lithium-Ion Battery

The National Academy of Engineering will honor Goodenough with the Draper Prize, which recognizes accomplishments that have significantly benefited society.

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Award-Winning Longhorn Engineers

Every semester, Cockrell School students continue to impress, and earn recognition for doing so. The 2013 fall semester was no exception.

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