Pushing 3-D Manufacturing Forward

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is a pioneer of 3-D manufacturing, which includes a process called selective laser sintering. Learn more about the history of SLS at UT Austin.

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UT Austin Researchers Spoof Superyacht at Sea

This summer, a radio navigation research team from the Cockrell School was able to spoof a private yacht on the Mediterranean Sea using a custom-made GPS device.

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The Energy Cost of Water

In recent years, global issues such as drought and the scarcity of natural resources have put a spotlight on two critical resources that make most of life’s daily activities possible: energy and water.

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Austin Emerges as New Hub for Oil and Gas Industry

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.

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'Shields to Maximum, Mr. Scott'

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

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A Global Take on Nuclear Engineering

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

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