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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Happy Holidays from all of us at the Cockrell School!

This holiday season, the Cockrell School reimagined some favorite winter traditions through the eyes of our engineers. View the animated creations on our holiday site.

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Fall Commencement 2013 Celebrates Longhorn Engineering Graduates

Hundreds of proud Longhorn engineers crossed the stage on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Cockrell School's Fall Commencement Ceremony.

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Longhorn Startup Demo Day Features Big Names and Big Crowds

Fifth Demo Day sees packed house, featuring RetailMeNot's Cotter Cunningham, and Mark Cuban, of the Dallas Mavericks and TV show "Shark Tank."

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