'Shields to Maximum, Mr. Scott'
- Sunday, Jul 14, 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, Jul 11, 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
- Sunday, Jul 07, 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, Jun 23, 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, Jun 10, 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.
GRACE Mission Grows Up at the Cockrell School
- Friday, Jun 07, 2013
More than 15 years ago, Byron Tapley, director of the Center for Space Research, set out to look at the earth in a different way. Now, the next phase of the GRACE mission begins.