'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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Developing Software to Protect Transportation Infrastructure

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.

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Ready, Set, Solar!

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.

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The Peppas Factor: Educating Future Leaders

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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GRACE Mission Grows Up at the Cockrell School

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.

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