Finding the Right Niche for Human-Friendly Robotics

Take a look at two Cockrell School labs where researchers are developing human-centered robotic technologies, such as robot hands and mobile robots.

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Engineering Students Help Campus Gardens Capture More Rainwater

Civil engineering students from Thomas Krueger’s spring engineering graphics course will see their solutions come to life at two UT Austin gardens this fall.

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Cockrell School Programs Excite K-12 Teachers, Students About Engineering

For years and through a range of programs, the Cockrell School has taken creative approaches to getting K-12 teachers and students excited about engineering.

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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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