November 19, 2019

Connecting Communities: Alumnus Finds His Passion Building Footbridges for Isolated Rural Communities

When a dramatic thunderstorm sweeps over Texas, the first question that often comes to mind is, “Where did I put my umbrella?” But, in many impoverished and isolated rural communities around the world, the implications are far more drastic ... Read the story

November 08, 2019

Nicholas Peppas Honored for Mentorship of Generations of Graduate Students

Nicholas Peppas, professor of biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, pediatrics, surgery and pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin and an expert in biomaterials and drug delivery systems, has been awarded the Sigma Xi Monie A. Ferst Award sponsored ... Read the story

November 06, 2019

Advances in machine learning are announced every day, but efforts to fundamentally rethink the core algorithms of AI are rare. The University of Texas at Austin has received a three-year, $1.5 million National Science Foundation TRIPODS (Transdisciplinary Research in ... Read the story