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Alumni Invest in Future Green Energy Leaders

While a staff member in The University of Texas at Austin’s Utilities and Energy Management division, alumnus Rusty Osborne (B.S. Botany 1975) devoted his 30-year career to making campus operations more sustainable. As a result of his efforts, the university saves a significant amount of energy, water and costs every year and has become a recognized energy efficiency leader among universities across the U.S.

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Engineers Invent a Bubble-Pen to Write with Nanoparticles

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have solved a problem in micro- and nanofabrication — how to quickly, gently and precisely handle tiny particles — that will allow researchers to more easily build tiny machines, biomedical sensors, optical computers, solar panels and other devices.

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Texas Engineers Build High-Performance Transistors Using Inkjet-Printing

In the last decade, methods for producing electrical components and devices by inkjet printing them onto paper, plastics and other materials have advanced, opening the door for enhanced functionality and a new generation of electronics made from sustainable materials.

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Adam Heller Named Honorary Member of Electrochemical Society

Adam Heller, chemical engineering research professor and professor emeritus in the Cockrell School, has been named the 78th Honorary Member of the Electrochemical Society (ECS). This prestigious recognition is only bestowed upon long-standing ECS members who have made exceptional contributions to the advancement of electrochemistry and allied disciplines.

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Students Use Makerspace Resources to Create Award-Winning Patient Monitor

A team of students from the Cockrell School's Department of Biomedical Engineering has developed an award-winning low-cost patient monitor focused on improving global health.

Using resources and equipment in the Longhorn Maker Studio, the student team developed FreePulse, a low-cost device that provides basic monitoring for heart rate, electrocardiogram signals and percent of saturated oxygen.

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