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Gates Foundation Grant Jump-Starts Innovative Malaria Research at UT Austin

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Grand Challenges Explorations initiative, a program funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to pursue research aimed at improving diagnostic tests for malaria. Technology used in oil and gas exploration inspired the health-related research.

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UT Austin Chemical Engineering Raises $28 Million to Complete Historic Campaign

The John J. McKetta Jr. Department of Chemical Engineering in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has successfully completed its “Challenge for McKetta,” an ambitious fundraising campaign to advance the department and honor one of its beloved teachers and leaders.

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Texas Engineering Names New Chair of Biomedical Engineering

The Cockrell School of Engineering has named Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert, an accomplished biomedical engineer and university administrator, as the next chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Cockrell School Honors Five Distinguished Engineering Graduates

The Cockrell School's five Distinguished Engineering Graduates for 2016 are inventors, entrepreneurs, CEOs and thought leaders in their fields. We honor them for their professional leadership, dedication to advancing engineering and support of higher education. Established in 1957, the Distinguished Engineering Graduate Award represents the highest honor that the Cockrell School bestows on its alumni.

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