December 11, 2019

Student-Designed, Community-Focused

The term “humanitarian engineering” is relatively new, first gaining popularity in 2002 when civil engineer Bernard Amadei founded the engineering organization Engineers Without Borders. Now, humanitarian engineering is an integral part of the engineering landscape, appearing in the course ... Read the story

December 11, 2019

Diana Marculescu Named Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery

Diana Marculescu, the new chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Cockrell School of Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), an honor awarded to less than 1% of ... Read the story

December 10, 2019

The Power of Opportunity: How Being a First-Generation Graduate Has Driven Edgar Figueroa’s Success

As Edgar Figueroa sat over lunch in the UT Club, he reflected on what it meant to him to be the first in his family to attend college. “Pushing through the late nights studying or the challenges of being ... Read the story