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New E-Tattoo is Thinnest of Its Kind and Could Transform Body Monitoring Tech

A cross-disciplinary team of researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a new kind of electronic tattoo that monitors bodily functions and signals from the heart and brain.

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Texas Engineers Develop New Material for Better Lithium-Ion Batteries

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered a family of anode materials that can double the charge capacity of lithium-ion battery anodes — a breakthrough that opens the door to cheaper, smaller and lighter batteries in the future.

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NIH Awards $4.6 Million to Professors Fighting Diseases Through Innovative Cell Research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) today awarded two highly competitive research grants of $2.3 million each in total costs to engineering and science faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin for innovative approaches to addressing challenges in biomedical research.

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Texas Engineers and Scientists to Launch $15.6 Million Center for Materials Research

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering and the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin have received a $15.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to discover and advance new types of materials for use in many applications including energy storage, medical devices and information processing.

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Cockrell School Welcomes Newest Faculty Members, 2017-18

This year’s incoming faculty members exhibit a wide range of engineering expertise and bring research interests that range from tissue regeneration and space situational awareness to geostatistical reservoir modeling and energy and sustainability.

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