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UT Austin A Key Partner in New $75 Million U.S. Manufacturing Initiative

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded $75 million for the establishment and management of a new Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) for Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE-MII) to a team led by the FlexTech Alliance, headquartered in San Jose, California, and including the Cockrell School of Engineering’s Nanomanufacturing Systems for Mobile Computing and Mobile Energy Technologies (NASCENT) Center as a Founding University Partner.

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New Texas Engineering Institute Advances Health Care Solutions for Today’s Patients

The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin is launching the university’s first health care engineering institute dedicated to developing technologies and treatments that will immediately improve patient quality of life.

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NASCENT-Lam Partnership Accelerates Discovery in Semiconductor Industry

NASCENT, the National Science Foundation-funded Nanosystems Engineering Research Center headquartered at the Cockrell School, has added Lam Research Corporation, a global supply company that develops wafer fabrication equipment and services for the semiconductor industry, to its Industrial Partnership Program.

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Cockrell School’s Bob Metcalfe Named MIT Visiting Innovation Fellow

Ethernet inventor and Cockrell School professor of innovation Bob Metcalfe joins MIT this fall to serve as a visiting innovation fellow during the 2015-16 academic year. He will continue in his current role at UT Austin but will engage in entrepreneurship activities for one week a month at the MIT Innovation Initiative and in MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

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$13.7M NSF Grant Creates Natural Hazards Engineering Center at UT Austin

A new cyberinfrastructure effort funded by a $13.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation will help engineers build safer structures that can better withstand natural hazards such as earthquakes and windstorms.

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