Board of Regents Recognizes Two Cockrell School Professors for Outstanding Teaching
- Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016
Two faculty members from the Cockrell School will receive the 2016 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards, the highest teaching honor bestowed by the University of Texas System Board of Regents. It is one of the nation’s largest monetary teaching recognition programs in higher education, honoring outstanding performance in the classroom and dedication to innovation in undergraduate instruction.
New 'GreenWeb' Tools Aim to Create an Energy-Efficient Web
- Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016
Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a new, open-source computer programming framework that could make the web significantly more energy efficient, allowing people to save more battery power while browsing on mobile devices.
Design Instructor Recognized for Innovative Approach to Engineering Education
- Wednesday, Jun 08, 2016
Armand Chaput, senior lecturer in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, has been recognized by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) for his new approach to educating students about systems engineering — a field that he says should be integrated into hands-on projects across all engineering disciplines.
New Measurement Technique Shows Link Between T-cells and Aging
- Wednesday, Jun 01, 2016
Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered a correlation between aging and the effectiveness of T-cells, a type of immune cell programmed to fight or kill a threat. The researchers found that older people have T-cells that are less effective at fending off the hepatitis C virus (HCV).
Gates Foundation Grant Jump-Starts Innovative Malaria Research at UT Austin
- Thursday, May 26, 2016
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.