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Austin Business Journal: Five Minutes with Dean Fenves

In its April 1 issue, the Austin Business Journal featured a Q&A with Dean Gregory L. Fenves, where he discussed engineering education, research and entrepreneurship.

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SXSW: A Truly Interactive Experience

The Cockrell School immersed itself in SXSWi festivities, co-sponsoring the kickoff event; welcoming Aneesh Chopra, U.S. chief technology officer; and having Bob Metcalfe present twice.

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Speaking Out: Fenves, Orbach Share Views Locally, Nationally

Recent editorials by Dean Fenves and Ray Orbach, Energy Institute director, capture their views on the future of engineering education and the implications of cutting research funding.

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Faculty Perspective: Impact of EERC on Engineering Education

Faculty input has driven the vision for the EERC. Professor Kristin Wood, who chairs the EERC Interdisciplinary Teaching Committee, sat down to discuss that vision and its impact.

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Solving the bandwidth bottleneck

The surge in mobile video streaming threatens to grind wireless networks to a halt in coming years. To prevent such a reality, two global tech giants are looking to Cockrell School professors for a solution.

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