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Electrical Engineers Offer Vision of Wireless Possibilities

Cockrell School faculty are tackling a big-picture wireless initiative, Network of Systems Vision, combining communication and computation in never-before-imagined ways.

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Project-Based Learning for Engineers Goes Global

Projects for Underserved Communities (PUC) is an innovative new course at the Cockrell School of Engineering that places project-based learning on a global scale for students.

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Solar Car Shines in National Competition

The University of Texas at Austin Solar Vehicles Team camped, pulled all-nighters and ran into some unique mechanical issues on their seven-day, solar-powered road trip adventure.

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Nuclear Energy Stars on Big Screen

Eating a banana exposes you to as much radiation as working in a nuclear power plant for a year. This and other myth-busting facts appeared during the popular UT Texas Atomic Film Fest.

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Petroleum Engineer Aids Spill Estimates

Dr. Paul Bommer, a UT faculty member, serves as the only petroleum engineer in the federal government's Flow Rate Technical Group estimating oil flow from the BP well.

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