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Cockrell School Programs Excite K-12 Teachers, Students About Engineering

For years and through a range of programs, the Cockrell School has taken creative approaches to getting K-12 teachers and students excited about engineering.

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Pushing 3-D Manufacturing Forward

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is a pioneer of 3-D manufacturing, which includes a process called selective laser sintering. Learn more about the history of SLS at UT Austin.

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UT Austin Researchers Spoof Superyacht at Sea

This summer, a radio navigation research team from the Cockrell School was able to spoof a private yacht on the Mediterranean Sea using a custom-made GPS device.

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The Energy Cost of Water

In recent years, global issues such as drought and the scarcity of natural resources have put a spotlight on two critical resources that make most of life’s daily activities possible: energy and water.

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Austin Emerges as New Hub for Oil and Gas Industry

There has been a fast-growing oil and gas sector emerging in Austin — one driven by the petroleum and geosystems research and engineering talent out of UT Austin and the city’s quality of life.

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