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  • UT System Board of Regents Commits Funding for New Energy Engineering Building

    Today, the UT System Board of Regents committed $100 million in Permanent University Fund (PUF) bond proceeds to support the construction of an energy engineering building in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. The building is the next in the Cockrell School’s master facility plan and will be focused on energy-related education and research. Before construction can begin, two additional levels of approval from the Regents will be required, and the school will also need to secure $50 million in philanthropic support.

  • Statoil Partnership Bolsters UT Austin Graduate Research

    Statoil, an international energy company based in Norway, has signed a $2.5 million partnership renewal agreement to support graduate student research focused on geology, geophysics and petroleum engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.

  • New Clinical Partnership Uses Advanced Imaging Methods to Fight Breast Cancer

    In partnership with Seton Healthcare Family, Texas Oncology and Austin Radiological Association, The University of Texas at Austin has embarked on a two-year clinical study to test advanced imaging methods that could provide patients and physicians with new, valuable information on how to treat breast cancer in patients.

  • UT Austin Engineer Wins Inaugural Moore Inventor Fellowship

    The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has selected Deji Akinwande, associate professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, as one of its five inaugural Moore Inventor fellows.

  • Texas Engineering Becomes New Home for EPA Water Infrastructure Center

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has given $3.9 million to researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin to establish the new Center for Infrastructure Modeling and Management, which will develop and improve open source water infrastructure models and share tools and research findings to assist local communities and stakeholders.