News Releases

  • Cockrell School and NASA Expand High School STEM Initiative, Launch New Online Program

    NASA has selected the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin for a five-year, $1.3 million grant that will support the national expansion of a STEM program that gives high school students and teachers the opportunity to use NASA resources and work directly with engineers at UT Austin’s Center for Space Research (CSR).

  • Cockrell School Faculty Elected to the American Physical Society

    The American Physical Society has elected four faculty members from The University of Texas Austin as Fellows for their groundbreaking work in the field of physics.

  • Singapore Selects Cockrell School Research Consortium for $3 Million Project

    The Construction Industry Institute (CII), a research consortium based in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has signed a three-year, $3 million agreement with the Singapore Economic Development Board to help the country’s energy and chemicals industry construct and maintain more efficient processing facilities.

  • EPA and UT Austin Team Up to Assess Air Quality in Texas High Schools

    A team of engineers and health researchers at The University of Texas at Austin plan to shed light on how environmental conditions could affect students’ health, attendance and learning in high school, and to offer low-cost, long-term solutions to help schools combat those affects.

  • Goodenough Shares $1 Million Global Prize for Innovation

    Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel’s Science, Technology and Space Minister Yaakov Peri have selected John B. Goodenough, professor at The University of Texas at Austin and inventor of the lithium-ion battery, to share The Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation.