News Releases

  • Smarter Window Materials Can Control Light and Energy

    Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin are one step closer to delivering smart windows with a new level of energy efficiency, engineering materials that allow windows to reveal light without transferring heat and, conversely, to block light while allowing heat transmission, as described in two new research papers.

  • Nicholas Peppas Honored for Lifetime Contributions to Delivery Science

    The Controlled Release Society (CRS) recently recognized professor Nicholas Peppas for exceptional lifetime contributions to delivery science at their 2015 Annual Meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland.

  • Two Cockrell School Professors Recognized for Outstanding Teaching

    Two faculty members from the Cockrell School will receive the 2015 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards, the highest teaching honor bestowed by the University of Texas System Board of Regents. It is one of the nation’s largest monetary teaching recognition programs in higher education, honoring outstanding performance in the classroom and dedication to innovation in undergraduate instruction.

  • NASCENT Center Adds Magic Leap as New Industrial Partner

    NASCENT, a National Science Foundation-funded Nanosystems Engineering Research Center, has added Magic Leap, a company working to develop novel human computing interfaces and software for mixed reality and other applications, to the center’s Industrial Partnership Program.

  • Texas Engineering Receives Donation from Qualcomm

    The Cockrell School of Engineering has received $1 million from Qualcomm Incorporated, furthering the company’s support of Texas Engineering over the past two years. This latest gift will provide funding for the construction of the new home of UT Austin’s Wireless Networking and Communications Group (WNCG), which will be housed within the Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC), opening in 2017.