News Releases

  • Engineering, Geoscience Faculty Help Lead $3 Million NSF Delta Research Collaboration

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded The University of Texas at Austin and six other universities $3 million to establish the Delta Dynamics Collaboratory (DDC), a network of researchers working to build a comprehensive set of computer models that can reliably predict the physical and ecological evolution of river deltas.

  • Eighth Annual Edison Lecture Series Engages Youth Feb. 22-23

    Event: Cockrell School of Engineering's Edison Lecture Series

    When: 10 a.m. and 12 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22 - Thursday, Feb 23.

    Where: B. Iden Payne Theater, Winship Drama Building, 300 E. 23rd St., Austin, Texas, 78712

    Background: The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin is hosting its eighth annual Edison Lecture Series, this year focusing on robotics. The series will use robots as a platform to engage and excite youth from around central Texas about computing and engineering. During the past seven years, the series has reached nearly 22,000 students.

  • Attend a Live Taping of Longhorn Network's Game Changers With Bob Metcalfe

    Event: The Cockrell School of Engineering and the Technology Entrepreneurship Society invite members of the university and community to attend a live taping of the Longhorn Network's Game Changers series featuring Bob Metcalfe, who will discuss "Startups: Innovating with the Machinery of Free Enterprise."

  • Shell Oil Co. Invests Nearly $4 Million to Engineering, Geosciences

    Shell Oil Co. executives visited The University of Texas at Austin Friday, Feb. 10, to present a check in the amount of $3,963,250, representing the company's investment in the university for the year.

  • Debate Featuring Tad Patzek Questions World Oil Potential

    Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering Chair Dr. Tad Patzek will be part of a critical debate Feb. 14 in Madison, Wisc., about energy policy. The debate, titled "World Oil Supply: Looming Crisis or New Abundance?" will examine the role and future of oil, especially with regard to transportation.