News Releases

  • 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.

  • Cockrell School Rises to No. 3 in Graduation Rates for Minority Engineering Students

    In the 2016 ranking of the U.S.’ top degree-producing engineering schools, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education has ranked the Cockrell School of Engineering the No. 3 producer of minority engineering graduates in the nation and the No. 1 in Texas.