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  • Texas Engineering Team Wins Emmy Award for Video Quality Tool

    The Television Academy announced today that Alan Bovik, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, and his team of former students and collaborators will be honored with a 2015 Primetime Engineering Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development. The team will be recognized for their development of an advanced algorithm that enhances the video viewing experiences for tens of millions of people throughout the world.

  • Wearable Electronic Health Patches May Now Be Cheaper and Easier to Make

    A team of researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has invented a method for producing inexpensive and high-performing wearable patches that can continuously monitor the body’s vital signs for human health and performance tracking, potentially outperforming traditional monitoring tools such as cardiac event monitors.

  • $3.8 Million Investment from NSF Boosts Hazards Engineering Research at UT Austin

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin for a $3.8 million grant to support research that aids in the design of buildings and infrastructure that can better withstand earthquakes, hurricanes, storm surges and other natural hazards.

  • New Cathode Material Creates Possibilities for Sodium-Ion Batteries

    Led by the inventor of the lithium-ion battery, a team of researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has identified a new safe and sustainable cathode material for low-cost sodium-ion batteries.

  • Five Texas Engineers Named 2015 Highly Cited Researchers

    Five researchers from the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin were recognized in Thomson Reuters’ list of Highly Cited Researchers in 2015 for exceptional impact in their fields.