News Releases

  • Energy Expert Michael Webber Launches Online Course 'Energy 101'

    This September, world-renowned Cockrell School of Engineering energy expert and mechanical engineering professor Michael Webber will begin teaching a crash course in energy, its technology and its affects on society to thousands of students all over the globe.

    Webber’s “Energy 101: Energy Technology and Policy” is an online course designed to teach “energy fluency” to large numbers of interested students for free. Anyone with Internet access can sign up to learn about energy issues from Webber’s course, which starts Sept. 15.

  • CAEE Department Chair Sharon Wood Named Interim Dean of the Cockrell School

    Sharon L. Wood has been appointed interim dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering.

    Wood, a structural engineer and chair of the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, will assume her new role Oct. 1. She replaces Gregory L. Fenves, who will become the university’s new executive vice president and provost next month.

  • Faculty Members to Participate in National Academy of Engineering Symposium

    Four Cockrell School of Engineering faculty members will participate in the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium this fall.

  • Dave Allen Honored as American Chemical Society Fellow

    David Allen, professor of chemical engineering in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has been named a 2013 Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in recognition for his contributions to atmospheric chemistry, air quality management and environmental education.

  • Five Engineering Faculty Members Receive Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award

    Five faculty members from the Cockrell School of Engineering will receive the 2013 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award, the highest teaching honor given by the UT System Board of Regents. In total, 26 faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin will receive the award.