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October 15, 2020

New Online Graduate Certificate Programs Create ‘Stackable’ Pathway to UT Master’s Degree

The Cockrell School of Engineering has launched a first-of-its-kind program in graduate education at The University of Texas at Austin that allows participants to pursue career-focused course bundles that can be applied as academic credit toward a graduate degree.

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October 14, 2020

'Wacky Materials' Enhance the Power of New Infrared LED

A new light-emitting-diode (LED) could greatly improve the cost and efficiency of remote sensing systems and infrared screens. In a paper published in Optica, researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin outline ... Read the story

October 12, 2020

Researchers have developed a system of computer programs called ADCIRC that use mathematical models of physical forces to simulate and predict the storm surge an incoming storm will produce based on the official hurricane forecast tracks. It has successfully forecast storm ... Read the story

October 12, 2020

The Power of Community — How EOE Became a Lifeline to One Alumna’s Success

Stellar grades. Strong work ethic. Heavy involvement in networking organizations. The ability to land a top summer internship. We have come to identify these as key indicators of success in college and determining factors of post-college achievement. While the ... Read the story

October 08, 2020

People say that starting and growing a company is like giving birth and raising a child. For NwaBebé co-founders and Longhorns Dara Chike-Obi (Law ’08, McCombs ’20) and Cockrell School of Engineering associate professor Lydia Contreras, entrepreneurship and motherhood ... Read the story

October 05, 2020

Predictive Science Research Gets Major Boost Thanks to the Department of Energy

Many of the decisions we make are now guided by computational simulations, from designing new spacecraft to predicting the spread of a pandemic. But it's not enough for a simulation model to just issue predictions. A decision-maker needs to ... Read the story


August 31, 2020

Christine Julien
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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