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August 10, 2020

Henry Rossiter was planning the trip of the lifetime when the COVID-19 pandemic began sweeping across the United States, forcing people into isolation. It was one of the many things in his life upended by the virus. A UT ... Read the story

August 06, 2020

Finding Blood's Breaking Point: New Research Aims to Explore the Relationship Between Coronavirus and Blood Clots

Blood clots have emerged as one of an increasing number of deadly side effects of the novel coronavirus in some patients. Cockrell School of Engineering researchers are embarking on a project to learn more about the onset of thromboembolism, ... Read the story

August 04, 2020

Cockrell School Joins Multi-University Partnership to Design New Nuclear Research Reactor

The University of Texas at Austin is part of a consortium of four universities designing a new nuclear research reactor to advance research in clean energy. The consortium of universities is partnering with Natura Resources on a $30.5 million effort ... Read the story

July 30, 2020

UT Spinout Newormics to Test HIV-AIDS Treatments Using Novel Worm Screening Platform

There remains no single cure to HIV, but a combination of different drugs can keep the deadly disease at bay and allow people to live long and healthy lives. But every medication, especially combinations of drugs, can lead to ... Read the story

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July 23, 2020

Why Where You Live Can Impact Lung Health

It's well known that poor air quality can lead to health problems. But research from the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin uncovers new information about how air quality issues can affect important processes ... Read the story

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July 21, 2020

Confronting Racial Inequalities in STEM

Students, faculty, staff and leadership from academic institutions across the U.S., including The University of Texas at Austin, came together this month in a virtual event to share experiences and barriers facing Black scholars in STEM fields. Hosted by ... Read the story


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July 23, 2020

Bob Hebner
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Director, Center for Electromechanics

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