UT Chevron Energy Graduate Fellows Awards Announced
Six outstanding UT Austin graduate students have been selected to receive awards of $10,000 each via the UT Chevron Energy Graduate Fellows Awards Program.
UT-Led Coalition Will Build Energy Innovation Hub in Permian Basin
Funding just awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) will lay the groundwork for a new regional innovation engine in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico, helping to bridge the gaps between research, entrepreneurship, and job creation in that region.
Strategic Seed Grant Research Program Bolsters Energy Innovation Initiatives
The nine awards announced on April 25 will support the research of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows to spark new, impactful and collaborative research focused on climate security and decarbonization of the energy sector. The Energy Institute's Strategic Seed Grants program is made possible by corporate partners Chevron, Shell, SLB and longtime UT Austin supporters ExxonMobil and ConocoPhillips.
What Starts Here Energizes the World
At The University of Texas at Austin, one of the world’s leading research institutions, the Energy Institute is the gateway to UT’s top scholars and experts working across the entire spectrum of energy. We facilitate interdisciplinary research and engagement to transform the future of energy worldwide.
Fueling a Sustainable Energy Transition
The Energy Institute supported 12 multi-investigator, interdisciplinary research projects involving 53 faculty and full-time researchers from 9 colleges and schools focused on addressing some of the most pressing energy challenges facing society.
Hydrogen Resources and News
The Energy Institute is supporting the momentum behind hydrogen energy through research, partnerships, and education. Read more about the recent HyVelocity Hub announcement and stay up-to-date on hydrogen news at UT Austin.
Energy Education at The University of Texas at Austin
The Energy Institute works with schools and departments across campus to foster energy-related courses. The Institute manages the interdisciplinary Graduate Portfolio Program in Energy Studies; sponsors a weekly guest lecture series, the UT Energy Symposium; and hosts UT Energy Week, an annual gathering of energy experts.
UT Energy Bulletin
A monthly e-newsletter recap of all things energy on The University of Texas at Austin campus.
Find an Expert
Energy at UT has more than 300 energy experts contributing to world-class research.
UT Energy Week
UT Energy Week 2023, was held March 28 – 31, 2023.
UT Energy Symposium
This weekly class and public lecture series on Tuesdays during the fall/spring semesters features energy sector leaders and experts.
Catch Up on Past UT Energy Symposiums
Visit the Energy Institute YouTube channel to watch UT Energy Symposiums from our twelve-year archive. The weekly talks will resume for the fall semester on August 29.
The Energy University Leads on Battery Innovation
The Cockrell School of Engineering has launched a new website for the UT Battery Research Group, which includes 28 faculty working on everything from novel storage materials to resource recovery.
Report: The Timeline and Events of the February 2021 Texas Electric Grid Blackouts
The University of Texas at Austin has released an unbiased assessment of the data and events of the February 2021 winter storm blackouts.
New tool models future energy costs and carbon implications for U.S.
A new online interactive dashboard enables users to understand the costs and impacts of major supplies and demands of energy through the year 2050 across the U.S.
UT, Department of Energy, and partners launch hydrogen project
H2@Scale brings hydrogen industry leaders together in Texas to design, build, and operate the first dedicated renewable hydrogen network.