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UT Energy Symposium kicks off fall semester

Sept. 27, 2018

The UT Energy Symposium commenced its fall semester of guest lectures on Thursday, Sept. 6 with a presentation from LBJ School of Public Affairs Research Prof. Raj Patel...

New study shows air pollution reduces global life expectancy by more than a year

Sept. 27, 2018

Air pollution shortens human lives by more than a year, according to a new study from a team of UT Austin environmental engineers and public health researchers...

UT engineers wrapping up work on prototype zero-emission delivery vans for UPS

Sept. 27, 2018

Former UT Energy Journalism Fellow Maria Gallucci explores the work of engineers at UT Austin’s Center for Electromechanics and...

John Goodenough powers through his 90s in his quest for a better battery

Sept. 27, 2018

Famed UT Engineering Prof. John Goodenough, who nearly 40 years ago secured his iconic stature for his role in inventing the lithium-ion battery...

What does ‘100% renewable’ really mean?

Sept. 27, 2018

Georgetown, Texas, a town just north of Austin, has been in the news lately for its decision to ‘go 100% renewable’...

Former Sec. of Energy and inaugural Energy Institute board chair passes

Sept. 20, 2018

Former Sec. of Energy Samuel Bodman passed away recently following a long illness. After a long and distinguished career in business and public service...

Energy Institute experts offer perspective on record-breaking demand for electricity

Aug. 29, 2018

Sizzling summer temperatures and record-breaking demand for electricity have provided a great opportunity...

UT oil and gas engineers to share expertise with India

Aug. 29, 2018

UT Austin engineers have signed a $5 million partnership agreement with India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation...

McDonald Observatory collaborates with West Texas oil and gas producers to protect night skies

Aug. 29, 2018

UT Austin’s renowned McDonald Observatory is collaborating with West Texas oil and gas producers to reduce light pollution...

UT researchers lead the way on carbon capture & storage

Aug. 29, 2018

UT Austin researchers are at the forefront of one of the most promising, and vexing, technological breakthroughs...