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UT Austin, ExxonMobil team up for methane hydrate research

Feb. 27, 2018
UT Austin and scientists from ExxonMobil are collaborating on a special project aimed at learning more about methane hydrates...

Texas’ “All the above” approach to energy examined during State Department workshop

Feb. 27, 2018
Texas’ ‘all of the above’ approach to energy was on full display recently during a workshop UT Austin hosted...

Sec. of State Rex Tillerson calls for modernizing NAFTA in UT Austin speech on eve of Latin American visits

Feb. 27, 2018
U.S. Secretary of State and UT alum Rex Tillerson discussed modernizing NAFTA during a Feb. 1 event on the UT Austin campus...

New Lithium collection method could boost global supply

Feb. 27, 2018
Chemical Engineering Prof. Benny Freeman and his colleagues at Monash University in Australia have discovered a new way to extract lithium...

Prof. Michael Webber named Presidential Leadership Scholar

Feb. 27, 2018
Energy Institute Deputy Director Michael Webber has been named a Presidential Leadership Scholar...

While the world is on the verge of an automotive revolution, Trump looks in the rear view mirror

Feb. 27, 2018
The global automotive industry is undergoing a revolution by integrating advances in electric vehicles with artificial intelligence and communications technology...

Thousands attend 2018 UT Girl Day

Feb. 27, 2018
Thousands of girls from around the state attended UT Austin’s Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day,..

The need for systematic thinking

Feb. 27, 2018
The U.S. economy changes and adapts to circumstances, physical constraints, and rules that we have created through an assortment of individual and collective decisions...

Tariff on foreign solar modules likely won’t slow down growth in U.S. installations

Feb. 27, 2018
The Trump Administration’s recent imposition of tariffs on foreign-manufactured solar modules could dampen growth of the U.S. solar industry...

Fourth annual UT Energy Week explored new technologies, emerging trends, latest research findings

Feb. 23, 2018
About 500 people attended UT Energy Week 2018, an annual exploration of topical energy issues facing society sponsored by the University of Texas at Austin...