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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...

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...

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,..

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...

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...

The state of the US solar industry: 5 questions answered

Feb. 14, 2018

Five answers to the state of the solar industry in light of Trump’s imposition on solar panels from abroad.

How China is Reinventing its Energy Economy

Feb. 14, 2018

China’s thirst for energy is rising. But to save its cities from suffocating pollution, leaders are looking to carbon-free energy sources and electric vehicles.

While the World is on the Verge of an Automotive Revolution, Trump is Looking in the Rear View Mirror

Feb. 5, 2018

The global automotive industry is undergoing a revolution by marrying electric vehicles with artificial intelligence and communications technology, and China is poised to reap the benefits...

A Lack of Systematic Thinking Keeps America from Staying Great

Jan. 26, 2018

Our economic system operates within intellectual, social, and physical constraints. Each of these constraints can feedback to affect the others...