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Korgel recognized for nanomaterials research

March 29, 2018

UT Austin Chemical Engineering Prof. Brian Korgel has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his work in the synthesis and applications of nanocrystals, nanowires and their assemblies...

Milliron receives 2018 O’Donnell Award in Engineering

March 29, 2018

Prof. Delia Milliron has been awarded the 2018 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Engineering from The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST)...

New Federal Budget Puts Price on Carbon

March 9, 2018

Republicans have agreed to put a price on carbon, at least temporarily...

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...

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...

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...

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...