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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...

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.