Research Spotlight

Ulrich Dangel

Associate Professor and Program Director, School of Architecture

Prof. Ulrich Dangel has spent a lot of time around trees. Big, beautiful, old-forest trees. As the child of parents from southern Germany and Austria, Dangel grew up in Stuttgart...

F. Todd Davidson

Research Associate, Energy Institute & Webber Energy Group

For as long as he can remember, Todd Davidson has been interested in solving problems. As an engineer, he has an informed sense of what works and why, a perspective shaped...

Joshua Rhodes

Research Associate, Energy Institute | Webber Energy Group

Joshua Rhodes has always been good with numbers, but it took him a while to figure out how to turn his love of calculations and equations into a viable profession...

Joshua Apte

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

As the old expression goes, some acorns tend to fall not far from the tree...

Dave Tuttle

Research Fellow & Energy Week Coordinator, Energy Institute

Dave Tuttle has always been fascinated with how things work...

Schonna Manning

Research Assistant Professor & Director of R&D for the UTEX Culture Collection of Algae, Department of Molecular Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences

Dr. Schonna Manning studies the biology of algae...

Brooke Holleman

Research Assistant, Energy Institute | Dual Master’s recipient, Energy & Earth Resources / Public Policy

“Out of the coal ashes could rise a phoenix...”

Ben Leibowicz

Assistant Professor, Graduate Program in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering

Ben Leibowicz has always been fascinated with the big-picture...

Joshua W. Busby

Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs

For some people, a singular event or experience can ignite a passion to serve that informs an entire lifetime...

Joan Brennecke

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering | Cockrell School of Engineering

UT Austin Prof. Joan Brennecke knew at an early age that she wanted to be an engineer, the chosen profession of her father and two uncles...