Research Spotlight

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...

Wendy Wagner

Professor, School of Law

As a child growing up in the suburbs outside Chicago, Wendy Wagner knew early on that she wanted to devote her life to protecting the environment.

Carey King

Research Scientist & Assistant Director, Energy Institute

Summers are hot and slow in Temple, Texas, the small town up the road from Austin where Carey King grew up. To pass the time, he and his brothers built several skateboard ...