Shared Autonomous Vehicles: Rethinking The Morning Commute

Cockrell School transportation experts are leading national efforts to study different aspects of autonomous, or driverless, vehicles.

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Engineering Devices for the Future of Health Care

From treatment to monitoring, researchers throughout the Cockrell School are finding technological solutions in many areas of health care.

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Tillerson Family Commits $5 Million to Cockrell School, Bolsters Engineering Education and Research Center

Alumnus and ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, and his wife, Renda, have made a pledge of $5 million to support the EERC.

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Crib Mattresses Emit High Rates of Potentially Harmful Chemicals, Cockrell School Engineers Find

In a first-of-its-kind study, a team of environmental engineers found that infants are exposed to high levels of chemical emissions from crib mattresses while they sleep.

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INFOGRAPHIC: How a 22-Ton Robot Will Help Shed LIght on the Dark Energy Mystery

Engineers at UT Austin, including Cockrell School alumni and students, work on upgrade to Hobby-Eberly Telescope.

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Fine-Tuning NASA’s Most Powerful Rocket

NASA has put together a highly skilled team of industry and academic partners, including the Cockrell School, to test the new RS-25 — the first reusable rocket engine in history.

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