April 01, 2020

Solving the Ventilator Shortage with Windshield Wiper Parts

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are building a new type of ventilator made of cheap, widely available materials to help fill the demand created by the spread of COVID-19 for these critical devices that help patients ... Read the story

March 26, 2020

In WIRED, the Cockrell School’s Bob Hebner, director of the Center for Electromechanics at UT Austin, says that the reduced demand on power as businesses shut down and more people work from home gives the electrical grid and utilities ... Read the story

March 26, 2020

Petroleum Extension Program Announces Free E-Learning Resources for High Schools and Community Colleges

Now, more than ever, we understand the challenges many educational institutions across the nation face due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s why, in an effort to help mitigate these challenges and reinforce our support to students in Texas and ... Read the story

Viewpoints

February 27, 2020

Fernanda Leite
Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

cover of Texas Engineering magazine with 3d printer illustration
cover of Texas Engineering magazine with group of students