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Chemical Engineer Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Tom Truskett, Cockrell School of Engineering professor and chair of the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, and three other University of Texas at Austin faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society.

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New E-Tattoo is Thinnest of Its Kind and Could Transform Body Monitoring Tech

A cross-disciplinary team of researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a new kind of electronic tattoo that monitors bodily functions and signals from the heart and brain.

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Texas Engineers Develop New Material for Better Lithium-Ion Batteries

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered a family of anode materials that can double the charge capacity of lithium-ion battery anodes — a breakthrough that opens the door to cheaper, smaller and lighter batteries in the future.

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NIH Awards $4.6 Million to Professors Fighting Diseases Through Innovative Cell Research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) today awarded two highly competitive research grants of $2.3 million each in total costs to engineering and science faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin for innovative approaches to addressing challenges in biomedical research.

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Texas Engineers and Scientists to Launch $15.6 Million Center for Materials Research

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering and the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin have received a $15.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to discover and advance new types of materials for use in many applications including energy storage, medical devices and information processing.

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