December 05, 2019

Drilling for Clean Energy: New Initiative Positions Texas as Geothermal Energy Leader

With a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, the Cockrell School of Engineering is launching a unique initiative that aims to make The University of Texas at Austin a national hub for geothermal energy expertise and ... Read the story

November 19, 2019

Connecting Communities: Alumnus Finds His Passion Building Footbridges for Isolated Rural Communities

When a dramatic thunderstorm sweeps over Texas, the first question that often comes to mind is, “Where did I put my umbrella?” But, in many impoverished and isolated rural communities around the world, the implications are far more drastic ... Read the story

November 08, 2019

Nicholas Peppas Honored for Mentorship of Generations of Graduate Students

Nicholas Peppas, professor of biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, pediatrics, surgery and pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin and an expert in biomaterials and drug delivery systems, has been awarded the Sigma Xi Monie A. Ferst Award sponsored ... Read the story