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Ultra-Thin Memory Storage Device Paves Way for More Powerful Computing

 Engineers worldwide have been developing alternative ways to provide greater memory storage capacity on even smaller computer chips. Previous research into two-dimensional atomic sheets for memory storage has failed to uncover their potential — until now.

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First-of-its-Kind Chemical Oscillator Offers New Level of Molecular Control

DNA molecules that follow specific instructions could offer more precise molecular control of synthetic chemical systems, a discovery that opens the door for engineers to create molecular machines with new and complex behaviors. Researchers have created chemical amplifiers and a chemical oscillator using a systematic method that has the potential to embed sophisticated circuit computation within molecular systems designed for applications in health care, advanced materials and nanotechnology.

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Two UT Austin Engineers Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

 Robert W. Heath Jr. and Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert of the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

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Dean Sharon Wood Receives National Civil Engineering Award

Cockrell School Dean Sharon L. Wood has received the 2018 Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

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Peppas Elected as Foreign Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering

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 elected as a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).

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