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Inspiring Future Engineers One Outreach Event at a Time

Thanks to outreach efforts, the Cockrell School engages with more than 9,000 K-12 students annually. Along the way, we're helping to reverse the nation's declining math and science trend.

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Research, Policy and Industry Leaders Discuss Energy at Student-led UT Energy Forum

Engineering faculty and students discussed global energy challenges – and the innovations needed to help solve them – during the UT Energy Forum.

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Student-developed Satellites Complete Goal of Mission, Successfully Separate in Space

Watch an animation to learn more about Emma and Sara Lily, two student-built satellites that were launched into space Nov. 19.

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Harnessing the Power of Sunlight to Produce Fuels

A professor is teaming up with one of the most decorated chemists on the planet to harness the power of sunlight and produce fuels that could one day substitute for oil.

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Bob Metcalfe Engages Students in Unique "Enernet" Talk

Inventor of Ethernet and Professor of Innovation Bob Metcalfe spoke to a packed auditorium about how the Internet's history can be used to help understand and solve the energy crisis.