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Addressing the Needs of Tomorrow by Collaborating Today

Cockrell School research priorities are inspired by societal challenges that require advances in technology and engineering. Making progress requires multidisciplinary collaboration.

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NSF Grant Makes Texas a Laboratory for Electric Vehicles

The Center for Transportation and Electricity Convergence was recently established and will be operated jointly by The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University.

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Smart Grid Project to Offer Hands-on Opportunities for Students

Graduate students will help develop a power grid for the Pecan Street Project, a sustainable energy research partnership aimed at reinventing energy use.

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Engineering Student Leads Longhorn Band as New Drum Major

David Forinash, a mechanical engineering student, will stoke the excitement of Texas fans as the new drum major of the prestigious Longhorn Band.

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Texas 4000 Bike Tour Rooted in UT Engineering Legacy

Daniel Walk was just a freshman in 2006 when he saw a flyer posted outside of an engineering building about a summer charity bike ride from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska.

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