Features Story Archive
Shared Autonomous Vehicles: Rethinking The Morning Commute
- Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Cockrell School transportation experts are leading national efforts to study different aspects of autonomous, or driverless, vehicles.
Engineering Devices for the Future of Health Care
- Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014
From treatment to monitoring, researchers throughout the Cockrell School are finding technological solutions in many areas of health care.
Tillerson Family Commits $5 Million to Cockrell School, Bolsters Engineering Education and Research Center
- Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014
Alumnus and ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, and his wife, Renda, have made a pledge of $5 million to support the EERC.
Crib Mattresses Emit High Rates of Potentially Harmful Chemicals, Cockrell School Engineers Find
- Wednesday, Apr 02, 2014
In a first-of-its-kind study, a team of environmental engineers found that infants are exposed to high levels of chemical emissions from crib mattresses while they sleep.
INFOGRAPHIC: How a 22-Ton Robot Will Help Shed LIght on the Dark Energy Mystery
- Thursday, Mar 20, 2014
Engineers at UT Austin, including Cockrell School alumni and students, work on upgrade to Hobby-Eberly Telescope.