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  • Texas Engineering Becomes New Home for EPA Water Infrastructure Center

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has given $3.9 million to researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin to establish the new Center for Infrastructure Modeling and Management, which will develop and improve open source water infrastructure models and share tools and research findings to assist local communities and stakeholders.

  • Cockrell School Rises to No. 3 in Graduation Rates for Minority Engineering Students

    In the 2016 ranking of the U.S.’ top degree-producing engineering schools, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education has ranked the Cockrell School of Engineering the No. 3 producer of minority engineering graduates in the nation and the No. 1 in Texas.

  • NASCENT Center Adds Emerson and Renwick as New Industrial Partner

    NASCENT, a National Science Foundation-funded Nanosystems Engineering Research Center headquartered in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has added Emerson and Renwick to the center’s Industrial Partnership Program.

  • UT Austin to Launch New Environmental Engineering Undergraduate Degree

    The University of Texas at Austin is introducing a new Bachelor of Science degree in environmental engineering. The program, which will be offered by the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering in the Cockrell School of Engineering, includes a multidisciplinary curriculum focused on creating solutions to environmental challenges facing the planet and protecting human health and quality of life.

  • Texas Engineering First to Offer Bachelor of Science in Computational Engineering

    The University of Texas at Austin is introducing a new Bachelor of Science degree in computational engineering — a new field that focuses on modeling and simulation to develop solutions for society — with the first freshman class set to start in fall 2017. UT Austin is the first university in the United States to offer this as a major at the undergraduate level.