News Releases

  • Texas Engineer Wins Presidential Early Career Award

    Cockrell School associate professor Deji Akinwande and UT Austin College of Natural Sciences assistant professor Keji Lai have been selected to receive Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the United States government’s highest honor for scientists and engineers in the early stages of research.

  • UT System Invests $2M to Expand ‘Engineer Your World’ and Offer College Credit to High School Students

    The University of Texas System Board of Regents recently approved $2 million to expand The University of Texas at Austin’s Engineer Your World program to better prepare high school students for college engineering programs and allow them to receive college credits.

  • Cockrell School's Nicholas Peppas to Hold Joint Appointment in Dell Medical School

    Nicholas Peppas, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering and director of the Institute of Biomaterials, Drug Delivery and Regenerative Medicine, has received a courtesy appointment in the Dell Medical School’s Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care.

  • Two UT Austin Professors and Two Alumni Elected to National Academy of Engineering

    The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced today that David R. Maidment, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering, and Bridget R. Scanlon, senior research scientist in the Jackson School of Geosciences, have been elected to the prestigious academy.

  • Alumni Invest in Future Green Energy Leaders

    While a staff member in The University of Texas at Austin’s Utilities and Energy Management division, alumnus Rusty Osborne (B.S. Botany 1975) devoted his 30-year career to making campus operations more sustainable. As a result of his efforts, the university saves a significant amount of energy, water and costs every year and has become a recognized energy efficiency leader among universities across the U.S.