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  • Low-Temp Production Could Mean Cheaper, Flexible Smart Windows

    Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have invented a new flexible smart window material that, when incorporated into windows, sunroofs, or even curved glass surfaces, will have the ability to control both heat and light from the sun. Their article about the new material will be published in the September issue of Nature Materials.

  • Cockrell School Researchers Receive $2M NSF Grant to Break the Laws of Classical Physics

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a four-year, $2 million grant to Andrea Alù of the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin to break the conventional ways in which light and acoustic waves propagate.

  • Texas Engineering Welcomes New Faculty, 2016-17

    With research interests such as artificial intelligence, early cancer diagnosis, materials science and retrofit methods of aging structures, this year's incoming faculty members exhibit a wide range of engineering expertise.

  • Richard R. Neptune Named New Chair of Mechanical Engineering

    The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has named Richard R. Neptune, an accomplished professor and researcher, as the next chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

  • Texas Engineer Provides Key Leadership for New Smart Manufacturing Institute

    Cockrell School of Engineering professor Tom Edgar’s leadership in clean energy research helped to secure more than $140 million in public-private investment for a new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute that will improve the efficiency of advanced manufacturing systems and deliver dramatic energy savings nationwide.