News Releases

  • Texas Engineers Build High-Performance Transistors Using Inkjet-Printing

    In the last decade, methods for producing electrical components and devices by inkjet printing them onto paper, plastics and other materials have advanced, opening the door for enhanced functionality and a new generation of electronics made from sustainable materials.

  • Engineers Invent a Bubble-Pen to Write with Nanoparticles

    Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have solved a problem in micro- and nanofabrication — how to quickly, gently and precisely handle tiny particles — that will allow researchers to more easily build tiny machines, biomedical sensors, optical computers, solar panels and other devices.

  • Adam Heller Named Honorary Member of Electrochemical Society

    Adam Heller, chemical engineering research professor and professor emeritus in the Cockrell School, has been named the 78th Honorary Member of the Electrochemical Society (ECS). This prestigious recognition is only bestowed upon long-standing ECS members who have made exceptional contributions to the advancement of electrochemistry and allied disciplines.

  • Rick Neptune Appointed Interim Chair of Mechanical Engineering

    Professor Rick Neptune has been named interim chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Cockrell School of Engineering. He will assume the role on Jan. 1, 2016.

  • Three UT Austin Professors Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

    UT Austin professors George Georgiou and Thomas Milner of the Cockrell School of Engineering and Jonathan L. Sessler of the College of Natural Sciences have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).