News Releases

  • Texas Engineers to Play Role in Energizing India

    Engineers with The University of Texas at Austin signed a $5 million deal over 10 years with India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).

  • New Semiconducting Crystal Rivals Diamond for Heat Conductivity

    The need for faster and smaller electronics has resulted in microelectronic components that produce progressively more heat. Thus, heat dissipation is an important issue, and one solution for cooling is to develop novel semiconducting materials with high thermal conductivity.

  • Texas Engineering Graduate Student Represents U.S. at 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

    Angela Wagner is already an outstanding representation of the caliber of Texas Engineering graduate students — she has received many awards, including a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, she has worked in industry, and she was part of the small team that invented Zepatier, a drug approved by the FDA in 2016 that is used to treat chronic hepatitis C in adults. 

  • Richard L. Corsi Named Next Dean of Engineering at Portland State University

    Cockrell School of Engineering professor and indoor air quality expert Richard L. Corsi has been named as the next dean of Portland State University’s Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science. He will begin his appointment on Sept. 1, 2018.

  • Nation’s Largest-Ever Indoor Air Quality Experiment Coming to ‘UTest House’

    In the developed world, human beings spend the majority of their lives indoors. Whether we are working, relaxing, cooking, cleaning or sleeping, it’s estimated the average person will spend 90 percent of his or her time in an indoor environment. Yet little is understood about how chemical compounds indoors interact and transform throughout our daily lives.