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September 24, 2020

New Grant Enables Creation of Polymer-Based Data Storage System

Imagine a new type of security system that, rather than storing data or an encryption key on a USB drive, encodes information into a small piece of plastic that can be unlocked only via a chemical reaction using a ... Read the story

September 22, 2020

Alumnus Reflects on Experiences in Equal Opportunity in Engineering Program

When he’s not serving as a technical sales consultant at Halliburton, Omar Gomez (B.S. Petroleum Engineering 2012) is an advocate for STEM education, mentoring younger generations interested in pursuing an engineering career. As an active member of the Cockrell ... Read the story

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September 21, 2020

Researchers Find the Right Formula for Scalable Production of Material that Can Decontaminate Water, Advance Ultra-fast Light-based Computers

An international team of researchers have found a way to refine and reliably produce an unpredictable and hard-to-control material that could impact environmental conservation, energy and consumer electronics. The material, Molybdenum Disulfide (MoS2), holds tremendous potential for numerous applications ... Read the story

September 15, 2020

New Tools for Atomic-Level Research Arrive at Texas Engineering

The universe around us is composed of atoms, and their structures and reactions are the fundamental drivers of how materials and organisms behave. A new facility gives researchers at The University of Texas at Austin the ability to explore ... Read the story

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September 14, 2020

Texas Engineering Named One of the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs in the U.S.

The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has once again been named one of the nation’s top engineering schools. In the latest U.S. News & World Report undergraduate rankings, Texas Engineering has been named ... Read the story

September 11, 2020

Antibody Test Developed for COVID-19 That is Sensitive, Specific and Scalable

An antibody test for the virus that causes COVID-19, developed by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin in collaboration with Houston Methodist and other institutions, is more accurate and can handle a much larger number of donor samples at ... Read the story


August 31, 2020

Christine Julien
Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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