Archive for: Cockrell School of Engineering

 

Dreams into Movies

Electrodes connected to a sleeping person’s head, lab-coated scientists monitoring a computer screen for subconscious activity—the ability to watch somebody’s...

 
 

Spinning Wheels

In the northwestern corner of New Mexico, massive sheets of rock shoot out of the earth 7,000 feet high. It’s Shiprock—an iconic formation found among the 27,000...

 
 

Fungus, Thy Name is Bevo

When Cockrell School of Engineering researchers uncovered a never-before-identified strain of fungi in their lab at the University of Texas, they made sure it would...

 
 

Breaking Ground

It was a rare, frozen-breath kind of day on campus, but even the brisk weather couldn’t stop the inevitable: The Cockrell School of Engineering is getting...

 
 

The Demolition of the ENS Building [Watch]

The Engineering-Science Building, which has been a stalwart piece of the engineering quad for the last 50 years, is no more. The aging building stood partially empty...

 
 

Up in the Air

The drone revolution isn’t coming—it’s already here. Can UT expertise help us navigate the future? The stadium was buzzing. It was a balmy day in...

 
 

Latest U.S. News Rankings Put UT at 53rd Nationally, 17th Among Publics

A college’s reputation is a tricky thing to quantify. Still, in the form of rankings, reputation is nevertheless a meaningful indicator for students and...

 
 

Texas Ex Leaves $35 Million to UT’s Engineering School

A $35 million donation to UT’s engineering school has just made UT history as the largest scholarship endowment the Forty Acres has ever seen. T. W. “Tom”...

 
 

‘Discovery is in our DNA’: Inside Hans Mark’s Incredible Career

After fleeing Nazi Germany for a life in the U.S., UT engineering professor Hans Mark worked in Mission Control during the first moon landing, pushed President Reagan...

 
 

UT Engineers Caution Parents About Chemicals in Crib Mattresses

As if being a new parent isn’t stressful enough, studies and trends often have cautious parents running out to get the latest and greatest baby buys. Sifting...

 
 
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