Topic: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Engineers Invent Bubble-Pen Lithography Technique

Jan. 18, 2016
bubble pen, cockrell school of engineering, nanoparticles, longhorn

Researchers have developed a device and technique, called bubble-pen lithography, that can efficiently handle nanoparticles.

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Goodenough Receives Prestigious Global Innovation Prize

Oct. 13, 2015
John B. Goodenough

John B. Goodenough will receive the Samson Prize, totaling $1 million. It is the world’s largest monetary prize awarded in the field of alternative fuels and is granted to scientists who have made critical advancements.

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New Cathode Material Discovered for Sodium-Ion Batteries

Sept. 24, 2015
John Goodenough

Professor John Goodenough, the inventor of the lithium-ion battery, and his team have identified a new cathode material, presenting a significant advancement in the race to develop a commercially viable sodium-ion battery.

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Professor Wins $750,000 Engineering Prize for Mobile Medical Tool

Sept. 3, 2014

Yuebing ZhengAUSTIN, Texas  Yuebing Zheng, a mechanical engineering assistant professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, was selected for the prestigious Beckman Young Investigator Award.

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UT Austin Engineering Professor Makes Top Innovators Under 35 List

Aug. 19, 2014

[caption id="attachment_47385" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Guihua Yu, an assistant professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering, is working on advancing a special class of materials, called energy hydrogels, which could lead to the next generation of batteries."]Guihua Yu, an assistant professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering, is working on advancing a special class of materials, called energy hydrogels, which could lead to the next generation of batteries.[/caption]

AUSTIN, Texas  MIT Technology Review has named Cockrell School of Engineering assistant professor Guihua Yu to its prestigious list of the world's top 35 Innovators Under the age of 35. Yu was chosen for his work developing materials that could drive advancements in energy storage, health monitoring and environmental cleanup.

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