Topic: Department of Mechanical Engineering

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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Engineers Build World's Smallest, Fastest Nanomotor

May 21, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas  Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have built the smallest, fastest and longest-running tiny synthetic motor to date. The team's nanomotor is an important step toward developing miniature machines that could one day move through the body to administer insulin for diabetics when needed, or target and treat cancer cells without harming good cells.

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UT Austin Engineers Build First Nonreciprocal Acoustic Circulator: A One-Way Sound Device

Jan. 30, 2014

A team of researchers at The University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering has built the first-ever circulator for sound.

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UT Austin Researchers Grow Large Graphene Crystals That Have Exceptional Electrical Properties

Nov. 14, 2013

When it comes to the growth of graphene an ultrathin, ultrastrong, all-carbon material it is survival of the fittest, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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