Topic: Engineering

We Still Need Better Hurricane Storm Surge Prediction

Sept. 24, 2015
Storm Surge Model

Although the Atlantic Ocean has been relatively quiet this season, events such as Hurricane Rita remind us that forecasting chaotic storms is an imperfect science, but there are ways we can make it better. And it starts with how we predict storm surge.

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NSF Funds Cyberinfrastructure Effort at UT Austin

July 21, 2015
Clint Dawson's Hurricane Model

The Cockrell School of Engineering is leading the effort to build a software platform, data repository and tools that will help the US design more resilient buildings, levees and other public infrastructure that could protect lives, property and communities.

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ExxonMobil Foundation Donates Record Matching Gift Amount

May 4, 2015

The ExxonMobil Foundation has donated nearly $1.5 million to UT Austin to help boost business, engineering and geosciences programs and support the foundation’s mission to encourage women and minorities to pursue careers as scientists and engineers. 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Computational Medicine Day explores supercomputing in medicine

May 12, 2014

EVENT: The university's first Computational Medicine Day.

WHEN: May 13, 2014.

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Three Faculty Members to Receive Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers

Jan. 8, 2014

Three faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin have been selected to receive Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their research careers.

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