Topic: Infrastructure

University of Texas at Austin Supercomputing Center to Receive $10 Million in Private Funding

Feb. 21, 2012

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today announced it has received a commitment of $10 million from the O'Donnell Foundation to advance data-driven science, also called data-enabled or data-intensive science.

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Examining Haiti's infrastructure post-quake

Jan. 12, 2012
Engineer Wassim Ghannoum (right) assessed which critical buildings, such as schools and hospitals, were still safe to use.

Two years ago a catastrophic earthquake ravaged Haiti. Professors from the Cockrell School were among a team of engineers and scientists that evaluated Port-au-Prince's infrastructure for safety.

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Engineering Professor in Business Week

Feb. 11, 2009
Engineering Professor in Business Week

With the U.S. Congress in the middle of a debate over the massive economic stimulus package, it seems likely that as much as one-quarter of the proposed $800 billion-plus will go to upgrading the nation's badly neglected infrastructure.

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