Topic: Mechanical engineering

UT Austin Senior Wins National Student Employee of the Year

April 13, 2015
Coleman Tharpe

You may not suspect that a senior majoring in anthropology and radio-television-film is shaping the future of Texas engineering, but then, you haven’t met Coleman Tharpe, a marketing and communication student employee with the Department of Mechanical Engineering’s Webber Energy Group at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Two Renowned Cardiovascular Experts Join University's Computational Institute

Aug. 23, 2011

Two internationally recognized experts in the use of computer modeling and simulation to address heart disease and other complex health problems are joining The University of Texas at Austin's faculty to help advance the university as a national leader in biomedicine.

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Engineering Professor Awarded $1 Million for Research Enabling Scale-Up of Promising Graphene

Jan. 18, 2011

A professor at the Cockrell School of Engineering has been awarded a $1 million grant to lead research on graphene, an atom-thick layer of carbon scientists and engineers believe could one day surpass silicon, steel and plastic and thus transform how everything from electronics, cars, airplanes and even buildings are produced.

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Engineers Receive $3.2 Million in National Science Foundation CAREER Awards

Feb. 17, 2009

Eight engineering assistant professors at The University of Texas at Austin have been awarded Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation, an honor which recognizes promising young faculty and supports their research with five years of funding.

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Plan II senior joins Teach For America Corps

Feb. 21, 2008
Plan II senior joins Teach For America Corps

Ella Miesner, a mechanical engineering and Plan II senior, has been selected to join the 2008 Teach For America Corps as an Amgen Fellow. Teach For America is the national corps of recent college graduates who commit two years to teach in underserved public schools.

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