Topic: Michael Downer

Particle Accelerator That Can Fit on a Tabletop Opens New Chapter for Science Research

June 20, 2013

laser plasma acceleratorPhysicists at The University of Texas at Austin have built a tabletop particle accelerator that can generate energies and speeds previously reached only by major facilities that are hundreds of meters long and cost hundreds of millions of dollars to build.

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Teaching at its best

Dec. 9, 2011
Pictured from left to right: Jay L. Banner, Charles J. Holahan, Sharon Jarvis, President Bill Powers, Beth Maloch, Michael W.

The university's commitment to exemplary teaching shines with seven new faculty members inducted into the prestigious Academy of Distinguished Teachers.

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Outstanding Teaching in University of Texas System Institutions Recognized by the Board of Regents

Aug. 24, 2011

The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System has recognized 72 faculty members from institutions within the system for outstanding teaching, including 34 faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Faculty Members Named to Prestigious Academy of Distinguished Teachers

June 6, 2011

Seven faculty members have been named to the prestigious Academy of Distinguished Teachers at The University of Texas at Austin, Steven W. Leslie, executive vice president and provost, has announced.

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Four faculty awarded teaching fellowships

May 1, 2008
Four faculty awarded teaching fellowships

The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost has awarded four faculty members the Dads' Association Centennial Teaching Fellowship. Faculty members considered for appointment to these fellowships are engaged in the instruction of freshman undergraduates.

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