Topic: Michael Webber

UT Austin Faculty Experts to Discuss Galveston Bay Oil Spill

March 23, 2014

As crews work to clean up oil from Saturday's fuel leak in Galveston Bay, Texas experts offer insight into ramifications of spills for companies and the general public. Specialists on petroleum production, Texas wildlife, environmental law and policy from The University of Texas at Austin are available to help evaluate the incident and broader energy issues raised by the spill. This list below will likely be expanded. Please check back for the latest contacts. 

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Frog-Attacking Bats, Energy Predictions Make News

Feb. 3, 2014
Frog-Attacking Bats, Energy Predictions Make News

From the lethal lure of a frog's serenade to predictions about future energy concerns and findings of increased divorce in conservative areas, UT research is in the news. Learn more.

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UT Professor to Discuss the Interdependence of Energy and Water

Aug. 5, 2013

Contact: Faith Singer-Villalobos, 512.232.5771

Date: Aug. 5, 2013

Event: "A Thirst for Power: The Global Nexus of Energy and Water" with Michael Webber, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

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Headliners: Tracking Energy in Hollywood

May 20, 2013
Headliners: Tracking Energy in Hollywood

From "Energy at the Movies" to bombing North Korea, the research and opinions of UT faculty members captured the media's attention this spring. Read the headlines.

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Study Determines Theoretical Energy Benefits and Potential of Algae Fuels

July 19, 2012

It's theoretically possible to produce about 500 times as much energy from algae fuels as is needed to grow the fuels, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

However, limited by existing technology, the researchers found in a separate study that their algae growing facility is getting out about one-five hundredth as much energy as it currently puts in to grow the fuels.

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