Topic: Rodney Ruoff

Seven Faculty Members Named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Nov. 29, 2012

Seven faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS fellows are chosen annually by their peers to recognize their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

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Enhanced Electrical Energy Storage May Result from Research at The University of Texas at Austin

May 12, 2011

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering have created a new porous, three-dimensional carbon that can be used as a greatly enhanced supercapacitor, holding promise for energy storage in everything from energy grids and electric cars to consumer electronics.

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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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Graphene, the Promising "Wonder" Material for Nanoelectronics, Now Passes Heat Transfer Test

April 9, 2010

The wish list for qualities of the perfect electronic material is relatively short, among them: high electron mobility, high mechanical strength and high thermal conductivity. In the quest for smaller, faster, cheaper computers, mobile phones and other personal digital devices these traits are key.

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