Science and Technology

Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering to Announce New Name

Nov. 3, 2017
Photo of petroleum and geosystems engineering building

Celebrating a milestone gift and a new name for the Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering.

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Williams Named Inventor of the Year

Nov. 3, 2017
Bill Williams Inventor of the Year 2017

The award honors a researcher whose discoveries have made a significant impact in commercialized technologies. Dr. Williams commands an impressive list of 35 patents in the fields of drug delivery, processing and biotechnology.

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Nine Habits for a Highly Effective Disaster Recovery

Nov. 3, 2017
Hurricane Destruction

We can draw lessons from the aftermaths of 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina. 

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UT Ranks No. 10 for Scientific Research

Nov. 1, 2017
research

The latest Nature Index supplement ranks UT Austin No. 10 for scientific research.

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Winds Driving Warm Water Under East Antarctic

Nov. 1, 2017
Totten glacier

Research led by The University of Texas at Austin has found that wind is responsible for bringing warm water to Totten’s underbelly, causing the glacier to melt from below. 

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