Science and Technology

Five Longhorns Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 7, 2018
UT Austin

Four professors and one alumna from UT Austin have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for 2018.

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Virtual Reality Helps Explore the "GPS of the Mind"

Feb. 5, 2018
VR and Brain

UT Neuroscientist uses virtual reality to study how the brain orients us in space.

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Two Postdocs Receive Fellowships to Study Extrasolar Planets

Jan. 31, 2018
Aaron Rizzuto and Ya-Lin Wu

Two postdoctoral fellows in the Department of Astronomy at The University of Texas at Austin have received the 51 Pegasi b Fellowship from the Heising-Simons Foundation.

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Fourth Annual UT Energy Week Kicks Off

Jan. 29, 2018
UT Energy Week

Experts representing varying interests and perspectives have gathered on the UT Austin campus to kick off UT Energy Week, an annual conference exploring vital energy issues facing society.

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UT's STEM Deans Tackle Science's Diversity Problem

Jan. 29, 2018
3 Female STEM Deans

Women make up more than 50 percent of undergraduates but only 30 percent of the STEM workforce – and people identifying as black or Hispanic make up 11 percent. What is UT Austin doing about it?

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