Science and Technology

Professor Gary Pope elected to National Academy of Engineering

March 25, 1999

Dr. Gary A. Pope, a petroleum engineering professor at The University of Texas at Austin and director of the University's Center for Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, the engineering profession's highest honor.

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Dr. Juan Sanchez appointed vice president for research at UT Austin

March 23, 1999

President Larry R. Faulkner of The University of Texas at Austin today (March 23) announced the appointment of Dr. Juan M. Sanchez as vice president for research.

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National conference focuses on the intersection of high tech and business education

March 11, 1999

Austin's growing and influential high-tech community and the highly ranked information management program at the University of Texas Graduate School of Business combined to woo the 1999 Graduate Business Conference to town today (March 11) through Sunday.

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Are Americans becoming obsessed by potential Y2K problems?

March 9, 1999

A University of Texas at Austin historian says his biggest fear about the dawn of the new millennium is not that computers will fail, but that media coverage will intensify about Y2K and panic will begin to build.

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UT scientists educate treatment professionals, news media on the latest research in alcoholism and drug abuse

March 4, 1999

Dr. Carlton Erickson, a neuropharmacologist in The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, spent almost 30 years studying how drugs and alcohol affect the human brain before he had a career-changing epiphany.

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