Topic: Cockrell School of Engineering

New Engineering Project Aims to Create AI for UAVs

April 26, 2018
Illustration of UAV wing breaking and UAV learning on the fly to correct itself

Thanks to a $7.5M DOD grant, Texas Engineers are developing AI for UAVs to learn "on the fly."

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Breakthrough In HIV Research

April 9, 2018
Lymphoid Tissue

New study finds some immune cells act differently in HIV-infected patients in healthy individuals, a discovery moving us one step closer to understanding how the virus works.

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Water Purification Breakthrough Uses Sunlight and Hydrogels

April 3, 2018
'Hierarchically-Nanostructured Gel' Vapor Generator

The ability to create clean, safe drinking water using only natural levels of sunlight and inexpensive gel technology could be at hand, thanks to an innovation in water purification.

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UT Austin Engineering Hosts 'Girl Day'

Feb. 22, 2018
Student demonstrating a project for children at Girl Day

The Women in Engineering Program in the Cockrell School of Engineering at UT Austin will host more than 10,000 children, parents and educators from across Texas for its 17th annual Girl Day.

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Longhorn Band Alumnus Pays It Forward

Feb. 19, 2018
Rick Church

Longhorn Band and Cockrell School of Engineering alumnus Rick Church recently made the largest planned gift ever to the Longhorn Band — $12 million, along with a $7 million gift to the Cockrell School of Engineering.

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