Topic: Cockrell School of Engineering

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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Production Method Could Advance Plastics, Pharmaceuticals

Feb. 12, 2018
Hal Alper

Team's new, cost-effective production method could advance the pharmaceutical and plastics industries.

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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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