Topic: Cockrell School of Engineering

University of Texas at Austin Professors Honored by National Science Organization

Oct. 25, 2007

Four professors at The University of Texas at Austin have been elected as 2007 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Education Notes: Graduate School Pipeline Programs

Oct. 25, 2007

Although African Americans and Hispanics make up 32 percent of all U.S. citizens in the average age range of Ph.D. candidates in arts and sciences, only seven percent of all doctoral recipients are black or Latino, according to a 2005 report from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

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Longhorn formula racing

Oct. 18, 2007

Get your motor running with exclusively student-built Formula SAE race cars.

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IBM honors engineering school dean

Oct. 18, 2007
IBM honors engineering school dean

Cockrell School of Engineering Dean Ben Streetman was honored during IBM Austin's 40th anniversary celebration for "outstanding leadership in engineering education and innovation." The company's research and development operation in Austin acknowledged his sustained contributions

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Methods for Regulating Wind Power's Variability Under Development by Electrical Engineer

Oct. 16, 2007

As Texas' electric grid operator prepares to add power lines for carrying future wind-generated energy, an electrical engineer at The University of Texas at Austin is developing improved methods for determining the extent to which power from a wind farm can displace a conventional power plant, and how best to regulate varying wind power.

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