Topic: Cockrell School of Engineering

Global Satellite Mission Recognized for Improving Understanding of Earth's Water Changes

Dec. 18, 2007

The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) mission operated by the Center for Space Research at The University of Texas at Austin has received the prestigious William T. Pecora Award for outstanding contributions toward understanding the Earth through remote sensing.

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Students Solve Environmental Challenges with Robots During First LEGO League Tournament

Dec. 6, 2007

EVENT: More than 500 elementary and middle school students will compete in engineering challenges in the fourth annual Central Texas FIRST LEGO League Championship Tournament attended by state Sen. Kirk Watson and others.

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Improving Detection of Nuclear Smuggling Goal of Computer Model of Mechanical Engineers

Nov. 27, 2007

A team of mechanical engineering professors at The University of Texas at Austin has received $1.9 million to expand a computer model that is already helping guide national decisions about placement of devices to detect nuclear smuggling attempts.

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Ph.D. student awarded Cockrell Fellowship

Nov. 15, 2007
Ph.D. student awarded Cockrell Fellowship

Maggie Phillips, a second year Ph.D. student in biomedical engineering, was awarded a multi-year Cockrell Fellowship. Phillips is recognized for her exceptional academic and research performance. She is working on a Ph.D.

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Women Engineers chapter gets national award

Nov. 15, 2007
Women Engineers chapter gets national award

The Society of Women Engineers university chapter received five 2007 national awards for exemplary chapter work and individual research.

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