Topic: Cockrell School of Engineering

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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October Health Notes: Breast Cancer

Oct. 11, 2007

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss the illness, from women's body perceptions to the connection between emotions and physical healing.

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New Membrane Strips Carbon Dioxide from Natural Gas Faster and Better

Oct. 11, 2007

A modified plastic material greatly improves the ability to separate global warming-linked carbon dioxide from natural gas as the gas is prepared for use, according to engineers at The University of Texas at Austin who have analyzed the new plastic's performance.

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