Topic: Cockrell School of Engineering

Goodenough Introduces New Battery Technology

Feb. 28, 2017
John Goodenough

John Goodenough and his team have developed the first all-solid-state battery cells that could lead to safer, faster-charging, longer-lasting rechargeable batteries.


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UT Austin Engineering Hosts ‘Girl Day'

Feb. 21, 2017

The Women in Engineering Program in the Cockrell School of Engineering will host its 16th annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day and Girl Day STEM Festival. 

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New Mechanical Metamaterials Can Block Symmetry of Motion

Feb. 13, 2017

A team led by engineers at The University of Texas at Austin has invented the first mechanical metamaterials that easily transfer motion effortlessly in one direction while blocking it in the other.

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NAE Elects UT Austin Professor, Five Alumni

Feb. 8, 2017
David Allen

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected David T. Allen, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering, and five alumni to the prestigious academy.


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Storing Solar Power Increases Energy Use and Emissions

Jan. 30, 2017
solar panels

Homes with solar panels do not require on-site storage to reap the biggest economic and environmental benefits of solar energy, according to UT Austin research. 

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