Topic: Cockrell School of Engineering

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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Three Professors Named to National Academy of Inventors

Dec. 13, 2016

John B. Goodenough, James W. McGinity and Sidigata V. (S.V.) Sreenivasan have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.

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Renowned UT Inventor Boosts Faculty Innovation

Dec. 13, 2016
The Innovation Center

UT Austin has received more than $200,000 in gifts that will fund Innovation Grants for UT Austin faculty entrepreneurs.

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