Topic: Department of Civil Architectural and Environmental Engineering

UT Austin Unveil Hyper-Local Pollution Map

June 2, 2017
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Engineering researchers have developed the most detailed and extensive local map of air pollution ever produced, using Google Street View cars to measure air quality on a block-by-block basis. 

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EPA Selects UT Austin for Water Infrastructure Center

Nov. 3, 2016
St. Louis flood, Center for Infrastructure Modeling and Management, UT Austin, Cockrell School of Engineering

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has given $3.9 million to UT Austin to establish the new Center for Infrastructure Modeling and Management.

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UT Austin Launches New Environmental Engineering Degree

Oct. 26, 2016
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The UT Austin is introducing a new Bachelor of Science degree in environmental engineering.

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Singapore Taps Cockrell School's Construction Expertise

Oct. 27, 2015
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The Construction Industry Institute (CII), a research consortium based in the Cockrell School of Engineering at UT Austin, has signed a $3 million agreement with Singapore to help improve the productivity of the country’s energy and chemicals industry.

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Crib Mattresses Emit High Rates of Potentially Harmful Chemicals, Cockrell School Engineers Find

April 2, 2014

Editor's note from UT Austin media relations office on funding: As noted in the release, this study was funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Nordic Research Opportunity program, a joint program between NSF and the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (Tekes).

AUSTIN, Texas  In a first-of-its-kind study, a team of environmental engineers from the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin found that infants are exposed to high levels of chemical emissions from crib mattresses while they sleep.

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