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.Read more
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.Read more
The UT Austin is introducing a new Bachelor of Science degree in environmental engineering.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more