Topic: Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

Hildebrand Department Established

Nov. 7, 2017
Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

A transformative gift has been made by the Hildebrand Foundation to support the Cockrell School of Engineering.

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Nanoparticles and Magnets Remove Oil from Water

June 8, 2017
oil magnet

UT Austin researchers used magnetic nanoparticles to separate oil from water through a simple process that relies on electrostatic force and a magnet. 

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Statoil Boosts Graduate Research

Nov. 10, 2016
EngineeringResearch

Statoil, an international energy company based in Norway, has signed a $2.5 million partnership renewal agreement with UT Austin to support graduate student research.

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Gates Foundation Grant Funds Malaria Research

May 26, 2016
Chun Huh

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering received a $100,000 grant from the Gates Foundation for health-related research.

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The Drilling Automation Lab

Sept. 25, 2015
The Drilling Automation Lab at UT Austin

"You can be an environmentalist and join the oil and gas industry."

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