Topic: Engineering

Single-System Solar Tech Cuts Clean Energy Costs in Half

May 22, 2018
UT's solar farm located on Pickle Research Campus

The DOE has awarded $3 million to UT engineers to overcome the Achilles’ heel of the solar power story: efficient energy storage.

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New Engineering Building to Open at UT Austin

Sept. 25, 2017
engineering education and research center

Texas Engineering to celebrate opening of highly anticipated Engineering Education and Research Center.

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A Future Face of Energy

Feb. 9, 2017
Karan Jerath

At the age of 20, Karan Jerath has invented a device that could prevent oil spills, became the youngest member of the Forbes 30 Under 30 Energy list, and was selected as a UN Young Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals.

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We Still Need Better Hurricane Storm Surge Prediction

Sept. 24, 2015
Storm Surge Model

Although the Atlantic Ocean has been relatively quiet this season, events such as Hurricane Rita remind us that forecasting chaotic storms is an imperfect science, but there are ways we can make it better. And it starts with how we predict storm surge.

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NSF Funds Cyberinfrastructure Effort at UT Austin

July 21, 2015
Clint Dawson's Hurricane Model

The Cockrell School of Engineering is leading the effort to build a software platform, data repository and tools that will help the US design more resilient buildings, levees and other public infrastructure that could protect lives, property and communities.

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