So much has happened in the Cockrell School since last fall — new buildings, new leaders, new degrees, new research centers, the list goes on. Get the scoop with a sampling of our most exciting moments.
We sat down with new biomedical engineering chair Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert to learn about her impressions of campus, vision for the future and the deep commitment Texas Engineers have to advancing health care.
In their quest to build a better sling that doesn’t rely on trees, a group of entrepreneurial, hammock-loving Texas Engineering students ended up inventing a crowd-pleasing new product and launching a unique startup.
With a history that stretches back centuries, Texas and Mexico have an enduring connection. Not only do we share a 1,200-mile-long border, similar economic approaches and many cultural traditions, but we share a desire to leverage each of our strengths for a mutually beneficial return. Building upon this deep-rooted relationship, The University of Texas at Austin has made a recent push to enhance its ties with Mexico in two critical areas: research and education.
Donglei (Emma) Fan takes an active role in her daughter’s violin lessons — providing endless encouragement, listening to the pitch of each note and checking her playing postures. While other proud parents may simply see an aspiring violinist, Fan, a mechanical and materials science engineer, sees an opportunity to invent a new learning tool for the next generation.
From alumni outreach to student life programming, staff members dedicate themselves to improving and advancing the Cockrell School. Read about two of our many “unsung heroes,” and find out what inspires them to build a better Texas Engineering experience for the next generation.
We sat down with John Shebat — a mechanical engineering junior, backstroker on the Texas Men’s Swimming and Diving team and 2020 Olympic Games contender — to hear about his commitment to engineering and swimming.
How does a leading corporation ensure it has the capacity to grow and maintain its leadership position? I see the answer as a three-legged approach, where success depends on all three supports.
A new, advanced, lightbased microscope invented at UT Austin offers a glimpse deep inside living cells