professor lydia contreras sitting in lab

Extreme Measures: 5 Questions with Lydia Contreras

Lydia Contreras discusses how her work on cellular engineering could affect human health.

black and white illustration of city skyline

What Makes a City Smart?

The smart cities movement has gained momentum, pushed forward by political leaders, scientists, engineers and residents of cities themselves.

Clay Johnson in lab coat

Starting from Scratch

Dr. Clay Johnston, dean of the Dell Medical School, gives his perspective on health challenges facing society and the role engineers play in improving health care.

group of students posing with Dr McKetta

A Community-Wide Commitment

The ambitious “Challenge for McKetta" fundraising effort was completed in spring 2016.

close up of gloved fingers holding micro chip

Research Visualized

Awe-inspiring experiments, tiny devices and otherworldly materials are just a few of the fascinating things on display in Texas Engineering Laboratories.

view of the USS Ford at night

We Built What?

One of the most important mechanisms aboard the USS Gerald R. Ford was developed by engineers at UT Austin.

ut tower

Alumni Notes

Texas Engineering alumni lead industries, launch companies and help develop solutions that improve lives around the world.