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TEDx Takes Over Texas Engineering

TEDxUTAustin took over the Cockrell School’s Mulva Auditorium for a sold-out event titled “Origins of Tomorrow.”

John B. Goodenough holding a battery

Inventing the Rechargeable World

John Goodenough was awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his pioneering development of the lithium-ion battery.

Driving Simulator

Autonomy Just Got Personal

Junmin Wang is reluctant to use words like “autonomy” when discussing his work, opting instead for “personalized” as a more appropriate, less jarring description.

Alan Stern holds pluto poster above his head in crowd

Reaching for the Stars

Alumnus Alan Stern reflects on leading the history-making mission to Pluto and shares insight into the future of commercial space travel.

EEB Building Rendering

A Building With Purpose

UT Austin has already firmly established itself as the energy university in the U.S. But the only missing piece has been the existence of a cutting-edge facility to allow for the pursuit of solutions to the energy challenges of the future. Until…

Greenbelt Kombucha Can

Breaking the Mold

Two "anti‑establishment" alumni entrepreneurs are reshaping the probiotic beverage market.