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Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Program Ranked No. 10 in U.S.

The Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering's undergraduate program has once again been named one of the nation’s top mechanical engineering programs in the country. In the latest U.S. News & World Report undergraduate rankings, our undergraduate program ranked No. 10.

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ME Graduate Student Wins Big at the Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition

Iman Salafian, 2nd year Ph.D. candidate in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, won two awards in the recent Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition. 

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Mark Hamilton Receives the Gold Medal Award from the Acoustical Society of America

Mark Hamilton, professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been selected to receive the Gold Medal Award by the Acoustical Society of America

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Researchers Aim to Shed Light on Cellular Bonding, Including COVID Cells

The way cells interact with each other is among the most fundamental aspects of understanding the body and developing effective treatments for diseases. However, the tools for observing how cells behave in various circumstances remain flawed, despite intense focus from researchers around the globe.

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Centenarian of Energy Innovation

Happy 100th Birthday to John B. Goodenough, professor and Nobel Laureate. On July 22nd, a group of students, colleagues, and friends gathered at UT Austin to celebrate his life and world-changing work.

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