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Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program Ranked #10 in the Nation for 2023

The mechanical engineering graduate program in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has been ranked No. 10 according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 graduate school rankings.

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More than a third of the world’s population lives in drylands, areas that experience significant water shortages. Scientists and engineers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a solution that could help people in these areas access clean drinking water.

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UT Austin Selected for EcoCAR EV Challenge to Make Next-Gen Vehicle

The University of Texas at Austin is one of 13 university teams in North America set to participate in the EcoCAR EV Challenge, a prestigious collegiate competition to re-engineer state-of-the-art vehicles and prepare students for the future.

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Texas Engineers Selected for 2022 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Five graduate students with the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering have been selected for the 2022 National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program. 

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Our Nobel Laureate

On December 10, 2019, John B. Goodenough received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his contributions to the development of the lithium-ion battery.

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John Goodenough Nobel prize
 

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