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.

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.

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Professor Guihua Yu, has been elected for the 2022 Class of MRS Fellows by the Materials Research Society (MRS).

Two staff members in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jennifer Horsak and Kelly Frazer, have been honored with university awards for their exemplary service to UT Austin.

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

Michael Haberman, Assistant Professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Applied Research Laboratories at UT Austin, was selected for the 2021 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award. 

Last weekend the Undergraduate Advisory Board for Mechanical Engineering hosted a two-day Create-a-thon event.

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.

Keya Ghonasgi, a graduate student in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering has been selected for the 2022 University Graduate Continuing Fellowship.

Tanya Hutter, assistant professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas, has been selected as a 2022 Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry.