Donglei ‘Emma’ Fan, associate professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been selected as the 2022 Ilene Busch-Vishniac Lecturer at the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering.

Jamie Warner, the Hayden Head Centennial Professor in Mechanical Engineering, has been appointed as the new director of the Texas Materials Institute, effective July 1, 2022.

John Goodenough has been a part of rarified air for decades now. And this week he joined another exclusive club.The lithium-ion battery pioneer and Nobel Prize winner turned 100.

In new research published recently in ACS Nano, researchers from the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin created the first ever solid-state optical nanomotor.

The Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) is advancing a project to use electric buses as mobile backup generators to make sure critical infrastructure like hospitals and fire stations are available during disasters and severe weather events.

Three faculty members of The University of Texas at Austin, including Mitchell Pryor from the Cockrell School of Engineering, have received 2022-2023 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program awards from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

A pair of professors from The University of Texas at Austin were selected as finalists for the 2022 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists.  

Lorren Banker, sophomore in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, was selected for the GE Foundation Engineering Scholarship through the Society of Women Engineering.

Roger Bonnecaze, an internationally recognized expert in rheology and modeling and simulation for nanomanufacturing who has served as a faculty member at The University of Texas at Austin for nearly 30 years, has been named dean of the university’s Cockrell School of Engineering after a national search.