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AI framework advances multimodal communication between humans, robots

AI framework advances multimodal communication between humans, robots

Amirtha Jayakumaran, Senior News Reporter October 9, 2023

A team of UT researchers developed an AI framework to advance communication between robots and humans, furthering robots’ capabilities in assisting humans. MUTEX (MUltimodal Task specification for...

Hal Alper, professor of chemical engineering, surveys one of the labs that he works in on Oct. 4, 2023 in the Petroleum and Chemical Engineering building. Much of the research he has done that earned him the Acrivos Award was conducted in these labs.

UT professor wins national chemical engineering award

Maryam Ahmed, General News Reporter October 6, 2023

A UT professor received a nationally acclaimed chemical engineering award that will be presented to him in Orlando, Florida in early November. Chemical engineering professor Hal Alper won the Andreas...

CDC funds UT-UMass Amherst partnership to create disease outbreak network

CDC funds UT-UMass Amherst partnership to create disease outbreak network

Raiyan Shaik, Senior News Reporter October 5, 2023

The Center for Disease Control selected a team of researchers at UT and the University of Massachusetts Amherst to assist with creating the nation’s first outbreak response and disease modeling network.  The...

UT researchers receive grant to apply principles of human vision, learning to autonomous robots

UT researchers receive grant to apply principles of human vision, learning to autonomous robots

Sowmya Sridhar, General News Reporter October 4, 2023

UT researchers received a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation on Sept. 1 to apply insights on how humans learn to create more efficient autonomous vehicles.  Principal investigator...

Assistant professor Dr. Lief Fenno works in the lab in Dell Medical School on Oct. 2nd, 2023. He was granted $1 million to further his psychiatric research.

UT lab receives $1 million grant to advance psychiatric treatment research

Erika Pernis, General News Reporter October 3, 2023

Fenno Lab received a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to continue their research on creating molecular tools to personalize psychiatric treatments to patient needs. Emma Babaian, a neuroscience...

UT researchers find neighborhood trust during childhood contributes to better cognitive health later in life

UT researchers find neighborhood trust during childhood contributes to better cognitive health later in life

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter October 2, 2023

New work from UT researchers found that childhood neighborhood cohesion, the amount of trust and belonging a person feels in their community, impacts cognitive health later in life. Graduate research...

UT researchers assist in discovery of two species of prehistoric lemur-like primates

UT researchers assist in discovery of two species of prehistoric lemur-like primates

Elijah Carll, General News Reporter October 1, 2023

Researchers from three academic institutions, including The University of Texas at Austin, released a study on Sept. 20 detailing the discovery of two new species of prehistoric primates resembling modern-day...

New collaboration between Cockrell School of Engineering, Kay Bailey Hutchison Energy Center propels University commitment to energy research

New collaboration between Cockrell School of Engineering, Kay Bailey Hutchison Energy Center propels University commitment to energy research

Melanie Faz, General News Reporter September 28, 2023

The Cockrell School of Engineering joined the Kay Bailey Hutchison Energy Center to expand the curriculum and resources offered to students while enhancing UT’s effort to tackle the issue of energy security. Founded...

UT researchers receive $2.6 million grant to study pollution’s impact on children

UT researchers receive $2.6 million grant to study pollution’s impact on children

Maryam Ahmed, General News Reporter September 28, 2023

A UT research team received a $2.6 million grant to research air pollution’s nonuniform effect on Travis County children. The grant, received from the National Institute of Health, focuses on the...

UT researchers work to transform ambient air into clean water

UT researchers work to transform ambient air into clean water

Jaelyn Rodriguez, General News Reporter September 27, 2023

UT researchers developed a process of converting moisture in the atmosphere into drinkable water in an effort to combat global water shortages. Led by Guihua Yu, a materials science and mechanical engineering...

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UT professor to join Stanford panel on AI research

Khiry Duffey, General News Reporter September 27, 2023

Samantha Shorey, assistant professor and design researcher at the Moody College of Communication, was selected to join a Stanford University study panel of leading thinkers tasked with exploring the role...

UT students in the Data Lab at the PCL on September 25, 2023.

Texas Open Science Summit celebrates the ‘Year of Open Science’

Mara Ramazanoglu, General News Reporter September 27, 2023

The Texas Open Science Summit brought together research experts to celebrate 2023’s designation as the “Year of Open Science” on Sept. 20. Open science, as defined by the United Nations Educational,...

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