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Review of Martian lake basin data provides insights into important environment

Review of Martian lake basin data provides insights into important environment

October 31, 2022

A review study involving UT researchers provided new insights into the lake basins on Mars and future directions Mars research should go in. Timothy Goudge, a geological sciences assistant professor,...

Electrical and Computer Engineering department renamed after alumni Sanjay Chandra

Electrical and Computer Engineering department renamed after alumni Sanjay Chandra

October 2, 2022

During her seven years in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rachel Carson has worked with alumni Sanjay Chandra and his family to improve the department.  On Friday, amidst a dance...

Petroleum, Geosystems Engineering department launches new sustainable energy minor

Petroleum, Geosystems Engineering department launches new sustainable energy minor

February 22, 2022
The new courses will focus on sustainability issues in energy, energy technology and policy, climate change mitigation and renewable energy technologies
UT engineers commercialize carbon capture technology to combat climate change

UT engineers commercialize carbon capture technology to combat climate change

January 25, 2022
The agreement between the Texas Carbon Management Program Group and Honeywell, a multinational conglomerate, was announced in December and gives Honeywell the right to scale the technology for commercialization.
UT researchers lead project using world’s most powerful telescope

UT researchers lead project using world’s most powerful telescope

December 15, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the November 30 flipbook.  UT researchers will lead a project using the world’s most powerful telescope to see images and data of galaxies closer...

UT study shows how Mars’ surface was formed

UT study shows how Mars’ surface was formed

December 14, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 12 flipbook. UT researchers recently discovered that, over the span of weeks, massive Mars flooding carved out canyons hundreds of meters...

UT releases new supercomputer for researchers

UT releases new supercomputer for researchers

November 28, 2021

UT is working on a supercomputer to allow more researchers to perform complex calculations based on their findings.  A collaboration between the University’s Texas Advanced Computing Center and the...

Researchers receive $1.2 million grant for telescope instrument, opens possibilities for exploring planetary conditions

Researchers receive $1.2 million grant for telescope instrument, opens possibilities for exploring planetary conditions

November 12, 2021

To better understand the conditions and potential for hosting life on other planets, a collaboration of researchers, including some from UT, received a nearly $1.2 million grant in early October for key...

Researchers work toward creating computer chips that operate like human brain

Researchers work toward creating computer chips that operate like human brain

October 3, 2021

Some UT researchers started creating a new computer chip that could be implemented within the next 10 years in computers and phones to improve their performance. The neuromorphic computer chips mimic...

UT-Austin researchers find that picky-eater fish threaten coral reef food webs around the world

UT-Austin researchers find that picky-eater fish threaten coral reef food webs around the world

September 28, 2021
Fish extinctions, a looming threat because of climate change and overfishing, will jeopardize these delicate ecosystems, the paper said.
UT researchers create new method to capture lithium that could help meet demand for electric cars

UT researchers create new method to capture lithium that could help meet demand for electric cars

September 26, 2021

UT doctoral students are part of a team developing a new method of lithium extraction, which could help meet high demand for the element and reduce its cost.   Lithium, which is used to power electronics,...

UT partners with Space Force

UT partners with Space Force

September 21, 2021

Editor's Note: This first appeared in the September 17 flipbook issue.  UT researchers are working on aerospace technology to make space missions more efficient  and prevent the possibility of space...

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