Vijay Garg RV'17

Texas ECE Professor Vijay Garg and his former PhD student Himanshu Chauhan received the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Runtime Verification 2017 (RV’17), held September 13th–16

Andrea Thomaz

In modern society, robots and humans are becoming increasingly integrated. Already, robots assist people in factories, hospitals and households, as well as share the roads.

Bovik VIF

Texas ECE Professor Al Bovik’s neuroscience-based Visual Information Fidelity (VIF)picture quality measurement tool has been built into the core of Netflix’s quality system which controls the quality of every video streamed by Netflix to all customers world-wide.

Evdokia Niklova Receives NSF Grant to Improve Power Grid Efficiency

Evdokia Nikolova, Assistant Professor in Texas ECE, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for her work on "AitF: Collaborative Research: Algorithms and Mechanisms for the Distribution Grid.”  


Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering and the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin have received a $15.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to discover and advance new types of materials for use in many applications including energy storage, medical devices and information processing.

Sanjay Banerjee

Prof. Sanjay Banerjee, Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has been named a recipient of one of two  2017 University Research Awards awarded by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in consultation with the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC).


The UT Austin Villa team won 3rd prize at the RoboCup@Home 2017 competition in Nagoya, in the category of Domestic Standard Platform League.