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.

Krasner Bills

This bill is the first step in a broader strategy to improve the acquisition of IT capabilities across all state agencies. This will allow the state to become more efficient, effective, transparent, accountable, less wasteful and continue to provide excellent services to the citizens of Texas. 

Formula Sun Grand Prix

The University of Texas Solar Vehicles Team is competing 3 days of racing in the Formula Sun Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas. Listen to the feature by KUT Austin.

Francesco Monticone

Dr. Francesco Monticone was awarded the inaugural Margarida Jacome Dissertation Prize for his dissertation “Scattering Engineering at the Extreme with Metamaterials, Metasurfaces, and Nanostructures."