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Texas ECE Student and Alum Startup Named Finalist for SXSW Pitch

Texas ECE alum Jimmy Mahon and Texas ECE student Siddharth Thakur developed FireBot, an unmanned ground vehicle that can be deployed into burning buildings, in place of firefighters, for rescue operations.
Amit Zavery

Alumni Profile - Amit Zavery

Amit Zavery graduated from Texas ECE in 1993 with a BS in Electrical Engineering. We sat down with Amit to learn more about what he is doing now and how Texas ECE helped lead to his success.
Bob Metcalfe

Bob Metcalfe Honored by Franklin Institute for Invention of Ethernet

Cockrell School of Engineering professor Bob Metcalfe has been honored by The Franklin Institute with the 2024 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering for his “pioneering role in the design, development, and commercialization of Ethernet, an interface for networking and file sharing between computers.”
AI Center

New Texas Center Will Create Generative AI Computing Cluster Among Largest of Its Kind

UT is launching the Center for Generative AI, powered by a new GPU computing cluster, among the largest in academia. The cluster will comprise 600 NVIDIA H100s GPUs — short for graphics processing units, specialized devices to enable rapid mathematical computations, making them ideal for training AI models.
Jean Anne Incorvia

Jean Anne Incorvia Named First Recipient of APL Rising Star Award

Jean Anne Incorvia of Texas ECE has been unveiled as the first recipient of the Applied Physics Letters (APL) Rising Star Award recognizing her impactful contributions to the field.

Texas ECE Team Wins IEEE MLCAD Contest

A team of Texas ECE PhD students won first place in the 2023 ACM/IEEE Workshop on Machine Learning for CAD (MLCAD) FPGA Macro Placement Contest.
Alex Huang

Revving Up EV Battery Technology: NSF's Commercialization Program Sparks Innovation

A new battery technology is poised to boost electric vehicle capabilities by increasing how far a vehicle can go on a single charge and enabling more sustainable transportation. It could help usher in a future where electric vehicles play a major role in redefining mobility and environmental responsibility.

This technology is getting closer to

David Soloveichik

David Soloveichik Named Schmidt Science Polymath

David Soloveichik of Texas ECE has been named a 2023 Schmidt Science Polymath.

The Polymath Program is designed to push the boundaries of scientific and disciplinary limits by promoting the exploration of fresh methodologies and approaches in STEM to unlock breakthroughs and expedite progress in scientific discoveries. In receiving this award, the

Eva Nance

HHM Student Profile: Eva Nance

Eva Nance is a junior in Texas ECE focusing on Computer Architecture and Embedded Systems. She serves as a mentor in the Texas ECE Partners program, and she was awarded a Texas Exes Laredo Chapter Scholarship and a 2020 Hispanic Heritage Youth Award. She is also a research assistant in the Integrated Nano Computing Lab. We sat down with Eva to

John Schreck

Texas Institute for Electronics and Infleqtion Launch Quantum Manufacturing Center of Excellence

The University of Texas at Austin and Infleqtion, a global quantum technologies company, have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a new center of excellence for quantum manufacturing. With the recent opening of its flagship corporate office in Austin, Infleqtion will work with UT’s Texas Institute for Electronics (TIE), collaborate with