A team of engineers led by 94-year-old John Goodenough, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and co-inventor of the lithium-ion battery, has developed the first all-solid-state battery cells that could lead to safer, faster-charging, longer-lasting rechargeable batteries for handheld mobile devices, electric cars and stationary energy storage.
Two Electrical & Computer Engineering Ph.D. students, Amritesh Rai and Maruthi Yogeesh, have been selected as finalists for the highly selective $100,000 United States Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QInF), along with one other team from The University of Texas at Austin.
Engineers and scientists at The University of Texas at Austin and the AMOLF institute in the Netherlands have invented the first mechanical metamaterials that easily transfer motion effortlessly in one direction while blocking it in the other, as described in the Feb. 13 issue of Nature.
According to a new paper published in the journal Nature, Esteva and a team of researchers have trained a computer to identify images of skin cancer moles and lesions as accurately as a dermatologist.
Andrea Alù, Texas ECE Professor, is the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Young Investigator Award from the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute.
Andrea Alù and David Pan, professors at Texas ECE, have been elected to the grade of fellow of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). SPIE is an international society advancing an interdisciplinary approach to the science and application of light.