Three faculty members of The University of Texas at Austin, including Mitchell Pryor from the Cockrell School of Engineering, have received 2022-2023 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program awards from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

A pair of professors from The University of Texas at Austin were selected as finalists for the 2022 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists.  

Lorren Banker, sophomore in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, was selected for the GE Foundation Engineering Scholarship through the Society of Women Engineering.

Roger Bonnecaze, an internationally recognized expert in rheology and modeling and simulation for nanomanufacturing who has served as a faculty member at The University of Texas at Austin for nearly 30 years, has been named dean of the university’s Cockrell School of Engineering after a national search.

More than a third of the world’s population lives in drylands, areas that experience significant water shortages. Scientists and engineers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a solution that could help people in these areas access clean drinking water.

The University of Texas at Austin is one of 13 university teams in North America set to participate in the EcoCAR EV Challenge, a prestigious collegiate competition to re-engineer state-of-the-art vehicles and prepare students for the future.

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Professor Guihua Yu, has been elected for the 2022 Class of MRS Fellows by the Materials Research Society (MRS).

Two staff members in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jennifer Horsak and Kelly Frazer, have been honored with university awards for their exemplary service to UT Austin.