Iman Salafian, 2nd year Ph.D. candidate in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, won two awards in the recent Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition. 

Mark Hamilton, professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been selected to receive the Gold Medal Award by the Acoustical Society of America

The way cells interact with each other is among the most fundamental aspects of understanding the body and developing effective treatments for diseases. However, the tools for observing how cells behave in various circumstances remain flawed, despite intense focus from researchers around the globe.

Arumugam Ram Manthiram, professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been selected as the first recipient of the John B. Goodenough Award of The Electrochemical Society.

Nancy Guo, a recent Ph.D. graduate in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, as been named to Forbes 30 Under 30 in the Science category.

Conny Egozi, a Ph.D. graduate student in the Nuclear and Radiation Engineering Program in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, received an award to present her paper at the International Atomic Energy Agency Symposium on International Safeguards.

Yuanyue Liu, assistant professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, has received the OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry from the American Chemical Society.

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has docketed Abilene Christian University’s Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing (NEXT) Lab construction permit application, placing it under formal regulatory review. The application is the first for a new research reactor in more than 30 years and the first-ever for an advanced university research reactor. This is in collaboration with NEXT Research Alliance which includes The University of Texas at Austin.

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the 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.