Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are tackling two of the bigger challenges facing electric vehicles: limited range and slow recharging.

The Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin seeks applicants for multiple tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Established in 1957, the Distinguished Engineering Graduate Award is the highest honor that the Cockrell School bestows on its alumni. The five distinguished engineering graduates for 2021 are pioneers, entrepreneurs and highly respected leaders in their fields and in their communities.

Janet Ellzey, professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering has been selected to receive the 2022-2023 President's Award for Global Learning, the flagship initiative of the university’s International Board of Advisors.  

Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin and North Carolina State University have discovered for the first time a unique property in complex nanostructures that has thus far only been found in simple nanostructures.

The Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering's undergraduate program has once again been named one of the nation’s top mechanical engineering programs in the country. In the latest U.S. News & World Report undergraduate rankings, our undergraduate program ranked No. 10.

Filippo Mangolini, assistant professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been selected for the 2022 Burt L. Newkirk Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Tanya Hutter, Assistant Professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, received a National Institutes of Health Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award (R21) from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Carolyn Seepersad and Zhenghui Sha received national-level awards at the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference this month.

Donglei “Emma” Fan, Associate Professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, has received the National Science Foundation Mid-Career Advancement Award that includes $500,000 in funding.