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Texas Unleashes Stampede for Science

April 10, 2013

You hear it before you see it — a roar like a factory in full production. ...

Chemistry Major Wade Wang Is Helping to Build a Better Microchip

January 25, 2013

When 17-year-old chemistry major Wade Wang arrived in the lab of professor C. Grant Willson, he was presented with a challenge. ...

Physicists Take Photonic Topological Insulators to the Next Level

December 21, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas—Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have designed a simulation that for the first time emulates key properties of electronic topological insulators. Their simulation, which was described this week in Nature Materials, is part of a rapidly moving scientific race to understand and exploit the potential of topological insulators, which are ...

Chemist Named Inventor of the Year by UT Austin

December 7, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin honored two researchers whose collaboration led to a company that aims to change how electronics are made. Professors C. Grant Willson and S.V. ...

The Emerging Revolution in Game Theory

October 16, 2012

[Originally published on The Physics arXiv Blog, MIT Technology Review] ...

Six Assistant Profs Win CAREER Awards from National Science Foundation

September 24, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas – Six assistant professors in the College of Natural Sciences have received Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation. The CAREER awards recognize promising young faculty and supports their research with five years of funding. ...

They Are Robots and This Is Robocup

September 5, 2012

A website devoted to covering the world of soccer adds a pinch of science by covering Robocup. ...

UT^2 Game Bot Judged More Human Than Human

September 5, 2012

Screenshot from Unreal Tournament 2004, the videogame in which in which multiple players and bots battle each other with different weapons and abilities. ...

Tower Talk: A Good Summer for UT Science

August 6, 2012

UT President Bill Powers gives praise to Brent Waters of the College of Natural Sciences for receiving a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. Mathematician Alessio Figalli also gets a shout-out. ...

Heavy Hitters

August 1, 2012

The Economist speaks with Dr. Peter Stone about how making sporting robots can aid in using them for rescue missions. ...

Team Creates World’s Smallest Semiconductor Laser

August 1, 2012

Forbes reports on research done at UT, with colleagues in China and Taiwan, to create a nano laser device. ...

Intern Stories: Facebooking on the Job

July 19, 2012

By Katie Thompson, the Career Design Center Parth Upadhyay is a Software Development Engineering (SDE) intern at Facebook on the Real Time Infrastructure team. This is his second internship. His first internship was at Bloomberg in New York City, New York. ...

UT Robots Win Soccer Championship

July 3, 2012

The Austin Business Journal reports on our robot squad’s triumph in Mexico City. ...

Molecular Matchmaking for Drug Discovery

June 5, 2012

[By Aaron Dubrow, Texas Advanced Computing Center] ...

A Tree of Life Grows in Texas

April 11, 2012

Tandy Warnow, David Bruton, Jr. Centennial Professor in Computer Science. ...

In a World of Driverless Cars

March 16, 2012

The Cities page on Atlantic.com takes a look at research on the intersections of the future done by computer scientist Peter Stone. ...

Power Profiles to Help Electronics Go Green

February 21, 2012

Computerworld discusses “power profile” research by a UT computer science professor. ...

Research Could Lower Device Energy Use

January 30, 2012

TechJournal South reports on computer scientist Kathryn McKinley’s creation of power profiles for microprocessors. ...

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