Engineering Professors Earn Honorable Mention in “Create the Future” Competition

 

UT College of Engineering faculty members Ramki Kalyanaraman, an associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and Gerd Duscher, an associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, have received an honorable mention for their entry in the 2013 “Create the Future” sustainable-technology design contest.

Their patent-pending design is for an ultra-light, high-efficiency solar fiber, with the aim of creating fabric and clothing that would convert light into energy.

To read the full story, visit the College of Engineering’s website.

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