The 1980s television program MacGyver sparked interest in science. The National Academy of Engineering is hoping it can serve as inspiration to a new generation, and is sponsoring a contest for ideas for a show that would feature a female engineer in the lead role. UT students—male or female, engineer or not—are encouraged to enter.
College of Engineering News
How much must one person care about their alma mater for their name to appear in two places? Ask John Tickle.
The nuclear engineering department at UT built on a series of successes recently by bringing home eight top awards at a conference hosted by the American Nuclear Society at Texas A&M University.
UT will award an honorary degree to a national advocate for children and welcome leaders in business, healthcare, and government for spring commencement ceremonies set for May 6–8.
The Center for Transportation Research and KAT recently held a contest for students to enter their best drawings and designs for potential use on buses and trolleys.
Three UT doctoral students have been selected to be a part of the 2015 National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
John D. Tickle—a longtime supporter of UT and a member of the College of Engineering’s board of advisors—is past president of ACMA, met with IACMI and ACMA members.
More than 350 high school and college students turned out for the first WomEngineers Day hosted by the College of Engineering.
A recent online tutorial set participation records for a trio of UT science-related centers.
Thanks to a program being funded in conjunction with the US Department of Agriculture, researchers at UT are helping lead a study on how best to avoid problems water use issues like the ones facing California and other areas.