UT Austin ranked #26 among world's best in scientific productivity
A new ranking done by The Nature Index rated The University of Texas at
Austin as one of the most productive scientific research institutions.
Read more about the rankings.
New radio wave device could lead to faster downloads, fewer dropped calls,
Cockrell School of Engineering researchers have developed a smaller, more
efficient, magnetic-free radio wave circulator that can be used in cellphones
and other wireless devices.
Read the full story at the Cockrell website.
Nasal-spray Ebola vaccine shows promise in monkeys
Additional funding is needed to continue developing a vaccine using a
common cold virus engineered to carry a piece of Ebola DNA
led by UT Austin researchers.
Learn more from NBC News.
Researchers gain eagle-eye view of world via premier digital mapping tool
In the aftermath of a flash flood, researchers at the Bureau of Economic Geology,
part of the Jackson School of Geosciences, took to the sky on a "first response"
effort with one of the world's most advanced digital mapping tools.
Learn more at the JSG website.
2014 Inventors of the Year
Two of the most renowned professors at The University of Texas at Austin
were honored at the 2014 Inventor Award Ceremony. UT Austin researchers with
issued U.S. patents were also recognized for their discoveries.
Read more about the 2014 Inventors
of the Year.
OTC will be closed December 22 through January 1 for the winter break.
Business will resume Friday, January 2, 2015.
Nominated by their peers, Professors Beaman and Peppas were named Fellows of the NAI
for outstanding contributions to innovation in creating or facilitating inventions that have
made a substantial impact on society.
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U.S. public universities are under pressure to improve the low percentage rate of university-generated technologies that are licensed. OTC head Dan Sharp explains UT Austin's approach.
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UT professors are behind some of the most innovative technologies that are changing
the world today—the lithium-ion battery and a less painful glucose monitoring device,
just to name a few.
» Check out five creations that started with Longhorns and are changing the world