Research

We conduct research that matters.

As a premier, research-extensive institution, our students—undergraduate and graduate—delve further into subjects they may have only dreamed about.

Recent examples include zero-energy housing, using supercomputers for medical breakthroughs, and studying diseases in species around the world.

But our collaborations are in no way limited to science.

From improving mental health and education to economics and taxation efficiencies, our work impacts people, places, and industries throughout the world.

Research News

Computing Pioneer Dean Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Mark Dean, a professor in the College of Engineering and an icon in the world of personal computing, has added another title to his already prestigious career: National Academy of Inventors Fellow for 2014.


New Positions Highlight Eastman’s $2M Engineering Commitment to UT

The College of Engineering and Eastman have built upon the momentum of their partnership by naming two new professors of practice. Yan Xu and Matthew Young received the designation as part of the company's $2 million-plus commitment to the college.


UT’s Parker Selected as National Science Foundation Division Director

When an accomplished faculty member takes a new position with another institution, it typically isn't cause for celebration. However, when that institution is the National Science Foundation and the professor can continue working with their school—as is the case with UT's Lynne Parker—it is a double bonus for the university.


UT Research Offers Explanation for Titan Dune Puzzle

Titan, Saturn's largest moon, is a peculiar place. Unlike any other moon, it has a dense atmosphere.


UT Wins Second Place in International Student Supercomputing Competition

UT's role as a leader in computing advancements was affirmed again recently as a team of students captured second place at the Student Cluster Competition in New Orleans.


Study: “Family” Matters When Predicting Ecosystems’ Reaction to Global Change

A UT study shows that just as our family histories dictate what we look like and how we act, plant evolutionary history shapes community responses to interacting with agents of global change.


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