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With over 10,000 square feet of lab space and state-of-the-art instrumentation and equipment, TMI is a world-class hub for materials research.

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Materials Science

Our Materials Science and Engineering program is one of the best in the nation, and our graduates go on to be leaders in their fields.

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Seminar Series

TMI hosts prestigious speakers throughout the year to promote research collaboration and learning across material science and engineering at UT.

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Goodenough Materials Innovation Lectures

In honor of Nobel Laureate Goodenough, this lecture series aims to bring leading experimentalists and theorists engaged in the broad field of materials to illustrate the past and present of materials research, and thereby create a vision for future innovation in this space.

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Professor Vaibhav Bahadur (VB) Innovates Green Hydrogen Production from Oilfield-Produced Water

Professor Vaibhav Bahadur, renowned for his pioneering work in thermal-fluid sciences and materials, unveils groundbreaking research at the intersection of energy, water, hydrogen production and environmental protection.

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Guihua Yu, Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

A trio of Texas Engineers have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society. One of them being our very own, Dr. Guihua Yu!

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UT Austin's Medical Device is Featured at Inside Out Event

UT Austin continues to lead the way in pioneering research that addresses critical societal needs, exemplified by the work of Dr. Tanya Hutter and her team. The project aims to transform respiratory health through a smart device that incorporates advanced sensors and a user-friendly design, with interactive breathing training capabilities.

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Dr. Huiliang (Evan) Wang Receives 2024 ASEE Gulf Southwest Outstanding Young Faculty Award

Dr. Huiliang (Evan) Wang, from the Biomedical Engineering department of University of Texas at Austin, has been honored with the prestigious, 2024 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Gulf Southwest (GSW) Outstanding Young Faculty Award. The announcement came during the ASEE Gulf Southwest Conference held at West Texas A&M University from March 10-12, 2024.

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Guihua Yu Featured in People Magazine

Dr. Guihua Yu, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, has invented a pioneering water filter to tackle pollution. His breakthrough earned him a feature in People news.

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