As electric vehicles grow in popularity, the spotlight shines more brightly on some of their remaining major issues. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are tackling two of the bigger challenges facing electric vehicles: limited range and slow recharging.

Donglei “Emma” Fan, Associate Professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, has received the National Science Foundation Mid-Career Advancement Award that includes $500,000 in funding.

Dr. Jingang Li, a Ph.D. graduate from Materials Science and Engineering Program and Texas Materials Institute at UT Austin, was awarded the prestigious 2021 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad by the China Scholarship Council.

Dr. Guihua Yu and his students were featured in this months Texas Monthly due to their incredible research on creating a hydrogel that can 'conjure clean drinking water out of thin air.'

Donglei ‘Emma’ Fan, associate professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been selected as the 2022 Ilene Busch-Vishniac Lecturer at the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering.

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Motors are everywhere in our day-to-day lives — from cars to washing machines. A futuristic scientific field is working on tiny motors that could power a network of nanomachines and replace some of the power sources we use in devices today.

Blood pressure is one of the most important indicators of heart health, but it’s tough to frequently and reliably measure outside of a clinical setting. For decades, cuff-based devices that constrict around the arm to give a reading have been the gold standard. But now, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University have developed an electronic tattoo that can be worn comfortably on the wrist for hours and deliver continuous blood pressure measurements at an accuracy level exceeding nearly all available options on the market today.

More than a third of the world’s population lives in drylands, areas that experience significant water shortages. Scientists and engineers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a solution that could help people in these areas access clean drinking water.

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Professor Guihua Yu, has been elected for the 2022 Class of MRS Fellows by the Materials Research Society (MRS).