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).

Two students from the Materials Science and Engineering graduate program were selected for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship 2022.

Yuanyue Liu, assistant professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded the Scialog Award.

Cockrell School of Engineering professor Guihua Yu, a materials scientist and engineer in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering and in UT’s Texas Materials Institute and Energy Institute, has received the 2022 Norman Hackerman Award in Chemical Research from The Welch Foundation

A research team from The University of Texas at Austin featuring battery luminaries John Goodenough and Arumugam Manthiram has secured a grant as part of the Battery500 consortium to continue their groundbreaking work.

University of Texas at Austin researchers have created a new sodium-based battery material that is highly stable, capable of recharging as quickly as a traditional lithium-ion battery and able to pave the way toward delivering more energy than current battery technologies.

UT Materials Science and Engineering graduate student Jingang Li was awarded the Silver Materials Research Society Award, and Materials Science and Engineering graduate student Xiao Zhang was awarded Gold Materials Research Society Award.

Texas Materials Institute is proud to announce that nine of our faculty have been named Highly Cited Researchers, according to the Highly Cited Researchers 2021 list from the Web of Science Group and Clarivate.

TMI Director, Arumugam Manthiram, was recently highlighted by CNBC for his work in cobalt-free batteries.