College is a place for experimentation and experience. Juggling classes, jobs, and student organizations, there is no limit to getting involved at UT; and many students have turned to research as another avenue of exploration.
The Thermal Façade Labs at the University of Texas at Austin are two outdoor facilities that allow UT professors, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers to conduct groundbreaking research on facades, window systems, and the thermal dynamics of buildings.
Dr. Atila Novoselac is an associate professor in Cockrell’s Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering. He’s an expert in Architectural Engineering and Building Energy and Environments and has worked on more sponsored projects (sixteen) than Novak Djoković has had Tennis Grand Slam wins (twelve).
Dr. Marjorie Woods is a Professor of Medieval Literature at the College of Liberal Arts. She is the Blumberg Centennial Professor of English and University Distinguished Teaching Professor, and has received numerous teaching awards, including the Humanities Research Award, the Harry Ransom Award for Teaching Excellence, the University President’s Associates’ Teaching Excellence Award, and the Chad Oliver Plan II Teaching Award.
Shayan Bhathena is a senior at The University of Texas at Austin majoring in Plan II and Human Biology. Shayan works as a peer mentor for the Biology of Biofuels stream in the Freshman Research Initiative, and is currently researching the biology of a biofuels species commonly called switchgrass, or Panicum virgatum.
In this interview with our Communications Director Diane Sun, Dr. Raghunathan draws on his research expertise and personal experiences to offer students advice on the most seemingly elusive pursuit of modern times.
Throughout her undergraduate career, Caitlin has played an active role in many organizations, such as serving as the President of Omega Chi Epsilon (the chemical engineering honor society), playing in UT’s marching band, and working as an undergraduate researcher in Dr. Hal Alper’s lab.
Six hundred years ago, on October 25th, 1415, the Battle of Agincourt was fought between the English and French armies. One of the most famous speeches in English literature is the one that Henry V makes before this battle in Shakespeare’s Henry V.