Research In Engineering Part 2: The Thermal Façade Lab

December 13, 2016 texasurj 0

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.

An Interview with Dr. Marjorie Woods

October 17, 2016 texasurj 0

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.

The Biology of Biofuels: An Interview with Shayan Bhathena

October 5, 2016 texasurj 0

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.

UT Alumni: An Interview with Caitlin Spofford

April 4, 2016 texasurj 1

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.