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UT Austin Engineering: Who Are the Texas Engineers? 

The Cockrell School of Engineering opened its doors over a century ago. We can’t even begin to count the number of research papers published, scientific breakthroughs made and graduation caps tossed at our School.   A global leader in technological advancement and engineering education, the Cockrell School is composed of seven academic departments, including the Walker …

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Ancient Rome: An Engineering Marvel

Julius Caesar may be the most recognized name in Roman history, but it was his heir Augustus who ushered in Pax Romana (Roman Peace), a golden age of art and technology lasting from 27 BC to 180 AD. Roman engineering flourished, and Roman citizens enjoyed many of the luxuries we have today. Aqueducts channeled clean …

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Should Mechanical Engineers Earn a Master’s Degree or a Graduate Certificate?

Mechanical engineers have a laundry list of job duties, including prototyping and testing devices. They are, in essence, problem solvers — out-of-the-box thinkers who approach challenges from every angle. For many mechanical engineers, solving design dilemmas and diagnosing equipment failures are second nature. But not all professional problems are limited to the design desk or …

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