Planet Texas 2050 highlights Assistant Professor Miriam Solis' work to shed light on environmental challenges and injustices faced by communities in the Rio Grande Valley, as seen through the lens of local high school students.
Professor Elizabeth Mueller is part of a multidisciplinary team of researchers from across campus, including Dell Medical School and the Steve Hicks School of Social Work, studying how and why local environments influence health, specifically disparities in asthma rates.
Planet Texas 2050 highlights ways they've been able to collaborate with the City of Austin on important climate resilience work, including Assistant Professor Katherine Lieberknecht's efforts in support of the Resilience Hub Networks.
Associate Professor Junfeng Jiao is part of a federally funded research project with the City of Austin to better understand the impact of extreme climate shifts on Texas communities and their infrastructure
The Austin American-Statesman spoke with Associate Professor Alex Karner about CapMetro's Public Safety Program, citing recommendations put forth by students in his Spring 2023 planning course about transit in Austin
Partners from the University of Pennsylvania, Texas Southern, Louisiana State University, and others joined us for two days of research presentations, program updates, and discussions about the future of the Tier 1 University Transportation Center.
Associate Professor Jake Wegmann speaks with Smart Cities Dive about a pilot program that will hire community members to work closely with vulnerable renters and homeowners in Austin to help them access housing resources.
The University of Houston highlights a new multidisciplinary project that will use artificial intelligence to support the food charity ecosystem and food-insecure Texans. Associate Professor Junfeng Jiao is a part of the research team.
The Austin Monitor reports on the success of Austin's Civilian Conservation Corps, citing a report developed by Assistant Professor Miriam Solis and students that is motivating a five-year road map for the program.
The Austin Chronicle covers several of Associate Professor Junfeng Jiao's collaborative projects with the City of Austin to incorporate artificial intelligence and smart city technologies into city operations.
Professor Liz Mueller and Associate Professor Jake Wegmann are among a group of UT Austin faculty who have identified five ways to address Texas’s housing affordability crisis, via the LBJ School of Public Affairs.
A new mobility hub in the Georgian Acres neighborhood is providing much-needed transportation services to a community living in a ‘transit desert’ and may serve as a useful blueprint for urban areas in need of similar essential services.