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UT Austin Among World's Top 5 'Rising Stars' in Materials Science

  • Jul 28, 2021

The University of Texas at Austin was ranked fourth in the world, and first in the U.S., on the materials science rising stars list compiled by Nature Index, which tracks research output by universities around the world. The index ranks universities based on the increase of authors contributing to major journal articles between 2019 and 2020.  

UT Austin was one of two U.S. universities among the top 10 rising stars. The Cockrell School is at the center of UT Austin’s materials excellence and is home to the Texas Materials Institute (TMI) headquarters, located in the Engineering Education and Research Center. TMI, a campus-wide organization that offers a graduate program and an undergraduate minor, includes more than 100 affiliated faculty members from several colleges and schools making breakthroughs in materials research. 

Read the full article from the Cockrell School of Engineering