Energy & Environment

Texas Computing researchers are pioneering new, cleaner ways to identify and extract fuels, improve our ability to harvest renewable energy sources, and create greater energy efficient in our homes and businesses. Energy use is closely related to environmental sustainability, another area of strength among Texas researchers.



Featured Research


Energy Institute

Energy Institute

The Energy Institute serves as a conduit to UT Austin’s world-class researchers dedicated to solving the grand energy challenges facing society.


Computational Research in Ice and Ocean Systems Group

The Computational Research in Ice and Ocean Systems (CRIOS) group applies advanced mathematical methods and simulation techniques to improve our understanding of the role of the ocean, sea ice and polar ice sheets in the global climate system.


Center for Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

CPGE's vision is to be the premier academic research organization in all facets of oil and gas exploration and production.