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Keep up-to-date on the latest progress made by Inventors Program students involved with projects from a range of community and industry partners.

Published on Jul 30, 2020

Inventors Research Fellows - Summer 2020

Our fully remote summer research fellows moved forward with new and continuing projects despite the challenge of working from home. Read and watch below to learn about the exciting progress of our research fellows who come from Inventors practicum courses and advanced teams.

Published on Jun 12, 2020

"Dehumanization and Hatred Have No Place"

Please read our plan of action statement to elevate the voices of our Black, Indigenous, and People of Color student innovators and our commitment against racism and for building a stronger platform for rising Innovators from underrepresented groups in the sciences and entrepreneurship.

Published on May 29, 2020

Spring 2020 Advanced iTeams Highlights

Post-practicum, students can continue to pursue their innovative projects through the formation of "iTeams" ("inventor teams") of students who independently drive and structure advanced R&D projects. This Spring we had a number of ongoing projects from 2019 as well as a few teams who pivoted their work into COVID-related research and design efforts. Read on for brief project descriptions!

Published on May 29, 2020

Spring 2020 Practicum Highlights

Spring 2020 brought a lot of change. Inventors students taking practicum courses rose to the challenge of change and uncertainty with empathy, drive, and creativity. Celebrate student accomplishment with us by reading summaries of the practicum course students and projects from our undergraduate TAs.

Published on Feb 25, 2020

Spring 2020 Sprint Spotlight

In a matter of hours, teams of undergraduate students from diverse educational backgrounds collaborated with faculty and industry mentors to engineer solutions to authentic problems faced by STEM industry and research. Students ideated closely with their mentors to help bring fresh perspectives to existing challenges, received critical feedback, and even pitched their final ideas at the end of the Sprint. We are extremely pleased with the outcomes of the Sprint and would like to thank both the students and mentors for making it such a memorable experience. Please read about the different topics below.

Published on Nov 12, 2019

Fall 2019 Sprint Spotlight

Ever wonder how much you could get done in a single day's work? Ask the 100 students who joined us from CNS, Engineering, and beyond for fast-paced research and problem-solving on Oct 5th and Oct 26 this Fall!

Published on Jul 2, 2019

Fostering Ideas to Impact the World

News outlets have highlighted UT's Inventors Program.

Published on Jul 2, 2019

All About Sprints

Read dispatches from participants in our first Inventors Sprints.

Published on May 31, 2019 for project GMO Safety

GMO Safety Completes Project

Inventors Program students completed a GMO-safety project.

Published on May 31, 2019 for project Waller Creek

Waller Creek Community Effort

Student teams are putting renewed focus on improving the health and understanding of the Waller Creek watershed.