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SDCT's Top 10: Year in Review

Look back on the show-stopping events, national recognition, and milestones we're celebrating from the 2022-2023 academic year.

Anya Koehne holding an abstract object

UT junior wins grand prize award with Biodesign pill, promotes sustainability, creativity

July 3, 2024

Imagine a world where humans eat a probiotic pill that allows for the digestion of plastic waste, promoting a greener future. The caveat to this pill lies in its composition – worm feces. 

Andrea Ordonez (left), Aaron Parsley, and Juleanna Culilap.

Texas Monthly Welcomes SDCT Alum as Designer in New Editorial Hiring Class

June 20, 2024

SDCT alum Juleanna Culilap joins the newest class of the Texas Monthly editorial staff.

Photo of capstone students and their collaborators

Graduate Students Propose AI-based Solutions to Support Social Service Providers

June 20, 2024

A spring semester capstone project challenged graduate students to understand the daily workflows of social service providers — including social workers, community health workers, and peer support specialists —  and to propose an AI-based solution to address some of the challenges associated with providing care.

2023-2024 SDCT Top 10

2023-2024 SDCT Top 10

May 21, 2024

It has been an eventful year filled with impressive showcases and inspiring research.  From drone shows to industry partnerships, work produced in our classrooms has truly changed the world around us. We are excited to share SDCT’s Top 10 for this past academic year!

Alyssa Duhart as a student running track and field for the University of Texas at Austin

Alumni Spotlight: Alyssa Duhart

May 3, 2024

From track star to New Balance Designer, SDCT grad Alyssa Duhart shares her creative journey.

Melody Geiger interviewed by KVUE

UT Austin students competing in Schulze Entrepreneurship Challenge

April 22, 2024

Nearly two dozen teams from colleges across the U.S., including AET student Melody Geiger, will compete in the Schulze Entrepreneurship Challenge, a "Shark Tank"-like competition in Minnesota.

Jayden Chavez and Em Dryer

AET Power Duo Lands Full-Time Offers Together

April 18, 2024

Jayden Chavez and Em Dryer, December ‘23 graduates, reflect on how their AET experience brought them together — as coworkers and close friends

Inside Out 2024 AET Showcase

UT Austin's Medical Device is Featured at Inside Out Event

April 16, 2024

At UT Austin's Inside-Out event, Professor David Cohen's "Games For Good" course unveiled a smart breathing device that gamifies health exercises, enabling players to guide Ranger Raccoon through challenges and mini-games using only their breath.

User interface design illustration

An early Apple designer on what makes an interface truly great

March 12, 2024

Abigail Brody is a design executive who has spent more than a decade of her design career at Fortune 500 companies, including Apple, where she helped to create dark mode and some of the first iPhone’s design explorations. She leads product design at Physna’s Thangs, the fastest-growing 3D model database.