Leading World-Changing Research
Our scientists and mathematicians are advancing foundational basic understanding in STEM, creating applied technologies and making discoveries to improve human health and societal wellbeing.
Find Faculty by Impact Area
Directory links below introduce you to faculty who are proven leaders in their fields.
Biodiversity, Ecology & Sustainability
Biophysics & Structural Biology
Computing for Medicine & Health
Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
Programming Languages & Systems
Relationships, Families & Youth
Statistics, Big Data & Machine Learning
Biodiversity & Sustainability
At the intersection of life and the environment, our expert biologists study species and ecosystems over time and shed light on how best to preserve resources for the future.
Biologics & Devices
UT Austin is a leader in developing vaccines, diagnostic tools and treatments for diseases—from COVID-19 to cancer to neurodegenerative disorders.
Machine Learning & Big Data
Creating technology that drives AI and other systems in acquiring knowledge and building predictions from large datasets has made UT Austin one of the top computer science and statistics and data science institutions anywhere.
Transforming what’s known about the origin and nature of the universe, even at its most distant outposts, requires expertise in physics and cosmology, access to the world’s most powerful instruments to detect and observe distant phenomena and the world-class supercomputing resources of UT Austin.
Computing & AI for Health
Using modeling and quantitative information to advance medicine and help more people lead healthier, longer lives is a shared initiative of scientists, physicians and computing experts at UT Austin.
Computing for health & Medicine at UT
Addiction, Inequality & Resilience
Examining consequences of addiction and discrimination, and the preventive strategies that help to bolster relationships, health and wellbeing in society drives our talented researchers from across departments and colleges.
Waggoner Center for Alcoholism & Addiction Research
Innovative applications, ranging from energy storage to electronics, result from materials developed through UT Austin collaborations between physicists, chemists, biochemists and engineers.
Center for Dynamics & Control of Materials
Disease Prevention & Mitigation
Addressing disease and pandemic threats, advancing public health, prioritizing prevention and transforming health outcomes through evidence-based decision-making are at the heart of multiple interdisciplinary efforts across the College of Natural Sciences.
Lamontagne center for infectious disease