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.
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.
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.
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.