Innovating New Solutions



Mission Statement

Perform leading edge basic and applied research in electrical and mechanical engineering, with a special emphasis on applied engineering leading to prototype development in electromechanical devices and systems with high specific power, force, and/or energy storage or other unique attributes. Imbedded in this mission is educating and developing students and CEM staff members into engineering leaders of tomorrow.

Vision Statement

For CEM to be internationally renowned in its mission area.

For CEM’s people to be internationally renowned in their areas of expertise.


H2 Toyota Vehicle

H2@Scale in Texas: Laying the Foundation for Expanding Hydrogen’s Role in Decarbonizing Texas

H2@Scale is an integrated renewable hydrogen demonstration that serves as a precursor to hydrogen hub development.
Story by: Kristine Wiley

H2 fuel station

Hydrogen Demonstration Site Launches in Austin, Will Power Texas Advanced Computing Center

The facility is designed as a model for future large-scale hydrogen development, showcasing an ‘integrated hydrogen ecosystem’ for production, distribution, storage, and use.
Story by: Dan Swinhoe

Electric Power Lines Sunset

Cooler Transformers Could Help the Electrical Grid

Researchers at UT Austin, including CEM's Dr. Bob Hebner and CSE's Dr. VB Bahadur, have been working to improve aging grid transformers by using materials that decrease the temperature inside a transformer.
The release/publication have garnered other media attention outside of UT, along with a feature in TACC's most recent newsletter.
Texas grid map

H2@scale in Texas and Beyond: Creating a Renewable Hydrogen Energy Network Demonstrating Integrated Hydrogen Production and End-

This micro-hydrogen ecosystem, located on the UT J.J. Pickle research campus in Austin, serves as a precursor to hydrogen hub development and lays the foundation for expanding hydrogen’s role in decarbonizing Texas.

CEM capabilities

Our approach involves participation in a continuum of research projects, each contributing to our knowledge base and core competencies while leveraging the results and experiences gained in previous projects. We intend to always be on the forefront of the new age of electrification by applying our fundamental understanding of the technologies involved to an increasing number of novel application areas.



10500 Exploration Way
Austin, Texas 78758


The Center for Electromechanics
10500 Exploration Way
Austin, TX 78758