Friday, December 9, 2016
The Civil Engineering Department and the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs have won three national U.S. Department of Transportation grants that could be worth about $12 million in funding during the next five years.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Civil Engineering Professor Anand Puppala is the primary investigator on a two-year, $770,909 TxDOT agreement that includes teams from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and Texas A&M's Texas Transportation Institute.
Monday, November 7, 2016
The College of Engineering has experienced unprecedented growth since 2013, and has hired 15 new faculty to meet the challenges and opportunities of the future.
Monday, November 7, 2016
Gomathy Radhakrishna Iyer, a doctoral student in the Civil Engineering Department, has earned the first-ever Evergreen Surety Bond Scholarship from the Environmental Research & Education Foundation.
Thursday, November 3, 2016
Civil engineering professor DJ Seo expects to improve the accuracy of rainfall maps produced by the National Weather Service by 10 to 20 percent for heavy-to-extreme rainfall events through a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grant.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Xinbao Yu, an assistant professor of civil engineering, is the lead investigator on a two-year, $743,000 award from the Texas Department of Transportation.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Civil engineering has received a $1.2 million TxDOT contract to improve sub-base repair of roads that would reduce pavement cracking and thus improve pavement maintenance.
Friday, September 9, 2016
UTA researchers have earned two grants that will install longer-lasting, sturdier fiber-reinforced concrete pipes developed in UTA labs in actual highway projects in Texas and develop the 100-year service life protocol testing criteria for built pipes for Florida.
Monday, August 29, 2016
While many engineering students spent their summers working, in summer school, or enjoying a much-needed break, several distinguished themselves by winning prestigious awards and competitions
Monday, August 29, 2016
Mindy Gowdy Carmichael has been named director of public works for the City of Arlington, the first woman to hold the post. Video.
Friday, July 22, 2016
Tran Duong, an undergraduate student in the Civil Engineering Department, has been awarded the the North Texas Tollway Authority's Jere W. Thompson Jr. Scholarship.
Monday, July 18, 2016
Peter E. Crouch, dean of engineering for the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and the former dean of Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, has been named dean of the nationally ranked College of Engineering.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
More than 230 undergraduate engineering students were named to the dean’s list for the recently completed fall semester. Sixty-one earned perfect 4.0 grade-point averages.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
D.J. Seo launched a cell phone app called iSeeFlood to encourage the public to file timely reports when they see flooding.
Friday, May 13, 2016
The UT System Board of Regents has approved the design for UTA's new Science and Engineering Innovation and Research building.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
U.S. News and World Report's 2017 Best Graduate Schools list marked a steady rise for UTA graduate engineering programs, now ranked No. 82 among 215 doctoral-granting engineering schools surveyed.
Friday, March 11, 2016
Two UTA researchers are formulating recommendations for the North Texas Council of Governments that take into account public health measures in a regional transportation plan.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
The University of Texas at Arlington was named today in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
More than 60 representatives from several agencies gathered at UTA for a Federal Interagency Water Management Workshop.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
UTA and the City of Denton are partnering on a groundbreaking landfill mining project that is the first-ever landfill mining project in Texas and first-ever landfill mining project as part of sustainable waste management system in the country.
Friday, January 15, 2016
Population growth, construction booms, and extreme weather events put major stress on urban infrastructure. UTA is home to cutting-edge, civil engineering research that will lead to new and better development plans for urban communities.
Monday, January 4, 2016
Nearly 200 undergraduate engineering students were named to the dean’s list for the recently completed fall semester. Thirty-two earned perfect 4.0 grade-point averages.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
A new UTA study shows that adult learners, aged 25 and older, are motivated to transfer from a community college because of the perceived prestige that is associated with becoming an engineer.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
DJ Seo (CE) is creating a tool that will allow water providers to make better decisions about when to turn on pumps to transfer water from one reservoir system to another and when to release water downstream from the reservoirs.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
The use of managed lanes could help traffic move more efficiently on North Texas highways if researchers at UTA can determine a toll price that will encourage use without increasing congestion.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Civil engineers will use a combination of robotic laser equipment and sonar to pinpoint trouble spots in 47 miles of large-diameter city sewer pipelines and prioritize which should be mended or replaced first.
Monday, November 16, 2015
Syed Qasim, professor emeritus and Yvette Pearson Weatherton, senior lecturer have been elected Fellows of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Ali Abolmaali, professor and chair of the Civil Engineering Department, is the 2015 winner of the prestigious Spangler Award by ASTM International.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
A new course, introduced in fall 2015, is designed to help make math more accessible for engineering students.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Anand Puppala, professor of civil engineering and associate dean for research, will be working on a Tarrant Regional Water District project to establish a framework by which earthquake impact on local dams can be evaluated.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Simon Chao is one of six faculty members from UT Arlington who have been honored as 2015 Regents Outstanding Teaching Award winners for excellence in the classroom.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
UTA is advancing plans for a new six-story Science, Engineering Innovation and Research building to help meet increasing student demand and to further the University’s emerging concentration in health science initiatives.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Anand Puppala and his team are using giant lightweight geofoam blocks to bolster the earth beneath roads and bridges and slow down the settling of roadways and bridges.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
A new National Science Foundation center at UTA will determine how to best use composite materials to extend the life-cycle of civil infrastructure, resulting in less maintenance and lower costs to taxpayers.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
UTA's new Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability will provide leadership and expertise to countries and cities around the globe to make waste management and landfills more efficient and sustainable.
Monday, May 4, 2015
UTA has a new partnership with a longtime Silicon Valley entrepreneur and alumna who will establish a strategic outpost to match technology developed within the University with investors and corporate partners.
Friday, May 1, 2015
Beginning this fall, UTA will offer the first architectural engineering bachelor’s degree program in North Texas to prepare a new generation of students for careers in design, construction and engineering-related fields.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Center for Underground Infrastructure Research and Education has received a $1.2 million grant from the TxDOT to investigate building underground freight transportation in certain urban environments.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
A team of researchers from the Civil Engineering Department is exploring ways to use geothermal energy to make bridges and overpasses safer during winter weather.
Monday, April 6, 2015
Two civil engineering teams took first and second places, respectively, in American Society of Civil Engineers’ GeoInstitute’s national competitions.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Engineering students took three of the six President's Awards at the 2015 ACES competition.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Xinbao Yu will show whether California bridge foundations are safe and up to standards that the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials have set.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Four alumni were honored as engineers of the year by local chapters of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on February 15.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
As the City of Kennedale grows, concerns about the quality of its water supply grow too. To learn how good or bad its water is, the City has turned to Civil Engineering's Nick Fang for help.
Monday, February 9, 2015
Driven by a 22% increase in enrollment in the College of Engineering, UTA's enrollment surpassed 36,000 for the first time in spring 2015.