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Dr. Wetz wins Young Investigator award from U.S. Office of Naval Research for battery life research </br></br>

Dr. David Wetz, a UT Arlington electrical engineering assistant professor, has received a 2011 Young Investigator Research Award from the U.S. Office of Naval Research. Dr. Wetz, who joined The University of Texas at Arlington in August 2010, will study how new energy storage technologies, such as lithium-ion batteries, behave when current is extracted from them very quickly and at higher than normal levels.