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News Archive 2011

December

Tang Named Fellow by National Biomedical Engineering Group
Tang Named Fellow by National Biomedical Engineering Group

Friday, December 9, 2011

Tang was recognized for his outstanding contributions in advancing the understanding of biocompatibility and to transform the development of medical devices for patient care.

UT Arlington Nanofab Director Named IEEE Fellow
UT Arlington Nanofab Director Named IEEE Fellow

Friday, December 9, 2011

Celik-Butler was honored for her contributions to the understanding of noise and fluctuation phenomena in solid-state devices.

American Heart Association grant to study heart disease at cellular level
American Heart Association grant to study heart disease at cellular level

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Kytai Nguyen said a better understanding of how smooth muscle cells respond to changes in their environment could lead to a better understanding of how vascular disease develops.

November

Dr. Kumar Receives $195,000 from NRC
Dr. Kumar Receives $195,000 from NRC

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

The project goal is to enhance the lectures of the Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics class by developing and incorporating web-based simulations.

Dr. Chiao Selected as a Distinguished Microwave Lecturer
Dr. Chiao Selected as a Distinguished Microwave Lecturer

Friday, November 11, 2011

Dr. Chiao is expected to give his talk, titled "Implantable Wireless Medical Devices and Systems" six or seven times over the year to local MTT-S chapters worldwide.

Dr. Meletis Delivered a Plenary Leture at AEPSE 2011
Dr. Meletis Delivered a Plenary Leture at AEPSE 2011

Friday, November 11, 2011

His lecture was entitled "Self-assembled, Multifunctional Nanomaterials and Nanostructures Produced by Plasma-enhanced Deposition."

Dr. Abolmaali Awarded Endowed Professorship
Dr. Abolmaali Awarded Endowed Professorship

Friday, November 11, 2011

The Dr. Tseng Huang Endowed Professorship is a fitting tribute to the significant achievements made by Dr. Abolmaali in the areas of structural mechanics and structural engineering.

Student Wins Texas Greenovation Contest
Student Wins Texas Greenovation Contest

Friday, November 11, 2011

The annual competition is aimed at inspiring students, entrepreneurs, and business owners to identify green business ideas.

Ph.D Student Sanputt Simasathien Presented Poster at 2011 PCI Convention
Ph.D Student Sanputt Simasathien Presented Poster at 2011 PCI Convention

Friday, November 11, 2011

The poster, titled "Enhance the Shear Strength of Deep Prestressed Hallow Core Slabs Through the Use of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete," won the Travel Award Competition.

Dr. McEnery Receives $99,764 Research Grant
Dr. McEnery Receives $99,764 Research Grant

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Assistant Professor McEnery has received a one-year $99,764 research grant to conduct Nonlinear Three Dimensional Finite Element Analyses of the Brazos River in Fort Bend County, Texas. Brazos River Channel Study; Geomorphic and Hydraulic Model of Sedimentation Patterns downstream of Allens Creek.

Universities, Industry Team Up for 'Greener' Electronics
Universities, Industry Team Up for 'Greener' Electronics

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Three of the nation’s leading universities have joined with 15 US companies to launch a first-of-its-kind collaborative research center.

Engineering Student Busy Spinning Her Wheels
Engineering Student Busy Spinning Her Wheels

Sunday, November 6, 2011

What could be more exciting than racing a scale version of a Formula One racer? What about starting by designing it from scratch.

Veterans At UT Arlington Studying And Being Studied
Veterans At UT Arlington Studying And Being Studied

Friday, November 4, 2011

As Brian Reddin looks over notes on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington he will be the first to tell you he is not your typical student.

UT Arlington to Offer Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Engineering
UT Arlington to Offer Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Engineering

Friday, November 4, 2011

Jean-Pierre Bardet, the new UT Arlington College of Engineering dean, said the program is important for UT Arlington, the region and the nation.

Biogengineeers Receive $1.2 Million for Cancer Research
Biogengineeers Receive $1.2 Million for Cancer Research

Friday, November 4, 2011

Baohong Yuan and Liping Tang will explore better methods of detecting cancer through imaging systems and tissue engineering.

Grants Allow Bioengineer to Look at How Cell Proteins Act in Repairing DNA
Grants Allow Bioengineer to Look at How Cell Proteins Act in Repairing DNA

Thursday, November 3, 2011

The work will track how cancerous cells damaged by radiation therapy work to repair themselves and apply that system to research focused on better cancer care.

Facebook Funds Engineer to Discover Energy Efficiencies for Computer Center
Facebook Funds Engineer to Discover Energy Efficiencies for Computer Center

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Research will focus on finding more efficient and greener ways to run giant data centers.

TMAC Helps Local Manufacturer to Increase Production Capacity
TMAC Helps Local Manufacturer to Increase Production Capacity

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The team of Kurt Middelkoop and student Smriti Neogi were able to help Hatco make significant improvements to their manufacturing facility in Garland, Texas.

Dr. Hossain Receives Major TxDOT Grant
Dr. Hossain Receives Major TxDOT Grant

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

An Innovative Solution for Slope Stabilization using Recycled Plastic Pins.

October

Dr. Puppala Participates in ASCE National Committee
Dr. Puppala Participates in ASCE National Committee

Monday, October 31, 2011

He represents the geotechnical area on this esteemed committee which is focusing on several sustainability infrastructure initiatives.

Mechanical Engineers to Study Novel Cooling Method for Microelectronics
Mechanical Engineers to Study Novel Cooling Method for Microelectronics

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The proposed study, funded by DARPA, is expected to bring a transformation to thermal management applications through embedded cooling systems.

Student Completes NASA Internship
Student Completes NASA Internship

Friday, October 14, 2011

Fowler’s database helped compare the images of Apollo hardware on the moon to new images taken by teams competing in the Google Lunar X-prize.

Engineers Get Funding for Fastest-Ever Particle Flight Measurements
Engineers Get Funding for Fastest-Ever Particle Flight Measurements

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

The team is designing a new, time-of-flight detector that could one day significantly boost measurement capabilities at the Large Hadron Collider.

Dr. Abolmaali Receives $117,635 Research Grant
Dr. Abolmaali Receives $117,635 Research Grant

Thursday, October 6, 2011

The research will develop a high fidelity model that can be used to predict pipeline performance under varying conditions.

Seeking Solutions
Seeking Solutions

Monday, October 3, 2011

Electrical Engineering Professor J.-C. Chiao is developing technology to treat cancer, gastroparesis, and other diseases.

September

UT Arlington Engineers Receive TXMRC Awards
UT Arlington Engineers Receive TXMRC Awards

Friday, September 30, 2011

The medical technology consortium focused on moving innovation to the marketplace has announced $400,000 in grants to DFW researchers in critical health care fields.

20 Years of Microrobotics: Progress, Challenges, and Future Directions
20 Years of Microrobotics: Progress, Challenges, and Future Directions

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Electrical engineer co-organizes conference featuring symposia to celebrate the achievements of the last 50 years of robotics and articulate a vision for the future.

Article Published in the IOP Select: Semiconductor Science and Technology
Article Published in the IOP Select: Semiconductor Science and Technology

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Professor Weidong Zhou's article was in a special collection chosen by substantial advances or significant breakthroughs, a high degree of novelty, and a significant impact on future research.

Team of Students Wins 2011 Undergraduate Design Competition
Team of Students Wins 2011 Undergraduate Design Competition

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Their project is a Controlled Release Drug Delivery System, which integrates mechanical design, materials selection and application, real time control, and thermal analysis in an iterative design process to develop a functioning device for controlled drug delivery.

Nanopores: Sensing and Fundamental Biological Interactions
Nanopores: Sensing and Fundamental Biological Interactions

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Dr. Samir Iqbal recently published a book which examines the emerging research directions surrounding nanopores such as genome sequencing and early disease detection using biomarker identification.

Electrical Engineering Faculty to Present on 44th Annual TSDOS
Electrical Engineering Faculty to Present on 44th Annual TSDOS

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Dr. Wei-Jen Lee will be presenting his latest research findings on Arc Flash at the 44th Annual Transmission and Substation Design and Operation Symposium in Dallas.

Transplantation of Stem Cells from Young Donors Delays Aging in Mice
Transplantation of Stem Cells from Young Donors Delays Aging in Mice

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Liping Tang, professor of biomedical engineering, and colleagues transplanted bonemesenchymal stem cells (BMSCs) from aged or young mouse donors into aged female mice.

August

A Breath of Innovation
A Breath of Innovation

Monday, August 29, 2011

Combining mechanical engineering with nanofabrication is yielding life-enhancing results for people with respiratory problems.

Electrical Engineer Named "Tech Titan"
Electrical Engineer Named "Tech Titan"

Monday, August 29, 2011

The Metroplex Technology Business Council has named J.-C. Chiao a 2011 Tech Titan in the Technology Innovator category.

Sign Language Recognition
Sign Language Recognition

Friday, August 26, 2011

A computer science engineer has won two new grants to further his work in developing a computer recognition system that eventually will yield a visual, online American Sign Language dictionary.

Microbots: Size Matters
Microbots: Size Matters

Friday, August 19, 2011

Harry Stephanou, director of the UT Arlington Automation & Robotics Research Institution, was featured on the CNN Newsroom segment.

UT System Honors Faculty Members for Teaching Excellence
UT System Honors Faculty Members for Teaching Excellence

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Dr. Bill Corley in the Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering is among those being honored.

Ron Lehman Named TMAC State Director
Ron Lehman Named TMAC State Director

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

In this pivotal role, Ron will focus on identifying additional revenue opportunities, enhance TMAC’s image, develop partnerships and identify/implement strategic initiatives.

July

ARRI Faculty Associate Researcher Published
ARRI Faculty Associate Researcher Published

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Associate researcher Dr. Muthu Wijesundara's book, Silicon Carbide Microsystems for Harsh Environments, was published Springer Publishing earlier this month.

IEEE Graduate Fellowship Grant Awarded
IEEE Graduate Fellowship Grant Awarded

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

The award was presented to the duo for their project titled Steadiness/Tremor Measurement Using a General Systems Performance Theory (GSPT).

June

Electrical Engineering Professor Featured in Technical Publication
Electrical Engineering Professor Featured in Technical Publication

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Professor Wei-Jen Lee was recently featured in the July/August 2011 issue of the IEEE Applications Magazine regarding the IEEE/NFPA Arc Flash Research Project.

Innovative ARC Research Earns Patent
Innovative ARC Research Earns Patent

Friday, June 24, 2011

Congratulations are in order for College of Engineering professors Frank Lu and Don Wilson, as well as their collaborator Phillip Panicker, for their patent titled, "Internal Detonation Reciprocating Engine."

A Sustainable Center of Discovery
A Sustainable Center of Discovery

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The Engineering Research Building is a model of sustainable design.

Distinguished Civil Engineer Named as New College of Engineering Dean
Distinguished Civil Engineer Named as New College of Engineering Dean

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Bardet studied engineering at Ecole Centrale in Lyon, France, and earned his Master of Science and doctoral degrees from the California Institute of Technology.

Civil Engineering Professor Awarded Fellowship
Civil Engineering Professor Awarded Fellowship

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Assistant Professor Shih-Ho Chao was awarded the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Milek Fellowship for his research on "Quantification of Seismic Performance Factors for Steel Staggered Truss and Eccentrically Braced Framing Systems."

NanoFab Earns Impressive Cleanroom Rating
NanoFab Earns Impressive Cleanroom Rating

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Originally, the facility's cleanroom was certified as a class 10,000, but after a recertification inspection the room was upgraded to a class 100.

Engineer Wins Navy's Young Investigator Award for Battery Life Research
Engineer Wins Navy's Young Investigator Award for Battery Life Research

Thursday, June 2, 2011

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.

MAE Student Selected for Graduate Fellowship
MAE Student Selected for Graduate Fellowship

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Eric Haney, an aerospace engineering major, was recently awarded the NASA Texas Space Grant Consortium Graduate (TSGC) Fellowship for the 2011 - 2012 academic year.

May

UTA Microrobotics Team Earns Invite to Exclusive Event
UTA Microrobotics Team Earns Invite to Exclusive Event

Friday, May 27, 2011

Among those who earned a coveted spot was microrobotics team composed of M. Rashid Pac, Justry Weir, James Curzan, Kunal Raithatha and CoE faculty advisor professor Dan Popa.

Duo of Engineering Students Earns ROTC Honors
Duo of Engineering Students Earns ROTC Honors

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Earlier this month, Adam Lynn Robinson and Paul Michael Sitler, both recent graduates, earned not only their Air Force ROTC commission, but also the Air Force Distinguished Cadet Award.

Recent MAE Graduate Lands Crowning Achievement
Recent MAE Graduate Lands Crowning Achievement

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Thania Balcazar has been selected to represent UT Arlington at "The Space Shuttle: An Engineering Milestone" Symposium.

MAE Professors Earn Consecutive Honors
MAE Professors Earn Consecutive Honors

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Associate Professor Atilla Dogan, Ph.D. and Assistant Professor Daejong Kim, Ph.D., have landed faculty fellowships for the 2011 Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (SFFP.)

UTA Hosts Regional AIAA Conference; COE Students Take Honors
UTA Hosts Regional AIAA Conference; COE Students Take Honors

Friday, May 13, 2011

The conference, which hosted 70 participants, was a joint venture between the North Texas Professional Section of AIAA and the Student Chapter here at UT Arlington.

March

Robotics Revolution
Robotics Revolution

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

With their surveillance, crowd-control, and intelligence-gathering skills, the tiny robots that UT Arlington researchers are inventing and mass-producing could transform the defense industry.

January

The Sky is Not the Limit
The Sky is Not the Limit

Friday, January 14, 2011

Doctoral student Lex Gonzalez is translating his passion for planes into space-travel solutions.

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