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News Archive 2013

December

CSE Graduate Students Present Research to Leading Communications Provider
CSE Graduate Students Present Research to Leading Communications Provider

Friday, December 20, 2013

Prathibha Datta Kumar and Roberto Coluccio recently presented results of their research to executives and engineers at the Numerex Corporation in Dallas.

Team Takes First Place, $10,000 Prize for App that Deters TWD
Team Takes First Place, $10,000 Prize for App that Deters TWD

Friday, December 20, 2013

Computer Science & Engineering students win AT&T Coding Contest with phone app that discourages reading texts when driving over 15 mph.

Three Named Fellows of National Academy of Inventors
Three Named Fellows of National Academy of Inventors

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

President Karbhari, Provost Elsenbaumer, and EE Professor Frank Lewis were named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

College Celebrates Graduates at Commencement
College Celebrates Graduates at Commencement

Friday, December 13, 2013

More than 300 students will cross the stage at the College’s commencement December 14.

Research Aims to Design More Livable Communities
Research Aims to Design More Livable Communities

Friday, December 13, 2013

CE's Mattingly will investigate how advanced technologies can improve public transportation and alternative transportation modes aimed at developing more “livable communities.”

November

College Helps at the Holidays
College Helps at the Holidays

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

College "adopted" four children from the Angel Tree with donations from faculty and staff.

Robert Magnusson Named IEEE Fellow
Robert Magnusson Named IEEE Fellow

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Professor of electrical engineering recognized for contributions to the invention of a new class of nanophotonic devices.

Study Looks at Better Prediction for Epileptic Seizures
Study Looks at Better Prediction for Epileptic Seizures

Saturday, November 23, 2013

IMSE assistant professor Shouyi Wang has developed a computational model that can more accurately predict when an epileptic seizure will occur next.

Nguyen Named American Heart Association Fellow
Nguyen Named American Heart Association Fellow

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Bioengineering associate professor Kytai Nguyen has been elected as a fellow of the American Heart Association.

Tower Project Introduces Engineering Design Process
Tower Project Introduces Engineering Design Process

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Dozens of structures rose from tabletops as students in Engineering 1104 raced to complete a tower made of index cards.

College Honors 50-Year Alumni
College Honors 50-Year Alumni

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Four College of Engineering alumni renewed their bonds with UTA at special festivities honoring 50-year alumni during UTA’s Homecoming weekend Nov. 16-17.

Jain Named Young Engineer of the Year by ASME
Jain Named Young Engineer of the Year by ASME

Friday, November 15, 2013

Ankur Jain, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is the recipient of the 2013 ASME EPPD Young Engineer Award.

UTA Researchers are Helping Protect Texas Water Systems
UTA Researchers are Helping Protect Texas Water Systems

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Researchers protect vital water systems from harmful blooms, manmade contaminants, and climate change.

Study Shows High Speed Rail Trip to Houston is a Two Hour Trip
Study Shows High Speed Rail Trip to Houston is a Two Hour Trip

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Civil Engineering's Steve Mattingly conducted a study showing travel by train is competitive with air travel and superior to highway driving.

IMSE's Rogers Named to Missouri IMSE Hall of Fame
IMSE's Rogers Named to Missouri IMSE Hall of Fame

Monday, November 11, 2013

IMSE professor Jamie Rogers has been inducted into the University of Missouri College of Engineering IMSE Department’s Hall of Fame.

CSE Team Developing System to Ensure Privacy of Records
CSE Team Developing System to Ensure Privacy of Records

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Heng Huang and Gautam Das are developing a new computational model that will de-identify information in electronic health records.

Alumna Named Aviation Week "Twenty20"
Alumna Named Aviation Week "Twenty20"

Friday, November 1, 2013

Yayu "Monica" Hew, a 2013 UTA aerospace engineering graduate, is one of Penton's Aviation Week's "Twenty20s", the magazine announced October 31.

October

Huang to Mine Medical Data for Better Healthcare
Huang to Mine Medical Data for Better Healthcare

Monday, October 28, 2013

Computer Scientist leading NSF project to mine medical records data to help physicians personalize treatment, predict  needs, and identify risks.

College Welcomes Alumni for Homecoming
College Welcomes Alumni for Homecoming

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Many exciting events are planned for Homecoming, including a 50-year class reunion.

Innovation Inc.: Focusing on Collaboration and Commercialization
Innovation Inc.: Focusing on Collaboration and Commercialization

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

By focusing on collaboration and commercialization, researchers in the College of Engineering are helping cultivate an innovation ecosystem on campus.

TechFW, UTA to Propel Research, Innovation, Commercialization
TechFW, UTA to Propel Research, Innovation, Commercialization

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

UTA and TechFW, a Fort Worth-based technology startup, have agreed to partnership to commercialize research.

K.R. Rao Publishes Video Coding Standards Book
K.R. Rao Publishes Video Coding Standards Book

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Electrical Engineering professor K.R. Rao recently co-authored a book, Video Coding Standards.

AE Ph.D. Candidate Speaks at AAIMS
AE Ph.D. Candidate Speaks at AAIMS

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Ekaterina Bostaph was selected as a speaker at the Aviation and Aerospace Industry Manufacturing Summit (AAIMS).

Kai-Shing Yeung Named Professor Emeritus
Kai-Shing Yeung Named Professor Emeritus

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Kai-Shing Yeung, former professor and associate chair of Electrical Engineering, has been named Professor Emeritus.

EE's Zhou to Increase Speed, Capacity on Silicon Chips With Novel Lasers
EE's Zhou to Increase Speed, Capacity on Silicon Chips With Novel Lasers

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Engineer will harness the power of lasers on silicon chips to increase capacity and speed.

Ericsson CMO Named UTA Distinguished Alum
Ericsson CMO Named UTA Distinguished Alum

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Arun Bhikshesvaran (MSEE '95) will be honored as a UTA Distinguished Alumnus on October 19.

Engineering Faculty Making Batteries Safer, Cooler
Engineering Faculty Making Batteries Safer, Cooler

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

David Wetz and Ankur Jain are using an Office of Naval Research grant to make batteries cooler and safer aboard Navy ships and planes.

Aerospace Engineering Student Awarded $135,000 Fellowship
Aerospace Engineering Student Awarded $135,000 Fellowship

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Doctoral student from Flower Mound has been awarded a prestigious NASA Harriet G. Jenkins Pre-doctoral Fellowship.

MSE Chair Meletis Discusses Joint Degree Programs in China
MSE Chair Meletis Discusses Joint Degree Programs in China

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Stathis Meletis travelled to China to discuss joint degree programs with Liaoning University of Technology.

September

IMSE Department Receives GAANN Grant
IMSE Department Receives GAANN Grant

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

The Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department will recruit minority graduate students under a new GAANN grant.

Researchers Test Model for Implant Device Reactions
Researchers Test Model for Implant Device Reactions

Monday, September 23, 2013

Mathematical modeling helps develop a computer simulation that may improve the treatment of dangerous reactions to medical implants.

CSE Researchers Leading $1M NSF Project to Develop Rehab System
CSE Researchers Leading $1M NSF Project to Develop Rehab System

Monday, September 23, 2013

Team will develop a rehabilitation system that can adapt and personalize therapy based on a patient’s needs and constraints.

BE's Nguyen Receives American Heart Association Grant
BE's Nguyen Receives American Heart Association Grant

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Kytai Nguyen of the Bioengineering Department wants to use nanomedicine to treat peripheral artery disease.

College of Engineering Leads UTA in Enrollment Gain
College of Engineering Leads UTA in Enrollment Gain

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Fall 2013 enrollment is up 14%, exceeding the all-time high for the second-straight year.

IMSE's Zeng Develops System to Ensure Manufacturing Quality
IMSE's Zeng Develops System to Ensure Manufacturing Quality

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Zeng received an NSF grant to help ensure consistency in manufacturing processes that produce complex data.

Engineers to Generate Energy from Landfills in Ghana
Engineers to Generate Energy from Landfills in Ghana

Monday, September 9, 2013

Civil engineers receive a $100,000 E.P.A. grant to boost methane production in landfills as an alternative energy source.

Engineering Researchers, Projects Showcased Sept. 19
Engineering Researchers, Projects Showcased Sept. 19

Sunday, September 8, 2013

UTA research projects are highlighted at the Texas Medical Research Collaborative Project Showcase September 19.

FSAE Team Finishes Second at Solo Nationals
FSAE Team Finishes Second at Solo Nationals

Thursday, September 5, 2013

UTA's Formula SAE team had a strong showing, finishing second behind the University of Kansas at Solo Nationals.

Nanofab Joins Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies
Nanofab Joins Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Move will better support collaborative research, lower costs, and adapt to user needs.

August

Civil Engineers Using Recycled Plastic Pins to Shore Up Highways
Civil Engineers Using Recycled Plastic Pins to Shore Up Highways

Friday, August 30, 2013

Associate Professor Sahadat Hossain won a $1 million grant to shore up clay soil supporting some of the region's highways.

Sorooshian to Lecture About Climate Change Sept. 10
Sorooshian to Lecture About Climate Change Sept. 10

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Soroosh Sorooshian will deliver a lecture September 10 as part of the University Distinguished Lecture Series

Engineers Take on Role in National Materials Genome Initiative
Engineers Take on Role in National Materials Genome Initiative

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Through NSF grant MSE and Chemistry faculty aid in design and development of advanced super-hard, heat-resistant, durable materials.

COE Welcome Bash Will Kick Off the Year in Style
COE Welcome Bash Will Kick Off the Year in Style

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

On September 4, the College will welcome students with food, music, and giveaways.

Students Will Test Project in Reduced Gravity
Students Will Test Project in Reduced Gravity

Friday, August 23, 2013

A team of UTA students will test a project in a reduced gravity environment on parabolic flights aboard a NASA aircraft.

Three Faculty Earn UT System Teaching Awards
Three Faculty Earn UT System Teaching Awards

Monday, August 19, 2013

Three engineering faculty members were recognized by the UT System Board of Regents for Excellence in Teaching.

UTA 10th at SUAS Competition
UTA 10th at SUAS Competition

Monday, August 19, 2013

Engineering students competed at the Student Unmanned Aerial Systems Competition in Maryland.

Student Team Participates at UAVSI Roboboat Competition
Student Team Participates at UAVSI Roboboat Competition

Monday, August 19, 2013

Students designed and raced a boat through an aquatic obstacle course at the competition.

Iqbal Will Chair International Conference
Iqbal Will Chair International Conference

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Samir Iqbal, assistant professor of electrical engineering, is co-chair of the Second Conference on Nanotechnology for Biological and Biomedical Applications.

Zeno Featured at Austin Trade Show
Zeno Featured at Austin Trade Show

Monday, August 12, 2013

Zeno the robot travelled to Austin, TX, for National Instruments Week 2013.

UTA, Fort Worth Win Bid to Host Conference
UTA, Fort Worth Win Bid to Host Conference

Monday, August 12, 2013

UTA and the City of Fort Worth have been chosen to host the 2017 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium.

July

Power Up
Power Up

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Electrical Engineering Assistant Professor David Wetz and Professor Wei-Jen Lee work with the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR) developing high-energy, high-power batteries.

Materials Science Day Camp Held on Campus
Materials Science Day Camp Held on Campus

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

UTA's Material Advantage chapter hosted a day camp for 32 local middle/high school students.

Meletis Hosted IC4N Conference
Meletis Hosted IC4N Conference

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Stathis Meletis (MSE), organized and chaired the 4th International Conference from Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials to Nanodevices and Nanosystems (IC4N) in Greece in June.

Makedon Chairs PETRA '13 Conference
Makedon Chairs PETRA '13 Conference

Friday, July 19, 2013

Fillia Makedon, Chair of the Computer Science and Engineering Department, chaired the PETRA ’13 Conference in May in Greece.

Puppala Named to NRC Conference Committee
Puppala Named to NRC Conference Committee

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Anand Puppala recently was selected to serve as a member of the Committee for the 11th International Conference on Low-Volume Roads.

FSAE Program to Host 13th Annual Texas Autocross Rally
FSAE Program to Host 13th Annual Texas Autocross Rally

Friday, July 12, 2013

Students from across North America will compete in scaled-down versions of Indy racers July 19-21 in the 13th Annual Texas Autocross Weekend.

Huber, Liu Named to UTA Academies
Huber, Liu Named to UTA Academies

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Manfred Huber (CSE) was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Teachers and Hanli Liu (BE) was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Scholars this spring.

June

Civil Engineer to Design Prototype that Predicts Flash Flooding
Civil Engineer to Design Prototype that Predicts Flash Flooding

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

D.J. Seo is developing a first-of-its-kind prototype to allow Fort Worth to more effectively dispatch emergency personnel when flash flooding occurs.

UTA Finishes 5th at FSAE West
UTA Finishes 5th at FSAE West

Monday, June 24, 2013

UTA's Formula SAE racing team finished fifth at the FSAE West competition in Lincoln, Nebraska, against 79 other teams from around the world.

UTARI Kicks Off Assisted Living Apartment on One-Year Anniversary
UTARI Kicks Off Assisted Living Apartment on One-Year Anniversary

Friday, June 21, 2013

Celebration includes launch of an assistive living laboratory with robots designed to help people live independently longer.

Okolo Earns AIAA's Leland Award
Okolo Earns AIAA's Leland Award

Friday, June 21, 2013

Wendy Okolo, a Ph.D. student in aerospace engineering, recently won the John Leland Atwood Graduate Award from the AIAA.

FSAE Team Competing at Lincoln Nationals
FSAE Team Competing at Lincoln Nationals

Thursday, June 20, 2013

UTA's Formula SAE racing team is competing at Nationals in Lincoln, Nebraska, against 79 other teams from around the world.

Research to Benefit Quality, Flow in Integrated Pipeline
Research to Benefit Quality, Flow in Integrated Pipeline

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

A UT Arlington environmental engineer has been awarded a $394,300 grant from the Tarrant Regional Water District to ensure water quality and flow in the new facilities of the 150-mile Integrated Pipeline Project.

Interim Chair of the Bioengineering Department Named
Interim Chair of the Bioengineering Department Named

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Liping Tang, a professor of bioengineering, has been named interim chair of the Bioengineering Department.

Taming Traffic
Taming Traffic

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Aided by UT Arlington civil engineers, a regional transportation team seeks to unclog North Texas roadways by merging voluminous amounts of data into high-tech transit information systems.

Small-Scale Security, Full-Force Defense
Small-Scale Security, Full-Force Defense

Thursday, June 13, 2013

A new center aims to strengthen national security by devising nanoscale probes.

Civil Engineer Studying Texas High-Speed Rail Plan
Civil Engineer Studying Texas High-Speed Rail Plan

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Dr. Stephen Mattingly is studying the feasibility of placing a high-speed rail line within the public right of way from North Texas to Houston and San Antonio.

Graduate Student's Project Proposal Accepted for Google "Summer of Code"
Graduate Student's Project Proposal Accepted for Google "Summer of Code"

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

A proposal by Tracie Perez, a graduate student, has been accepted by Google for one its “Summer of Code” projects.

Aerospace Engineer Featured in Office of Naval Research Newsletter
Aerospace Engineer Featured in Office of Naval Research Newsletter

Monday, June 3, 2013

Andrew Makeev, associate professor of aerospace engineering, was featured in an article in Innovation, the newsletter of the Office of Naval Research.

May

College to Host NI LabView Campus Tour
College to Host NI LabView Campus Tour

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Students, faculty and staff are invited to stop by the free demonstrations at the National Instruments LabVIEW Campus Tour at UTA on Wednesday, June 5, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Khosrow Behbehani Named Dean of the College of Engineering
Khosrow Behbehani Named Dean of the College of Engineering

Friday, May 24, 2013

Noted biomedical researcher, inventor, and chair of the Department of Bioengineering has been appointed dean of the college.

Alumnus Pape Named Chairman and CEO of EnerVault Corporation
Alumnus Pape Named Chairman and CEO of EnerVault Corporation

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Mechanical Engineering alumnus Jim Pape is EnerVault Corporation's new Chairman and CEO.

College Hosts NSF CAREER Conference for Early Career CSE Faculty
College Hosts NSF CAREER Conference for Early Career CSE Faculty

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Nearly 100 early career computer science faculty from across the U.S. attended an NSF CAREER Workshop at UTA May 17.

Alumnus Kelcy Warren Featured in Dallas Morning News
Alumnus Kelcy Warren Featured in Dallas Morning News

Monday, May 20, 2013

Civil Engineering alumnus Kelcy Warren discusses how he built his company from 30 to 15,000 employees in a decade.

Team of Entrepreneurs Wins TECH Fort Worth Award
Team of Entrepreneurs Wins TECH Fort Worth Award

Thursday, May 16, 2013

A company formed by Bioengineering Ph.D. student Ben Johnston and his teammates won a TECH Fort Worth IMPACT Award May 15.

College Collaborates with Universities in China, Colombia, India, Indonesia
College Collaborates with Universities in China, Colombia, India, Indonesia

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Four agreements for international collaboration have been signed in recent weeks.

Energetic Crowd Watches nearly 400 Graduate at Commencement
Energetic Crowd Watches nearly 400 Graduate at Commencement

Monday, May 13, 2013

Nearly 400 College of Engineering graduates participated in the spring 2013 Commencement ceremony.

Incoming Board of Advisors President Honored by White House
Incoming Board of Advisors President Honored by White House

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Jim Crites has been selected by the White House as a Transportation Champion of Change, one of only 12 people selected nationwide for the honor.

Electrical Engineer Boosting Internet Security with Quantum Communication
Electrical Engineer Boosting Internet Security with Quantum Communication

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Michael Vasilyev, an associate professor of electrical engineering, is participating in an $8 million research project to study advanced quantum communications.

Outstanding Freshmen Earn UTA Scholarships
Outstanding Freshmen Earn UTA Scholarships

Monday, May 6, 2013

More than 400 incoming students have accepted scholarships to attend the College of Engineering beginning in Fall 2013, including 96 who earned the President’s Charter Scholarship.

Aerospace Research to Produce Safer, Faster, More Reliable Aircraft
Aerospace Research to Produce Safer, Faster, More Reliable Aircraft

Friday, May 3, 2013

Associate Professor Andrew Makeev is developing tools to aid aircraft manufacturers in analyzing composite structures used to make aircraft safer, faster, and more reliable.

Board of Advisors Looks to the Future at Spring Meeting
Board of Advisors Looks to the Future at Spring Meeting

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The College of Engineering Board of Advisors recognized the past, then looked to the future at its meeting April 26 at UTARI.

April

CE Ph.D. Student Earns NSF Fellowship
CE Ph.D. Student Earns NSF Fellowship

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Alena Mikhaylova, a Civil Engineering Ph.D. student will spend two months this summer in South Korea under the auspices of an NSF Fellowship.

Engineering Faculty Receive Awards at Faculty and Associates Meeting
Engineering Faculty Receive Awards at Faculty and Associates Meeting

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Seven members of the Engineering faculty were honored with University awards for research and teaching, and several others were recognized for their efforts at the annual Faculty and Associates Meeting.

How Do We Supply the World's Energy Needs?
How Do We Supply the World's Energy Needs?

Monday, April 22, 2013

Professor Derek Abbott of the University of Adelaide discusses how to sustainably power our planet.

166 Students Honored at Student Awards Banquet
166 Students Honored at Student Awards Banquet

Monday, April 22, 2013

The College of Engineering recently celebrated the successes of 166 students at the Student Awards Banquet.

Aero Mavericks Earn Victories in Battle of the Rockets
Aero Mavericks Earn Victories in Battle of the Rockets

Friday, April 19, 2013

The Aero Mavericks Rocket Divison team won first place in two divisions at the Battle of the Rockets.

Naima Rivas Wins National WTS Scholarship
Naima Rivas Wins National WTS Scholarship

Friday, April 19, 2013

Naima Rivas has won the Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship.

MAE's Lawrence Honored for 50 Years at UTA
MAE's Lawrence Honored for 50 Years at UTA

Friday, April 19, 2013

UTA's longest-serving employee, MAE's Kent Lawrence, recently celebrated 50 years of service.

Poll Indicates Learning and Jobs are Most Important to Students
Poll Indicates Learning and Jobs are Most Important to Students

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Learning in and out of the classroom and workplace preparation and job placement are the areas that UTA engineering students are most concerned about, according to an April 10 poll.

Cohen Earns IEEE Accolades
Cohen Earns IEEE Accolades

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Senior electrical engineering major Isaac Cohen is the 2013 IEEE Region V Outstanding Student.

Stevens Wins UTA's Second Goldwater Scholarship
Stevens Wins UTA's Second Goldwater Scholarship

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Elijah Stevens is UTA's second winner of the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.

Rogers Elected President-Elect of ABET
Rogers Elected President-Elect of ABET

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Jamie Rogers, Ph.D., P.E., of the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department, has been voted 2013-14 President-Elect of ABET.  

Henderson Earns Second Earhart Fellowship
Henderson Earns Second Earhart Fellowship

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Laura Henderson, a Ph.D. student in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department, has been awarded an Amelia Earhart Fellowship for the second time.

Hew Leads Engineering Students at ACES Symposium
Hew Leads Engineering Students at ACES Symposium

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Engineering students won nearly one-third of all awards at the University’s Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students (ACES) competition March 27.

Puppala Named American Society of Civil Engineers Fellow
Puppala Named American Society of Civil Engineers Fellow

Monday, April 1, 2013

Associate Dean of Research in the College of Engineering is elected as an American Society of Civil Engineers Fellow.

March

Stephanou, Former ARRI Director, Dies
Stephanou, Former ARRI Director, Dies

Friday, March 29, 2013

It is with great sadness that we report that our highly regarded colleague and friend, Harry Stephanou, died the afternoon of March 28 after a long illness. 

Bioengineering Student Selected for EPiCenter Conference
Bioengineering Student Selected for EPiCenter Conference

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Ben Johnston was selected by the National Center of Engineering Pathways to Innovation (EPiCenter) of Stanford University to attend the OPEN 2013 Conference.

Professor Providing Navy Better Radar Performance With Less Data
Professor Providing Navy Better Radar Performance With Less Data

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The Office of Naval Research has awarded Dr. Qilian Liang a $797,500 grant to simplify data collection through an algorithmic system he designed and is streamlining.

Electrical Engineer's Research Finds More Space on Cell Phone Spectrum
Electrical Engineer's Research Finds More Space on Cell Phone Spectrum

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Electrical Engineering Professor Qilian Liang received a $470,000 NSF grant that creates and implements a plan to research spectrum-sharing technolgies.

Dean Bardet Urges Legislators to Continue Funding
Dean Bardet Urges Legislators to Continue Funding

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Dean Jean-Pierre Bardet spent a full day on a recent trip to Washington, D.C., visiting with several Texas legislators and making a case for maintaining funding levels for higher education.

CSE Student Wins Best Poster Award at Metroplex Day
CSE Student Wins Best Poster Award at Metroplex Day

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Alexandros Papangelis, a Ph.D. student in the Computer Science and Engineering Department, received a Best Poster Award at the 7th Annual Metroplex Day March 1.

Five Departments See Large Gains in 2014 U.S. News Rankings
Five Departments See Large Gains in 2014 U.S. News Rankings

Monday, March 18, 2013

Upward mobility was the hallmark of five of eight specialties within the departments in the UTA College of Engineering in the 2014 U.S. News and World Report rankings of the Best Graduate Schools. 

Civil Engineer to Search for Bad Algal Blooms
Civil Engineer to Search for Bad Algal Blooms

Monday, March 18, 2013

Assistant Professor Hyeok Choi has received a three-year, $561,730 grant to identify harmful algal blooms in fresh and salt water so that water providers can take action to contain and curb the blooms.

FSAE Team Thanks College for Contributions to Success
FSAE Team Thanks College for Contributions to Success

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The College of Engineering recently was recognized by the Formula SAE F12 team for contributions to the team’s success.

John Boyer Discusses Successful Online Courses
John Boyer Discusses Successful Online Courses

Monday, March 4, 2013

John Boyer of Virginia Tech told a group of students and faculty how his online courses are some of the most popular and successful on campus.

Adaptable Software, Tools Aim to Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Adaptable Software, Tools Aim to Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Friday, March 1, 2013

UT Arlington researchers are creating individualized, patient-centered rehabilitation software systems that will promote and support physical therapy for people with rheumatoid arthritis.

February

Graduate Student Receives Award at International Conference
Graduate Student Receives Award at International Conference

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Civil Engineering graduate student Justin Thomey received the best paper presentation award at the Third International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering.

College Staff Gets Crime Prevention Training
College Staff Gets Crime Prevention Training

Thursday, February 21, 2013

To ensure preparedness in the case of an active shooter on campus, many members of the College staff attended a recent presentation by the UTA Police Department.

Engineers Use Semiconductors to Better Store, Use Solar Energy
Engineers Use Semiconductors to Better Store, Use Solar Energy

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

NSF awarded a $400,000 grant to Fuqiang Liu, an assistant professor of materials science and engineering, to improve the way solar energy is captured, stored, and transmitted.

UTA Engineer Wins NSF Award to Support Microfluidic Analyses
UTA Engineer Wins NSF Award to Support Microfluidic Analyses

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Dr. Hyejin Moon has been honored by NSF with a $400,000 Early Career Development grant to support her work with microfluidic devices.

Bioengineer to Use Hybrid Imaging System to See Deep Tissue
Bioengineer to Use Hybrid Imaging System to See Deep Tissue

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Dr. Baohong Yuan has been awarded a $407,163 NSF Early Career Development grant to use light and sound to produce an accurate image of a patient's deep tissue.

Software Engineer's Tool Makes for Quicker Tests
Software Engineer's Tool Makes for Quicker Tests

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Dr. Jeff Y. Lei is refining a computer testing tool that reduces the amount of time and expense companies must spend to determine whether a new program works.

UTA Formula SAE Racing Adviser Honored with SAE Triple E Award
UTA Formula SAE Racing Adviser Honored with SAE Triple E Award

Thursday, February 7, 2013

The Society of Automotive Engineers has honored the UT Arlington engineering professor with its annual Excellence in Engineering Education Award.

Dean Bardet Delivers State of the College Address
Dean Bardet Delivers State of the College Address

Monday, February 4, 2013

In his annual State of the College address, Dean Jean-Pierre Bardet spoke of growth and the pursuit of Tier One.

January

Dr. Pranesh Aswath Appointed Associate Dean for Graduate Affairs
Dr. Pranesh Aswath Appointed Associate Dean for Graduate Affairs

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Dr. Pranesh Aswath will oversee both M.S. and Ph.D. graduate affairs in the College of Engineering as Associate Dean.

Dr. Anand Puppala Appointed Associate Dean for Research
Dr. Anand Puppala Appointed Associate Dean for Research

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Dr. Anand Puppala will serve as Associate Dean for Research of the College of Engineering at UTA.

Dusti Craig Honored as Outstanding Maverick
Dusti Craig Honored as Outstanding Maverick

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Dusti Craig, Assistant to the Dean, was named one of UT Arlington's Outstanding Mavericks for her many contributions to the College of Engineering and the University.

Bioengineer Studying How to Send Drugs to Lungs Through Nanotechnology
Bioengineer Studying How to Send Drugs to Lungs Through Nanotechnology

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

A UT Arlington bioengineering researcher has teamed with a UT Southwestern colleague to develop a nanoparticle drug delivery system.

UT Arlington Center to Focus on Homeland Security Enhancement
UT Arlington Center to Focus on Homeland Security Enhancement

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

A new center at UT Arlington will focus on using nanotechnology to enhance U.S. security through collaborative research across disciplines.

The Uplifting Elegance of Engineering
The Uplifting Elegance of Engineering

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Visitors to Nedderman Hall have a new reason to look skyward as they enter the building's atrium. 

Monica Hew Has Her Mind Among the Stars
Monica Hew Has Her Mind Among the Stars

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Since she was a child, Ya-yu "Monica" Hew has dreamed of lifting off into space. Her mother, however, wanted her to be a medical doctor.

Civil Engineers Increasing Energy Created from Solid Waste
Civil Engineers Increasing Energy Created from Solid Waste

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Sahadat Hossain and Melanie Sattler, associate professors of civil engineering, use a new imaging system to double methane gas produced at local landfill.

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