Mechanical and aerospace engineering Assistant Professors Luca Maddalena and Luca Massa were awarded a three-year, $640,000 NASA National Research Award to study novel injector designs to support combustion at hypersonic speeds.
Through a grant from the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities, the UT Arlington Library was awarded a collection of materials to educate readers about Muslim cultures in America and around the world.
Physics professor Zdzislaw E. Musielak was awarded a three-year, $301,339 National Science Foundation grant to investigate Alfvén waves in the sun, a phenomenon vital to understanding Earth’s nearest star.
Aerospace engineering Associate Professor Andrew Makeev received a $559,427 grant from the Office of Naval Research to study ways to improve how composite aircraft structures are designed and manufactured.
Michael Vasilyev, associate professor of electrical engineering, is participating in an $8 million research project funded by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency to study advanced quantum communications.
Yue Deng, an assistant physics professor, was awarded more than $400,000 in NASA funding to develop a 3-D look at how electrodynamic energy from solar winds enters and moves throughout the Earth’s upper atmosphere.
The Simmons Family Foundation gave $1 million to the School of Social Work’s Innovative Community Academic Partnership program to initiate, support, and fund research ideas to help social service agencies develop better evidence-informed practices.