Tuesday, May 1, 2018
David Hullender, a longtime professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, has been named a 2018 Piper Professor by the San Antonio-based Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
The Office of Naval Research has awarded two grants worth nearly $1.5 million that will further enhance the Advanced Materials and Structures Lab’s national standing and capabilities.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
The College’s inaugural Innovation Day brought together students, faculty, alumni and industry representatives to showcase and celebrate the transformative research being performed in UTA’s engineering laboratories.
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Kamesh Subbarao is using a $795,427 Office of Naval Research grant to create metrics to evaluate the performance of multiple UAVs that operators will be able to use to predict vehicle behavior under mission-specific conditions.
Friday, March 30, 2018
Dean Peter Crouch and the College of Engineering honored faculty and staff excellence at an awards luncheon April 29.
Friday, March 9, 2018
Alumnus Andrew Feghali became an entrepreneur at a young age – in middle school, he started a lawn service and hired neighborhood children to work for him – and since graduating he has built a successful fire testing company, Aeroblaze.
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Fifteen years ago, seven astronauts, including Kalpana Chawla, one of UTA’s most celebrated graduates and the first Indian-born woman to fly in space, perished when the Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart during re-entry.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Monica Hew (BSAE '13) recently spent six months at the German Space Center (DLR) in Cologne studying how tissue swelling, or edema, develops in an oxygen-deprived environment.
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Sixty-nine undergraduate engineering students earned perfect 4.0 grade-point averages and 249 were named to the dean's list for the recently completed fall semester.
Friday, December 22, 2017
Ashfaq Adnan is working to determine how mechanical forces such as blasts or repeated blows to the head could damage neurons and lead to neurological disorders.
Friday, December 15, 2017
Mechanical Engineering Professor Dereje Agonafer is the 12th UTA faculty member to be named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors
Monday, November 6, 2017
Through a gift from entrepreneur and businessman Paul E. Andrews, Jr., UTA will establish an endowed chair in the general areas of automotive engineering and design, mechanical engineering, and the FSAE team.
Monday, October 16, 2017
Andrew Makeev will improve reconstruction algorithms and software techniques to produce breakthroughs in computed tomography scanning, which will lead to better recognition of manufacturing flaws and structural damage of composites.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Andrew Makeev has received a $600,000 grant from Boeing to test composite components that officials believe will lead to longer-lasting aircraft and identify when those components may fail.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Wen Chan, a professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department and director of the Center for Composite Materials, has passed away after a brief battle with cancer.
Friday, September 1, 2017
UTA and Dallas Area Rapid Transit today launched a first-of-its-kind partnership offering select undergraduate students valuable experiential learning opportunities in engineering and other fields.
Friday, August 25, 2017
A team of students earned a Rising Star Award in the System Selection category recently for the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers’ Student Design Competition.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Bernd Chudoba, an associate professor of aerospace engineering, is co-author of “Future Spacecraft Propulsion Systems and Integration: Enabling Technologies for Space Exploration.”
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Atilla Dogan, an associate professor of aerospace engineering, will use a $550,000 NSF grant to quantify risks posed by UAVs and create algorithms to reduce those risks.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Leila Ladani, a professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department and a lead scientist at UTARI, has been chosen to take part in the National Academy of Engineering 2017 EU-U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.
Monday, July 17, 2017
MAE's Ashfaq Adnan recently published research findings in Nature’s Scientific Reports revealing that battlefield blasts may cause cavitation in the brain’s perineuronal nets, which, in turn, may collapse and cause neuronal damage.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Ken Reifsnider, a National Academy of Engineering member and professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, was honored by ICCES with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
UTA’s Conrad Greer Lab was officially showcased this week. Researchers intend to fill a profitable niche in the energy field by converting natural gas to high-grade diesel and jet fuel.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Space has long been the subject of science fiction and the dreams of many who gazed up at the moon and stars, and UTA researchers are contributing much to our exploration and understanding of it.
Friday, June 16, 2017
Erick Jones, a professor in the Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering Department, has been named the College’s new associate dean for graduate studies, effective September 1.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Two engineering students, rising senior April Horton and master's student Chibueze Enyinnaya, have received scholarships from the Material Handling Education Foundation.
Monday, June 5, 2017
Alex Preisser’s journey to his graduation from UTA was a winding road, but he took advantage of all of the opportunities that presented themselves along the way.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
AE’s Andrew Makeev and his colleagues earned the best paper award in structures and materials at the 73rd American Helicopter Society Forum in Fort Worth May 9-11.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Bob Woods, a longtime mechanical engineering professor and founder of the UTA FSAE racing team, has been named a 2017 Piper Professor by the San Antonio-based Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Several College of Engineering faculty and staff were honored for achievements in the previous year at the College’s annual faculty/staff awards luncheon March 28.
Monday, March 27, 2017
Floyd Wine, an aerospace engineering alumnus and retired Bell Helicopter engineer, was inducted into UTA's Military Science Hall of Honor on March 25.
Monday, March 27, 2017
UTA's student newspaper, The Shorthorn, recently featured the Aero Mavericks' rocketry division and the students' work with a local high school team.
Friday, March 3, 2017
A team of five mechanical engineering students, two of their professors, and Raytheon has secured a patent for a smart bandage device that the students developed years ago.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Frank Lu, a professor in the Aerospace Engineering Department, has been named a Fellow of the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
MAE doctoral student Cody Ground has earned a prestigious Pathways internship with the Hypersonic Air-Breathing Propulsion Branch at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Fifty-seven undergraduate engineering students earned perfect 4.0 grade-point averages and 222 were named to the dean’s list for the recently completed fall semester.