The University of Texas at Arlington was named today in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Desheng "Dennis" Meng, an associate professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Department, passed away suddenly January 6.
Nearly 200 undergraduate engineering students were named to the dean’s list for the recently completed fall semester. Thirty-two earned perfect 4.0 grade-point averages.
Ken Reifsnider, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and Presidential Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
A new UTA study shows that adult learners, aged 25 and older, are motivated to transfer from a community college because of the perceived prestige that is associated with becoming an engineer.
Ankur Jain (MAE) is co-leading a team that is seeking ways to harness heat energy lost from automobiles, buildings and other devices, using an NSF EAGER grant.
The accolades continue to roll in for the Formula SAE program, which was recently mentioned in a post about UTA in “10 Colleges Not to Miss” on BestRide.com.
A new course, introduced in fall 2015, is designed to help make math more accessible for engineering students.
A UTA aerospace engineering team will build the country’s only university-based, arc-heated, hypersonic-testing facility for thermal protection systems through a new $1.01 million Defense University Research Instrumentation Program grant.
UTA is advancing plans for a new six-story Science, Engineering Innovation and Research building to help meet increasing student demand and to further the University’s emerging concentration in health science initiatives.
Researchers Robert Taylor and Ashfaq Adnan will receive funding as part of a group that is one of nine awardees from America Makes for additive manufacturing applied research and development projects.
MAE assistant professor Ashfaq Adnan is modifying molecular structures and blending ceramics to create new material that would be less brittle but retain the strength of the original ceramic and could be used on spacecraft, in power plants and for other applications.
MAE professor Andrew Makeev is collaborating with Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. to design more durable materials and accelerate their implementation in composite aircraft.
2014 Aero Mavericks Design Competitions Results
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
UTA MAE Aero Mavericks Fixed-Wing Division (28-30 March)
SAE AeroDesign West 2014: UTA 8th Overall, 5th in Flight Score out of 33 Regular Class teams in totalChief Engineer: Robert Wilsford
UTA MAE Aero Mavericks Rocket Division (05 April)
2014 Battle of the Rockets: UTA 2nd Egg Saucer Event out of 9 Egg Saucer teams in total Chief Engineer: James Haley
The Aero Mavericks team and the Aero Mavericks President, David Whaley, thanks the MAE department for their support. A special thank you to Douglas A. Cawley from MCKOOL SMITH (
http://www.mckoolsmith.com/) for being the primary sponsor for the Aero Mavericks student team.
Success is a journey, not a destination. Congratulations to the Aero Maverick's year-long learning via preparations, design, manufacturing, testing and most of all - teamwork.
--Bernd Chudoba, Aero Mavs Sponsor