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News Releases by Herb Booth

Media Contact Herb Booth was found in 9 news releases in the year 2017.

February 2017

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management to meet growing workforce demands
    New degree

    Monday, February 20, 2017

    News Topics: engineering, students

    The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board recently approved a new bachelor's degree in construction management for The University of Texas at Arlington. Enrollment started this semester.

  • UTA researcher earns TxDOT contract to use geocells to improve pavement infrastructure
    Improving infrastructure

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    News Topics: engineering, innovation, manufacturing, research, sustainability, transportation

    A UTA civil engineering researcher will work with the Texas Department of Transportation to fill geocells with recycled materials that could lead to stronger, longer-lasting roads.

  • Surrounding real estate shows increase in value if near transit station
    Transit value

    Friday, February 10, 2017

    News Topics: architecture, urban and public affairs

    A UTA urban planning researcher discovered that single-family real estate values around transit stations increase only slightly but multi-family and commercial property values around those stations increase dramatically.

January 2017

  • UTA materials scientist invents breath monitor to detect flu
    Flu fighter

    Tuesday, January 31, 2017

    News Topics: engineering, research

    A UTA Materials Science and Engineering professor has developed a device that can single out biomarkers in a person's breath to determine whether they have the flu. Perena Gouma's work about the device has been published recently in an academic journal.

  • UTA aerospace engineering professor named Fellow of the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics
    Faculty honor

    Tuesday, January 31, 2017

    News Topics: awards, engineering

    Frank Lu, a UTA professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, has been named a fellow of the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics for sustained contributions in gas dynamics and detonation-based technologies.

  • Engineering doctoral student earns NASA Pathways internship
    Aerospace intern

    Thursday, January 26, 2017

    News Topics: engineering, student life, students

    An aerospace doctoral student has received the prestigious Pathways internship at NASA Langley Research Center. Cody Ground will explore hypersonic mixing and injection for scramjet applications.

  • UTA electrical engineering professor earns society’s highest award
    Faculty honor

    Monday, January 23, 2017

    News Topics: awards, engineering, research

    A longtime UTA electrical engineering professor has been named a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. J.-C. Chiao was recognized for achievements in micro medical devices and systems. He has 11 patents and will be formally inducted as a Fellow Jan. 30.

  • UTA researcher shows computer users are overconfident when dealing with junk emails
    Phishing emails

    Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    News Topics: business, computer science, Internet, research

    UTA researchers have shown in a new study that people are overconfident when they are actually dealing with phishing attacks in the business world. The study found that many people thought they had made correct judgment on an email, yet they did not.

  • UTA marketing classes provide options for St. Alban’s growth
    Marketing effort

    Monday, January 2, 2017

    News Topics: business, faculty, research, student life, students

    Students in the UTA College of Business' Marketing Department offered leaders at a neighboring church intricate, practical and valuable marketing concepts and ideas on how to grow their congregation.