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News Releases by Herb Booth

Media Contact Herb Booth was found in 38 news releases in the year 2011.

December 2011

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August 2011

  • UT Arlington electrical engineering professor named 'Tech Titan'

    Monday, August 29, 2011

    Award honors J.-C. Chiao for work with devices that can treat reflux, stomach disorders

  • Sign language recognition

    Friday, August 26, 2011

    A UT Arlington computer science engineering researcher has won two new National Science Foundation grants to further his work in developing a computer recognition system that eventually will yield a visual, online American Sign Language dictionary.

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January 2011

  • NSF grant to advance engineering professor's sign language recognition system

    Wednesday, January 26, 2011

    Vassilis Athitsos, an assistant professor in computer science and engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington, has received a five-year, $513,000 National Science Foundation Early Career Development grant. The grant will fund continuing work on computer vision technology that will eventually lead to a sign lookup system, which will allow sign language users to look up the meaning of signs in comprehensive dictionaries of American Sign Language.

  • UT Arlington biologist’s research could help control disease

    Friday, January 21, 2011

    A paper published in the prestigious online journal Nature Communications that reveals the molecular biology behind a certain worm’s ability to ignore the laws of genetics could lead to control of some parasitic nematode species.

  • NSF grant to fund scholarships in science, engineering and environmental science studies

    Wednesday, January 19, 2011

    The University of Texas at Arlington has been awarded a five-year, $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to encourage undergraduate students to complete a bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering discipline, complete a master’s degree in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and enter the workforce or pursue doctoral study.

  • Cal Ripken to lecture at UT Arlington

    Thursday, January 13, 2011

    Cal Ripken Jr. will speak on "The Keys to Perseverance" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in Texas Hall.

  • UT Arlington electrical engineering professor wins Texas O’Donnell Award

    Friday, January 7, 2011

    J.C. Chiao, a UT Arlington electrical engineering professor, has been honored by The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas with an O’Donnell Award in Engineering for his pioneering achievements in developing implantable sensors that can help treat severe acid reflux.