Samir Iqbal featured in a story about nanopore biosensing
Iqbal, a UT Arlington assistant professor of electrical engineering, was
featured in a NanoTechWeb.org story about nanopore
biosensing. Iqbal and his colleagues have recently come up with a novel
approach that provides precise control of the nanopore size as well as the
charge on the pore walls. "We developed a home-built plasma reactor
system, which used methacrylic acid monomer to deposit PPPF films inside the
nanopore," explained Iqbal, who conducts research in the University's
Nano-Bio Lab, part of the Nanotechnology Research and Teaching Facility.
Harry Stephanou scheduled to appear live on CNN
Stephanou, director of the UT Arlington Automation & Robotics Research
Institution, is scheduled to appear live at about 12:45 p.m. today on the CNN
Newsroom segment, "Big I." Stephanou will discuss
microbotics research under way at ARRI.
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality said Wednesday that it has levied a
$212,500 fine against J-W Operating Co. of Wise County, an oil and natural gas
producer in the Barnett Shale, for air emissions violations that were
"noted in a December 2010 records review." The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported
that the entire fine will go to The University of Texas at Arlington for the
Texas Air Monitoring Network, which uses automated gas-chromatograph monitors
to measure air quality in North Texas, including areas with substantial Barnett
New residence hall to be named after Tom Vandergriff
Arlington Citizen-Journal reported that a
new residence hall at UT Arlington will be named after Tom Vandergriff, the
late former mayor, congressman and Tarrant County judge. The University of
Texas System Board of Regents approved the name for the 500-bed dormitory under
construction in the College Park development.
Brent Sasley's story about Canada's powerfule Israel lobby
Baltimore Jewish Times quoted Brent
Sasley, a UT Arlington assistant professor of political science, in a story
about Canada's powerful Israel lobby. "Put simply, Jews have had a much
longer history of acclimatization into the Canadian economic, social, and
political environment," Sasley has written.
Donald R. Bobbitt quoted by the Arkansas Times
The Arkansas Times quoted Donald R.
Bobbitt, UT Arlington provost and vice president for academic affairs, in a
story about higher education costs and the need for new ideas in Arkansas.
"We simply can't continue to do what we've done in the past," Bobbitt
said. He takes over as president of the University of Arkansas System on Nov.
1. He added that at UT Arlington, the expansion of online classes has helped
increase enrollment by more than 30 percent in three years, which has helped
the bottom line.
Alumna Jillian Smith
College's Arlington campus recently dedicated its new criminal justice training
facility to Arlington police officer Jillian Smith, who was killed in December
while responding to a domestic assault call, the Arlington Citizen-Journal reported. Smith
was a graduate of UT Arlington.