Csallner explains possible reasons behind American Airlines computer glitch
interviewed Christoph Csallner, assistant professor of computer science
and engineering at UT Arlington, about the computer glitch in American
Airlines’ reservation system that caused planes to be grounded for two
hours Tuesday. “The software is so complex, there are so many
components…databases, external systems, humans involved, anywhere,
something could go wrong,” Csallner said.
Architecture: Dallas is much more than a collection of buildings
This week's second annual David Dillon Symposium, an initiative of the
UT Arlington School of Architecture, will explore critical relationships
and networking between a city's signature buildings, The Dallas Morning News architecture
critic Mark Lamster wrote in his debut column for the newspaper.
Lamster also is a UT Arlington architecture professor in practice. The
symposium will be held April 18 at the Magnolia Theatre and April 19 at
the Nasher Sculpture Center.
Price study cited in article about weight and financial incentives/penalties
noted a study by Joshua Price, assistant professor of economics at UT
Arlington, and Cornell economist John Crawley, in its story about
workers fined for being obese. According to the study, a workplace
program that offered financial incentives for losing weight to 2,635
workers found only modest weight loss and a high dropout rate.
Scholarship to support students in Arnold E. Petsche Center for Automotive Engineering
Product Design & Development
reported on the scholarship established by TTI and Mouser Electronics
in partnership with The University of Texas at Arlington College of
Engineering. The scholarship will help support students enrolled in the
University’s Arnold E. Petsche Center for Automotive Engineering who
demonstrate academic achievement beyond the classroom.
Internship program will connect criminology students with Crowley Police Department
The Crowley Star
reported on an internship program that will connect students from UT
Arlington’s Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice with the
Crowley Police Department. The interns will work in Crowley in various
areas of the police department.