The University of Texas at Arlington's Center of Excellence in High Energy Physics was awarded a three-year, $2.5 million grant from the Department of Energy, which represents a 25 percent increase over their previous base funding.
National Academy of Sciences member David Nygren will join UT Arlington's Physics Department
this fall. He is widely known for inventing the “Time Projection Chamber” and current work investigating neutrinos.
Daniel Armstrong has published more than 550 scientific works and technology he invented is on its way to a comet. In March, the American Chemical Society will give him a second prestigious national award.
A new $7.5 million gift from Shimadzu Scientific Instruments to The University of Texas at Arlington will support one of the most significant installments of advanced scientific equipment in the United States, propelling the University to new heights of discovery and innovation.