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Research Centers

Research Services and Instrumentation

Center of Innovation
The Center For Innovation is a non-profit LLC, established in 2002 to serve as a catalyst for technology based economic development, comprised of collaborative partnerships and agencies, collectively focused on three strategic initiatives. Learn more >

Center of Innovation
TMAC is a local Texas resource to address the challenges of today's hyper-competitive business environment. Cut cost. Be efficient. Achieve profitable growth. Our cost effective services give you the tools to be competitive. Whether it is a spot solution or total transformation, all technical assistance and training is customized to fit your objectives. TMAC WORKS WITH YOU TO IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY, QUALITY, AND PROFITABILITY. Learn more >

Cross Timbers Procurement
Cross Timbers Procurement Center (CTP)
, which serves as a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), is funded in part through a cooperative agreement from the Department of Defense (DOD) through a program that is administered by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). Learn more >

UTARI (The University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute) bridges the gap between academic research and product development in the areas of Advanced Manufacturing, Biomedical Technologies, Robotics, and Energy/Water/Environment and is a major source of research revenue for UT Arlington). We collaborate with UT Arlington faculty to promote undergraduate and graduate education by providing opportunities for exciting and stimulating research and development. We also collaborate with government, industry, and university partners to facilitate early stage product development in our four disciplines. We host symposiums, consortia, and events to bring together our partners to focus on specific issues. We concentrate on developing and maintaining a talented workforce for not just UTARI but for the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. We provide opportunities for our partners by having an interdisciplinary team of engineers working together in a state-of-the-art facility. Learn more >

Shimadzu Institute
The Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies builds on the recently established $6.7 million Shimadzu Center for Advanced Analytical Chemistry and the affiliated Shimadzu Distinguished Professorship in Analytical Chemistry at UT Arlington. With $7.5 million from UT System and $11 million from UT Arlington, the complete partnership will total $25.2 million. The Institute will provide UT Arlington, UT System institutions, and the industrial and educational enterprise throughout Texas with a complete suite of state-of-the-art instrumentation, support services, and expertise in one convenient location. The partnership will bring to UT Arlington equipment and software. The holistic and interdisciplinary approach that the Institute for Research Technologies provides is essential to drive leading-edge research and education.

Featured Inventors

Optical tweezer development

Optical tweezer developmentLaser ‘tweezer’ cell manipulation could lead to better drug delivery.. Read more...

Researchers detect disposition for cancers with nanotechnology

disposition for cancersDr. Samir Iqbal, left, and Dr. Shawn Christensen are working on a collaborative project that more accurately detects certain types of cancer.. Read more...

UT Arlington geophysicist awarded federal funds to study rock dynamics

W. Ashley GriffithThe Army Research Office has awarded a three-year grant of up to $357,330 to a University of Texas at Arlington geophysicist.Read more...

Mickey McCabe named UT Arlington Research Institute executive director

Mickey McCabeMcCabe will lead UTARI's research and development unit and its research teams consisting of faculty, professional staff and students who specialize in applying cutting-edge technologies to real-world engineering problems.Read more...