Purnendu “Sandy” Dasgupta, Hamish Small Chair in Ion Analysis of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Science, has been awarded a $1 million NASA grant to further the search for amino acids.
UT Arlington associate professor of Spanish, Ignacio Ruiz-Pérez, has earned international recognition for his work of poetry, Libro de la ceniza (Book of Ashes).
KERA interviewed Sahadat Hossain, a UTA civil engineering professor, in a story about how technology is increasing methane production in the city of Denton landfill. That methane is then converted to energy, which powers several thousand Denton homes. Hossain is collaborating with colleague Melanie Sattler on the project.
CBS 11/KTVT interviewed Gautam Das, a UT Arlington computer science and engineering professor, about a new Google technology that would collect pothole location and information through GPS and send that data to the company's databases. Das also heads up UTA's Database Exploration Laboratory.
UTA and the Arlington school district kicked off a new STEM Academy at Martin High School on Monday. The Academy offers high school students the opportunity to earn early college credit along four science, technology, engineering and math pathways, Univision Dallas/KUVN 39 reported.