The AIAA has awarded UTA professor Frank Lewis with the 2016 Intelligent Systems Award for his work increasing the capacity of autopilots for autonomous aircraft. Lewis is an internationally-renowned expert on intelligent feedback control systems that mimic the functioning of the neural networks in the brain.
A UTA assistant professor will help build a microdevice that captures lost energy in things like automobiles, buildings and other devices. The research is funded through a highly competitive National Science Foundation EAGER grant.
UTA GO Centers in high schools throughout nine regional school districts offer prospective college students mentoring and admissions advice while promoting a college-going culture. The program has been honored by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
A new National Science Foundation research grant will allow UTA software engineers to search automatically for ways to check development environments for computer bugs in cyber-physical systems.
The International Business Times (AU Edition) reported that a team of scientists from UTA is developing a new kind of antimatter beam that could aid future studies on the development of next-generation computers and batteries.