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Understanding social norms

Psychology researchers in the UTA College of Science examine dynamics behind gay-straight friendships in first empirical study of its kind.

Medical technologies

A UTA engineer is developing a novel medical device that employs nanotechnology and optical scanning to make glucose readings for diabetics less painful.

Finding energy

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.

Autonomous systems

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics will honor electrical engineering professor Frank Lewis in January with the society’s 2016 Intelligent Systems Award for his work to increase the capabilities of autonomous aircraft systems.