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Fillia Makedon, UTA professor of Computer Science

New research helps children with learning disabilities

Led by Professor Filia Makedon, UTA researchers are using artificial intelligence to help experts assess learning difficulties and boost cognitive connections for children at a very early age.

Professor Wei Chen

UTA physicists demonstrate new potential cancer treatment

Using microwaves, the researchers were able to demonstrate a new way of targeting deeply situated tumors without damaging surrounding tissue.

Sampath Reddy Vengatewatch video

Engineering alum designs, builds, and tests new UAV

Sampath Reddy Vengate (’16 MS, Aerospace Engineering) became the first person to successfully flight test an unmanned aerial vehicle that uses moving weights in its wings.

researchers work in lab

Recent advancements bring UTA closer to Tier One status

UTA graduated more than 200 doctorates in the 2015-16 academic year and approached $100 million in research expenditures, both key components of Tier One recognition.

Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

Pulitzer Prize-winning couple takes the Texas Hall stage

Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn visit UTA for the next installment of the Maverick Speakers Series, presented by Overture DFW.

Spring 2016 Graduates

UTA awarded a record number of degrees in 2015-16

With 11,526 degrees conferred, UTA continues its rising trajectory with an 8.8 percent increase from the previous academic year.

Students walking on campus

UTA earns top ranking for low student debt

UTA was listed as the top public research university in the nation for graduating students with the least student debt, in a U.S. News & World Report ranking of 125 universities.

2016 fall enrollment students

Enrollment increases 7.3 percent

New census data puts UTA's population of Texas-based students at 39,714, a 7.3 percent increase over fall 2015.

UTA civil engineering professor Ali Abolmaali

Researchers work to improve state highways

Dr. Ali Abolmaali and his team of UTA researchers are leading the development of sturdier, fiber-reinforced concrete pipes and new pipe protocol that could improve highways in Texas and beyond.

Kevin Schug and Laura Mydlarz

UTA faculty and alumnus recognized for innovation

Three faculty and a UTA graduate won Tech Titans Awards presented by the Technology Association of North Texas to honor innovators transforming the region's high-tech industry.