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J.-C. Chiao

UTA researchers are developing new ways to treat pain

Electrical Engineering Professor J.-C. Chiao and other UTA faculty are working across disciplines to bring relief to millions who suffer from chronic pain.

Mayors Betsy Price, Ron Jensen, and Maher Maso

UTA alumni are leading dynamic Texas cities

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price ’72, Grand Prairie Mayor Ron Jensen ’73, and Frisco Mayor Maher Maso ’08 hold their city hall’s highest office.

illustration of residents in future city

Shaping the cities of the future

As today’s major cities grow into megacities of more than 10 million people, UTA researchers are tackling the  complex challenges that arise from these swelling urban communities.

collage of study abroad experiences

Students thrive with study abroad experiences

More UTA students are getting their passports stamped and gaining valuable international experiences by taking classes all over the globe.

librarians show maps in storage

Special Collections preserving historic materials for the future

From digitization and image scanning to polyester films and acid-free boxes, the UTA Library’s Special Collections is employing a variety of methods to save historic materials for future use.

manned rocketship

Helping NASA enable human space travel to mars

The University was one of four institutions selected by NASA to develop improved methods for oxygen recovery and reuse aboard spacecraft. Such technology could one day help put a human on Mars.

highway intersection

Discovering sustainable solutions for our aging infrastructure

To preserve and update the state’s aging roadways, UTA civil engineers are turning to novel solutions, from slopes shored up with plastic pins to bridges with built-in heating systems.

Hadron Collider

UTA physicists are uncovering the secrets of the universe

After helping discover the long-elusive Higgs boson, researchers in the University’s Center of Excellence in High Energy Physics are tackling new challenges as they try to solve some of the universe’s greatest mysteries.

RISE Adaptive Sports

Alumnus’ nonprofit provides adaptive sports gear

As executive director of RISE Adaptive Sports, Chris Goad ’93 offers physically challenged athletes the equipment they need to sail, swim, ski, kayak, and play rugby and soccer.

Norman Ward

Architect encourages students to pursue higher education

Award-winning architect and alumnus Norman Ward is inspired by seasonal changes and how sunlight moves through a space. He, in turn, inspires future generations to earn college degrees.