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Mohammad Najafi

Overdue for a major overhaul

Discovering new ways to repair, maintain, and update the nation's aging roadways, pipelines, manholes, and other infrastructure could save lives and billions of dollars.

The Eureka Engineers

Engineers honored for life-enhancing discoveries

Decades devoted to creating life-altering advancements in health care, transportation, and other critical fields have earned four professors induction into the National Academy of Inventors.

Dr. Montgomery, right, with Gates Foundation CEO Jeff Raikes

Alumnus combats serious illnesses in Africa

Health official Joel Montgomery works with the local population in Nairobi, Kenya, to identify, combat, and reduce dengue fever, typhoid, and other potentially fatal diseases.

chemistry researchers

Scientists creating method to convert carbon dioxide to methanol

Chemistry researchers are devising a process to convert carbon dioxide—the greenhouse gas associated with climate change—into liquid methanol fuel using copper oxide nanowires and sunlight.

GO Center at Seguin High School

Preparing high school students for college

Staffed by UT Arlington student mentors, GO Centers are offices in area high schools that help students navigate the college admission and application process.

Andrew Makeev

Aerospace engineer works to prevent aircraft irregularities

To keep passengers and crews safe, aerospace engineering Associate Professor Andrew Makeev is studying ways to improve how composite aircraft structures are designed and manufactured.

illustration of nanoparticle drug delivery to the lungs

Research shows promise in regrowing lungs

A National Institutes of Health grant is helping bioengineers develop a nanoparticle drug-delivery system designed to spur lung growth and function after partial lung removal or destructive lung disease.

ART 4392 Packaging and 3-D CAD class

Course employs latest in 3-D technology

A 3-D CAD (computer-aided design) class teaches students how to solve real-world packaging issues. Students design and construct items such as retail floor and shelf displays.

John F. Kennedy illustration by Sean McCabe

Student essays shed light on JFK assassination

A professor emeritus rediscovered an essay collection that reveals the anxiety, despair, and anger felt by UT Arlington students four days after John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas.

old trains

Railroads carry indispensable freight—and allure

Don’t think of trains as a nuisance. These rolling behemoths are a vital cog in the world’s supply chain. And UT Arlington and the city of Arlington wouldn’t exist without them.