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Energy Consumers

Alumnus brings power to the people

A recent computer science and engineering Ph.D. graduate is developing a sensor and monitoring system to put consumers in charge of their energy, gas, and water use.

Mass Effect

Video game aids mentally ill patients

A social work graduate student is transforming the popular video game Mass Effect 3 into an effective therapy treatment for people with mental illness.

Water Worries

Researchers devise novel methods to extend the water supply

Water safety is a major concern in North Texas, where city officials and residents fret over the stability of the supply. UT Arlington is taking the lead in this important field.

Qiliang Liang

Professor builds a better radar system

An electrical engineering professor’s processing system could provide the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps with more efficient radar and surveillance systems.

Kent Elliott and Blake Samper

Students' environmental design wins high honors

The Environmental Protection Agency has recognized two landscape architecture students for their design of a campus stormwater runoff system.

piles of trash at the landfill

Civil engineers turn landfills into a power source

An innovative recirculation system developed by two civil engineers is providing a source of electricity for about 1,600 households in Denton, Texas.

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.