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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.

ocean

Researchers protect the world's water systems

UT Arlington scientists and engineers are making water safer by developing methods to analyze its quality, monitor biological toxins, and protect oceans against climate change.

Linda Perrotti in the laboratory

Professor explores gender differences in drug abuse

According to a national survey, 4.1 million Americans sought treatment for drug addiction in 2010. Using cellular, molecular, and behavioral procedures, Linda Perrotti is exploring why some people become addicts while others don't.

Liping Tang

Novel system shows promise in detecting and treating cancer

Wayward cancer cells often cause tumors elsewhere in the body. Bioengineering Professor Liping Tang is creating a bone marrow-mimicking trap to attract these cells and confine them to a single location.

Richard and Nelson Claytor

Gift from Fresnel Technologies supports optics research

UT Arlington's capacity to explore the growing field of optics is expanding. A $500,000 endowment established through a gift from Nelson Claytor creates a distinguished professorship in honor of his father, Richard Claytor.

Smart Grid

National Science Foundation grant funds smart grid technology

As energy demand rises, the electrical grid in the United States is steadily pushed to its limits. Electrical engineering Professor Qilian Liang is developing a digitally enabled smart grid to help ease that burden.