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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.

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.

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.

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.

D.J. Seo

UTA researchers develop app to help monitor flash flooding

A team led by D.J. Seo, associate professor of civil engineering, is harnessing technology to deliver faster, more precise information about severe weather and flash flooding.

UTA Men's Tennis Sun Belt Champions

UTA men’s tennis claims the Sun Belt Conference Championship

The team completed its historic season by defeating top-seeded teams in the Sun Belt finals in New Orleans.

UTA professor with Jordanian researchers

UTA partners with researchers in Jordan to build earthquake lab

A unique collaboration between UTA and the Hashemite University in Jordan brings an innovative structural system lab to the Middle East, the only one of its kind in the region.