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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.

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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.

student researchers work with faculty

UTA graduate programs rise in national rankings

U.S. News & World Report ranks UTA’s graduate programs in engineering, business, nursing, and education among the nation’s best based on peer evaluations and the quality of faculty, research, and students.

Samir Iqbal

Professor elected to Royal Society of Chemistry

Samir Iqbal, a UTA associate professor of electrical engineering, has been named a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry, the United Kingdom-based association representing the world’s leading chemical scientists.

team of scientists and engineers

Researchers devise process to generate renewable energy

A team of UTA chemists and engineers have proven that concentrated light, heat and high pressures can drive the conversion of carbon dioxide and water directly into useable liquid hydrocarbon fuels.