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Presidential Distinguished Professor of Physics David Nygren received a new American Physical Society instrumentation award for his lifelong contributions in particle physics. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
Computer scientist Heng Huang received a $2 million grant through the National Institutes of Health to analyze complex data and use imaging genomics to predict a person’s probability of contracting Alzheimer’s disease.
Using a National Science Foundation grant, biologist Matthew Walsh will test aquatic habitats in Alaska and Wisconsin to predict how organisms respond to natural change as well as change influenced by humans.
A study led by a UT Arlington graduate student examining sea stars dying along the West Coast offers clues about the starfish’s immune response and its ability to protect a diverse coastal ecosystem.
Jazz pianist Dan Cavanagh is using a research grant to enhance musical sounds with sensor-laden gloves. The associate professor of music says the work could drastically alter what his audience hears when he plays.
A materials science and engineering team has developed an energy cell that can store large-scale solar energy even when dark. The innovation is an advancement over systems that use sunlight immediately as a power source.
College of Nursing and Health Innovation professors Joy Don Baker and Carolyn Cason have been named 2015 fellows of the American Academy of Nursing for their contributions to nursing and health care.
Yahoo! Labs recently delivered 480 computer servers to the College of Engineering to further research led by mechanical engineering Professor Dereje Agonafer into more efficient systems for cooling essential network equipment.
Civil engineering Associate Professor D.J. Seo is using a National Science Foundation grant to improve the sustainability of large urban areas from extreme weather, urbanization, and climate change.
Engineering researchers have designed a device based on a shorebird’s beak that can accumulate water from fog and dew. If it can be mass-produced, the invention could provide relief for drought-plagued regions.