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UTA classified as top research university

The elite Carnegie Classification of R-1: Doctoral Universities recognizes thriving research universities infusing their regions with technology, knowledge, and talent.

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Researchers find ways to make landfills last longer

UTA civil engineers believe they can increase the lifespan of a landfill to 200 years. They are working closely with Denton, Texas to institute innovative and sustainable waste management techniques at the city's landfill.

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UTA professor receives five patents in one year

Professor Robert Magnusson, UTA’s Texas Instruments Distinguished Chair in Nanoelectronics, has almost 30 patents to his name. He recently had five patents issued in less than a year.

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UTA hosts top international physicists

Some 150 leading international physicists are convening at UTA this week to collaborate on the game-changing particle physics experiment known as the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, or DUNE.

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Bioengineers seek new way to diagnose traumatic brain injuries

Bioengineering Chair Michael Cho is leading a collaborative effort to make it easier to recognize symptoms of traumatic brain injuries caused by blast shockwaves in the battlefield.

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Helping NASA enable human space travel to mars

The University was one of four institutions selected by NASA to develop improved methods for oxygen recovery and reuse aboard spacecraft. Such technology could one day help put a human on Mars.

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Native polycultures could transform urban landscapes

A UTA landscape architect’s theory of native urban polycultures could lead to smarter, more cost-effective planting for casual home gardeners and large commercial landscapers

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Discovering sustainable solutions for our aging infrastructure

To preserve and update the state’s aging roadways, UTA civil engineers are turning to novel solutions, from slopes shored up with plastic pins to bridges with built-in heating systems.

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UTA physicists are uncovering the secrets of the universe

After helping discover the long-elusive Higgs boson, researchers in the University’s Center of Excellence in High Energy Physics are tackling new challenges as they try to solve some of the universe’s greatest mysteries.

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Innovation Day@UTA showcases students’ creative, problem-solving skills

The next generation of inventors came to campus October 22 for InnovationDay@UTA, with 18 high school and college teams competing to design prototype vehicles that could move without using fuel and batteries.