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miniature turbine on a penny

A new scale of renewable energy

Two engineers have created a micro-windmill smaller than a grain of rice that can produce enough power to keep your cellphone charged.

freshman researchers

Program offers freshmen meaningful research opportunities

A new College of Science program connects freshman science majors to authentic research experiences to help them chart a path to a career in the STEM fields.

Devin Doyel

Internships spur interest in science and engineering

The UT Arlington Research Institute's high school internship program enables students from Arlington high schools to work on cutting-edge projects alongside UTARI researchers.

building tile cast from a 3-D printed mold

Embracing the next dimension of business

As 3-D printing continues to change the business landscape, UT Arlington has emerged as a leader in adapting this burgeoning technology for a wide range of disciplines.

high speed rail

Professor touts prospects of high-speed rail

Research by civil engineering Associate Professor Stephen Mattingly explores building high-speed rail lines adjacent to major Texas highways to save construction time and cost.

Into the Arms of Technology

Into the caring arms of technology

Scholars are on the leading edge of assistive living research, designing smart homes and programming lifelike robots that could transform care for the elderly, disabled, and injured.

Daniel Armstrong

Professor developing new method to test pharmaceuticals

Renowned chemist Daniel W. Armstrong is leading an effort to find a more accurate way to measure water content in pharmaceuticals—a major quality-control issue for drug manufacturers.

Wei Chen

Physicist creates nanoparticle for cancer therapy

Working to create a luminescent nanoparticle to use in security-related radiation detection, physics Professor Wei Chen may instead have happened upon an advance in photodynamic cancer therapy.

Drs. Tang and Borrelli

New technique could eliminate need for bone grafting

Bioengineering Chair Liping Tang is partnering with Arlington Memorial to create a "mini-bioreactor" within a patient's body that can stimulate bone tissue growth and help with bone fractures, tumors, and even osteoporosis.

Jessica Dawn Stevens

Student wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for research

Jessica Dawn Stevens, a junior majoring in microbiology and biology, is one of only 11 students in Texas named a Goldwater Scholar for the 2014-15 academic year.