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AT&T chief technology officer joins UTA faculty

Krish Prabhu, president of AT&T Labs and chief technology officer, has been named to UTA’s Engineering Hall of Achievement and appointed a research professor.

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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.

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Shaping the cities of the future

As today’s major cities grow into megacities of more than 10 million people, UTA researchers are tackling the  complex challenges that arise from these swelling urban communities.

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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.

Michael Cho

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