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Joy Don Baker and Carolyn Cason

Leading the way in nursing research and education

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.

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Yahoo! Labs donation benefits engineering research

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.

D.J. Seo

Professor’s research quenches thirst of urban areas

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.

Water Collection Device

Unlikely source provides inspiration for water collection

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.

Engines of Progress

Researchers work to boost U.S. manufacturing

UTA received a grant from the Walmart Foundation to build a small motors assembly plant and testing system that would cut manufacturing costs, allowing more goods to be produced in the United States.

Assistant Professor W. Ashley Griffith

Geophysicist seeks to minimize earthquake destruction

A National Science Foundation grant is helping earth and environmental sciences Assistant Professor W. Ashley Griffith study how rock structures react to events such as earthquakes, meteor impacts, and explosions.

Julienne Greer

Theater techniques create more responsive robots

As a producer, director, and actor, Julienne Greer knows how to draw people’s deepest emotions to the surface. Now, she’s using that knowledge to help scientists and engineers build more lifelike robots.

Brain Game

Researchers tackle mental health issues in young adults

Engineering, nursing, and social work researchers are combating the rise in mental illness among young adults by developing better ways to screen for depression, treat PTSD in veterans, and more.

The Science of Shopping

Renowned researcher explores the science of business

Professor Kay-Yut Chen’s research examines why people make the decisions they do in business and how we can predict those decisions. Such data-driven insights help companies improve their bottom line.

Model Behavior

Biologists examine animals to unwrap the essence of humanity

By studying the genomes of such diverse creatures as pigeons, pythons, and beetles, UT Arlington biologists are uncovering important insights into what makes us human.