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Kent Elliott and Blake Samper

Students' environmental design wins high honors

The Environmental Protection Agency has recognized two landscape architecture students for their design of a campus stormwater runoff system.

piles of trash at the landfill

Civil engineers turn landfills into a power source

An innovative recirculation system developed by two civil engineers is providing a source of electricity for about 1,600 households in Denton, Texas.

Mohammad Najafi

Overdue for a major overhaul

Discovering new ways to repair, maintain, and update the nation's aging roadways, pipelines, manholes, and other infrastructure could save lives and billions of dollars.

The Eureka Engineers

Engineers honored for life-enhancing discoveries

Decades devoted to creating life-altering advancements in health care, transportation, and other critical fields have earned four professors induction into the National Academy of Inventors.

chemistry researchers

Scientists creating method to convert carbon dioxide to methanol

Chemistry researchers are devising a process to convert carbon dioxide—the greenhouse gas associated with climate change—into liquid methanol fuel using copper oxide nanowires and sunlight.

Andrew Makeev

Aerospace engineer works to prevent aircraft irregularities

To keep passengers and crews safe, aerospace engineering Associate Professor Andrew Makeev is studying ways to improve how composite aircraft structures are designed and manufactured.

snakewatch video

Burmese python holds clues to extreme adaptation

Biology Assistant Professor Todd Castoe is the lead author on a new paper that details the sequencing of the Burmese python genome.

illustration of nanoparticle drug delivery to the lungs

Research shows promise in regrowing lungs

A National Institutes of Health grant is helping bioengineers develop a nanoparticle drug-delivery system designed to spur lung growth and function after partial lung removal or destructive lung disease.

ocean

Researchers protect the world's water systems

UT Arlington scientists and engineers are making water safer by developing methods to analyze its quality, monitor biological toxins, and protect oceans against climate change.

Linda Perrotti in the laboratory

Professor explores gender differences in drug abuse

According to a national survey, 4.1 million Americans sought treatment for drug addiction in 2010. Using cellular, molecular, and behavioral procedures, Linda Perrotti is exploring why some people become addicts while others don't.