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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.
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.
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.
Presidential Distinguished Professor of Physics David Nygren received a new American Physical Society instrumentation award for his lifelong contributions in particle physics. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
Computer scientist Heng Huang received a $2 million grant through the National Institutes of Health to analyze complex data and use imaging genomics to predict a person’s probability of contracting Alzheimer’s disease.
Using a National Science Foundation grant, biologist Matthew Walsh will test aquatic habitats in Alaska and Wisconsin to predict how organisms respond to natural change as well as change influenced by humans.
A study led by a UT Arlington graduate student examining sea stars dying along the West Coast offers clues about the starfish’s immune response and its ability to protect a diverse coastal ecosystem.
Jazz pianist Dan Cavanagh is using a research grant to enhance musical sounds with sensor-laden gloves. The associate professor of music says the work could drastically alter what his audience hears when he plays.
A materials science and engineering team has developed an energy cell that can store large-scale solar energy even when dark. The innovation is an advancement over systems that use sunlight immediately as a power source.
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.