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Dr. Lewis named AAAS Fellow

Dr. Lewis named AAAS Fellow

Dr. Frank Lewis of UTA and UTARI has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This conferment is added to several honors bestowed on Dr. Lewis, including being named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

UTA/UTARI will use Unmanned Aerial for TxDOT

UTA/UTARI will use Unmanned Aerial for TxDOT

Dr. Anand Puppala, UTA civil engineering professor along with UTARI researchers Mike McNair and Cody Lundberg will collaboratively work on an effort to use unmanned aerial vehicles to remotely inspect highways and railroads and develop guidelines for how to safely complete the task. 

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Bell Helicopter Textron Donates to IPPM

Bell Helicopter Textron Donates to IPPM

The Institute for Predictive Performance Methodologies receives contribution of pre-impregnated composite materials from Bell Helicopter Textron. This generous gift was made possible through Vance Cribb, Manager of Non Metallic Materials and Processes with help from Justin Greenwood and Debra Macias.

 

 

UTARI, UTA Develop Device to Automatically Control BP

UTARI, UTA Develop Device to Automatically Control BP

Biomedical Technologies Division Head Muthu Wijesundara, along with Associate Professor Young-Tae Kim and Professor Khosrow Behbehani have received a grant for continued research of a "Closed-Loop Blood Pressure Control by Neural Stimulation for Cardiac Care Environment."

 

Theater and Social Robotics Project is Awarded IPR Grant

Theater and Social Robotics Project is Awarded IPR Grant

UTARI research team Kris Doelling, Mike McNair and Jeongsik Shin along with Julienne Greer (College of Liberal Arts), Noelle Fields and Ling Xu (School of Social Work) have been awarded a grant for a project that will mix theater and social robotics.

Dr. Reifsnider is part of plenary talk at ICEPT in Wuhan, China

Dr. Reifsnider is part of plenary talk at ICEPT in Wuhan, China

UTARI's Kenneth Reifsnider, Director of the Institute for Predictive Performance Methodologies was part of the speaker panel for the Plenary Talk at the 17th International Conference on Electronic Packaging Technology (ICEPT) in Wuhan, China on August 16-19, 2016.

 

 

12th Annual IEEE/CASE Conference

12th Annual IEEE/CASE Conference

Members of the UTARI research staff will be actively involved at twelfth annual IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering. The conference is sponsored by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS), and will be held in Fort Worth Texas, USA, August 21 to 24, 2016.

McNair, Huber talk Future Robotic Technology on "Tech Insider"

McNair, Huber talk Future Robotic Technology on "Tech Insider"

Mike McNair, AIS director at UTARI and Manfred Huber, Ph.D. reviewed current and future technology regarding robots and their ability to help people with everyday tasks, according to the digital publication "Tech Insider."

Frank Lewis part UT System Patent Count

Frank Lewis part UT System Patent Count

The UT System was ranked 4th among the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patent Ranking for 2015, UT System reported. The UT System release featured patented inventions by Frank Lewis, Ph.D.

McNair speaks at Arlington's "Put Technology to Work"

McNair speaks at Arlington's "Put Technology to Work"

The City of Arlington’s monthly director’s meeting kicked off its “Put Technology to Work” series. Mike McNair, division head for UTARI’s AIS division was the guest speaker. His topic focused on the future of autonomous vehicles and their effect on government entities.

UTARI Involvement at 12th DURACOSYS 2016

UTARI Involvement at 12th DURACOSYS 2016

Endel Iarve, Ph.D received key note speaker recognition at DURACOSYS 2016 for his topic “Computational Analysis for Durability of Laminated Composite Structures.” Iarve is congratulated by Kenneth Reifsnider, Ph.D, Director of The Institute for Predictive Performance Methodologies at UTARI.

McNair to speak about Intelligent Transportation at TexITE

McNair to speak about Intelligent Transportation at TexITE

Mike McNair, UTARI's  head of the AIS division will speak at TexITE about Intelligent Transportation. This presentation goes beyond automated cars and will discuss the big picture of cooperation between researchers, vehicle manufacturers, regulatory authorities, and others.

 

 

"Inquiry" quotes Drs. McCabe and Reifsnider about Composites

"Inquiry" quotes Drs. McCabe and Reifsnider about Composites

"Inquiry's"Melinda Mahaffey Icden quotes UTARI Executive Director Dr. Mickey McCabe and Director of the Institute for Predictive Performance Methodologies regarding development and testing of composite materials. 

UTARI Researchers elevated to IEEE Senior Member

UTARI Researchers elevated to IEEE Senior Member

UTARI researchers Muthu Wijesundara and Aditya Das have been upgraded to Senior Member status by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). This honor is considered the highest grade for which a member of the organization may apply. 

McNair to speak at AUVSI Innovation Hub, New Orleans, May 3, 5

McNair to speak at AUVSI Innovation Hub, New Orleans, May 3, 5

UTARI's Mike McNair, head of the Automation & Intelligent Systems division will be a featured speaker at the “Innovation Hub” on May 3 and 5. This is part of the activities offered by AUVSI’s Xponential 2016 conference being held in New Orleans.