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News + Events 2013 Archive

December

The Future of Printing
The Future of Printing

The use of 3D printing for fabrication in medical and healthcare applications in-and-of itself isn’t groundbreaking, but the way in which people are beginning to test the boundaries of 3D printing capabilities certainly seems to be.


NAI names Dr. Frank Lewis 2013 Fellow
NAI names Dr. Frank Lewis 2013 Fellow

Dr. Frank Lewis, Moncrief-O’Donnell Endowed Chair at the University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). 


UTARI launches Assistive Technology Blog
UTARI launches Assistive Technology Blog

From robotics used in manufacturing, to wound regeneration for our veterans, assistive technologies help the world around us become a better place. Take a look at our first Assistive Technologies blog post to discover how else we are working to help humanity.


November

Affiliated Professor Dr. Dan Popa to discuss Multiscale Robotics
Affiliated Professor Dr. Dan Popa to discuss Multiscale Robotics

The Savant Center, a new center at UTA to enhance security through threat detection research, presents The Collaborative Colloquium Series. These presentations promote collaborative research on topics related to security, sensors, and nanoscience/technology. 

 

NSF-I/UCRC to hold meeting at UTARI
NSF-I/UCRC to hold meeting at UTARI

I/UCRC iPerform Center aims to conduct assistive technologies research that is of intereset to both industry and the university. 

 

Robotics Alley Conference 2013
Robotics Alley Conference 2013

Advancing world-class robotics through collaboration is a focus of the annual robotics conference.

 

HS interns use simulators to bring real world results
HS interns use simulators to bring real world results

Local area high school students develop hands-on skills in laboratory settings with UTARI researchers.

 

Connecting Education with Industry Forum Link Arrow
Connecting Education with Industry Forum

General Lynch discusses how the University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute bridges the gap between industry and education.

 

October

Sky Ball XI Wraps Up Eventful Week at UTARI
Sky Ball XI Wraps Up Eventful Week at UTARI

UTARI’s Sky Ball activities highlight student outreach and assistive technology.

 

Robotics Alley Conference and Expo to feature General Lynch
Robotics Alley Conference and Expo to feature General Lynch

The conference will bring together leaders in robotics research, design, business development, law, government and policy and investment banking to share insights into worldwide growth of robotics and autonomous systems.

 

 

General Lynch to address UT Arlington Retirees at luncheon
General Lynch to address UT Arlington Retirees at luncheon

The President's luncheon brings together UT Arlington leaders and retirees.

 

UTARI highlighted in CBS 11 feature Link Arrow
UTARI highlighted in CBS 11 feature

CBS 11 reports on assistive technologies and other UTARI research desgined to better help injured veterans and the disabled. 

 

Zeno to visit Cannon Elementary School Stem Event
Zeno to visit Cannon Elementary School Stem Event

Zeno will join U.S. veterans for a science and technology event at a local elementary school.

 

Digital Manufacturing Symposium Link Arrow
Digital Manufacturing Symposium

Leaders in the field of digital manufacturing gathered for a day of learning, networking, and discovery.

 

September

Dr. Eileen Clements featured in UTANews clip
Dr. Eileen Clements featured in UTANews clip

Director of Research, Dr. Eileen Clements, discussed UTARI's technology, what led her to engineering, and more in this clip from UTA News.

 

Nanomedicine and New Molecular Medical Devices
Nanomedicine and New Molecular Medical Devices

The UT Arlington Material Science and Engineering Department & UTARI present Dr. Rutledge Ellis-Behnke discussing how understanding cell morpology and nanoscale structures can revolutionize the healthcare industry. 

 

UTARI joins the EDGE Innovation Network
UTARI joins the EDGE Innovation Network

Designed as an open, collaborative environment, the EDGE enables academia and industry to provide new techonologies and ingenious capabilities to government agencies, first reponders and customers worldwide.

 

14th Annual Chip-N-Classic Tournament
14th Annual Chip-N-Classic Tournament

General Lynch and other community leaders participate in the annual tournament, aimed at raising funds for the UT Arlington Men's Golf team. The team has won four Southland Conference titles and finished in second place after their lone season in the Western Athletic Conference.

 

Shuttle service begins, connecting UTARI to main campus.
Shuttle service begins, connecting UTARI to main campus.

A new van service, designed to connect UTARI to the main UT Arlington campus, launches Monday, September 9. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to utilize the complimentary service. 

 

August

Woodhaven Neighborhood Association holds UTARI Open House
Woodhaven Neighborhood Association holds UTARI Open House
Members of the Woodhaven Neighborhood Association gather at UTARI on Thursday, October 10th.
Affiliated Faculty Honored with UT System Teaching Award
Affiliated Faculty Honored with UT System Teaching Award

The UT System Board of Regents celebrates outsanding educators from across the state.

 

 

Dr. Frank Lewis takes top award from IEEE CIS
Dr. Frank Lewis takes top award from IEEE CIS

Professor of Electrical Engineering and UTARI affiliated faculty member, Dr. Frank Lewis, was recently honored with an award from the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. 

 

 

 

Public Forum on Proposed Regulations at Fort Worth City Council Open House
Public Forum on Proposed Regulations at Fort Worth City Council Open House

The August 29th Open House will be held in the UTARI atrium. Topics include the gas line compressor moratorium an dpromosed amendments. 

 

 

Student Veterans Kick-off features opening talk from General Lynch
Student Veterans Kick-off features opening talk from General Lynch

The event celebrated the opening of the newly named Student Veterans Assistance Center, designed to assist student veterans transistating from the military to university life.

 

UTARI presents Zeno with industry partners at NIWeek
UTARI presents Zeno with industry partners at NIWeek

UTARI teams with Hanson Robokind at NIWeek.

Teri Schultz discusses UTA's Tech Commercialization Process Link Arrow
Teri Schultz discusses UTA's Tech Commercialization Process

UTARI hosts the August 13, 2013 Commercialization of Research Core Enterprise meeting.

 

Symposium on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Symposium on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

UTARI hosted local industry, academia, military and medical professional for a comprehensive discussion on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

 

July

Industry Partners Sponsor Student Competition Teams
Industry Partners Sponsor Student Competition Teams

UTARI partners with industry leaders to sponser student competition teams.

 

General Lynch to give a keynote address to Robotics Alley Conference
General Lynch to give a keynote address to Robotics Alley Conference

UTARI Executive Director Rick Lynch is set to give a keynote address on "Robots Saving Lives and 'Adapt or Die'"

Ft. Worth City Council holds Open House at UTARI
Ft. Worth City Council holds Open House at UTARI

At the request of neighborhood leaders and the City Council, a second public meeting open house has been scheduled to discuss proposed gas line compressor regulations. The open house is 5:30-8 p.m. Aug. 1 at the UTA Research Institute, 7300 Jack Newell Blvd. South.

May

Robotics competition team places among top three in Karlsruhe, Germany
Robotics competition team places among top three in Karlsruhe, Germany

The student robotics competition team from University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute (UTARI) and UTA took second and third place honors at the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA).

March

First annual Biomedical Technologies Symposium held at UTARI Link Arrow
First annual Biomedical Technologies Symposium held at UTARI

In this video, UTARI Director Rick Lynch and Principal Research Scientist Dr. Muthu Wijesundara welcome visitors to the First Annual Biomedical Technologies Symposium March 22, 2013.

UTARI releases report on its strategy for the commercialization of research
UTARI releases report on its strategy for the commercialization of research

The vision for UTARI is to transition from a small, University of Texas at Arlington robotics center focused on manufacturing and automation to be a $100M research institute in 5 years.

Commercialization of Research panel hosts UT Arlington faculty Link Arrow
Commercialization of Research panel hosts UT Arlington faculty

Commercialization of Research Core Enterprise at The University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute hosts a panel of UTA faculty with experience in commercialization.

UTARI to host Winning Proposals workshop April 11th
UTARI to host Winning Proposals workshop April 11th

This is an SBIR/STTR workshop designed to inform and support companies seeking to submit SBIR and STTR applications. Nationally recognized expert Ray Friesenhahn will facilitate an informative one-day seminar with panel discussions on how to create a winning proposal.

General Lynch focuses on assistive robotics at Fort Worth Rotary Link Arrow
General Lynch focuses on assistive robotics at Fort Worth Rotary

Executive Director, General Rick Lynch focuses on assistive robotics at the Fort Worth Rotary.

Intellectual property seminar includes guest speakers from Fisher Broyles Link Arrow
Intellectual property seminar includes guest speakers from Fisher Broyles

Seminar sponsored by UTA Research Administration with guest speakers from Fisher Broyles LLP.

February

Robotics symposium features expert in regenerative medicine
Robotics symposium features expert in regenerative medicine

Dr. Rory Cooper, Director of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) at the University of Pittsburgh, served as keynote speaker.

January

Robots predicted to join family in home or serve in public setting
Robots predicted to join family in home or serve in public setting

RE2 Inc. in Lawrenceville, which focuses on robotics for defense uses, donated an $850,000 Robotic Nursing Assistant that can lift a patient to the University of Texas at Arlington's Research Institute.