UTARI (University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute)http://www.uta.edu/utari/Latest News + Events from UTARIen-ushttp://www.uta.edu/utari/_images/elements/utari.gifUniversity of Texas at Arlington Research Institute News + Eventshttp://www.uta.edu/utari/502142Wijesundara is elevated to IEEE Senior Memberhttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/muthu-ieee.phpUTARI researcher Muthu Wijesundara has been upgraded to Senior Member status by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).Wed, 11 May 2016 16:50:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/muthu-ieee.phpMcNair to speak at AUVSI Innovation Hub, New Orleans, May 3, 5http://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/mcnair-auvsiinnovhub-2016.phpUTARI'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. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:00:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/mcnair-auvsiinnovhub-2016.phpUTARI Researcher wins NASA Research Awardhttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/iarve-endel-nasa2016.phpUTARI's Endel Iarve will lead a three-year NASA research project on fatigue life prediction of rotor spars using discrete damage modeling.Mon, 18 Apr 2016 19:00:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/iarve-endel-nasa2016.phpDr. Reifsnider to Guest Lecture at Texas Tech http://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/reif-txtech-2016.phpDr. Reifsnider will be a guest lecturer on April 18 at Texas Tech, hosted by Professor Satya Atluri, Whitacre Distinguished Chair in Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering.Fri, 08 Apr 2016 17:14:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/reif-txtech-2016.phpDr. Reifsnider to speak at Physics Department Colloquiumhttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/reifsnider-colloquium .phpThis dialogue is to share some of the challenges associated with the development of predictive methodologies for heterogeneous functional materials (HeteroFoaM). The Colloquium will be held in Room 101, Science Hall on Wednesday, March 9 at 4 p.m.Refreshments-served-3:30-Physics Library.Fri, 04 Mar 2016 21:32:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/reifsnider-colloquium .php McNair to speak to the Delta Alpha Pi Disability Honor Societyhttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/baxternewsandevents.jpg.phpMike McNair, from AIS at UTARI will speak to Delta Alpha Pi Disability Honor Society on Monday, March 7 at 12 noon at University Hall, room 025. Topic -- technologies that create autonomous behaviors, sensing for real-time decisions that could affect real-world solutions in the lives of people.Fri, 04 Mar 2016 21:00:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/baxternewsandevents.jpg.phpUTARI Developing Seat Cushion to Aid in Ulcer Preventionhttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/seat-cushion.phpResearchers from UTARI and the Human Engineering Research Laboratories at the University of Pittsburgh are developing a solution in an automated seat cushion designed to prevent pressure ulcers in wheelchair users. Tue, 23 Feb 2016 20:00:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/seat-cushion.phpHuman-Robot Interaction becoming Integral Part of Lifehttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/greer-human-robots.phpDr. Julienne Greer of the College of Liberal Arts was awarded a grant to research human-robot interaction. Teaming with Kris Doelling and Jeongsik Shin from UTARI, the grant allows further study into the development of how robots can be of service. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:00:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/greer-human-robots.phpUTA and UTD are Named as Tier 1 Research Universitieshttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/uta-utd.phpCongratulations to The University of Texas at Arlington and The University of Texas at Dallas as being named top research institutions by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:00:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/uta-utd.phpMike McNair, UTARI Supports DED and TxLTAPhttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/mcnair-txltap.phpUTARI’s Mike McNair contributes to the UTA's DED, TxLTAP project as a member of the TxLTAP Advisory Board. The project provides technical assistance and workforce training that many smaller or rural Texas counties and cities do not have.Thu, 14 Jan 2016 14:25:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/mcnair-txltap.phpUTARI Researcher to help with Bioengineering, Navy Granthttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/cho-abhyankar.phpAs part of major Navy grant, Vinay Abhyankar will create a microfabricated, biomimetic blood vessel to mimic blood-brain barrier for testing microcavitation.Wed, 06 Jan 2016 14:00:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2016/cho-abhyankar.phpNAI Names Refsnider, Dimos and Nygren as Fellowshttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/fellows-reifsnider-2015.phpKenneth Reifsnider, Presidential Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering along with Duane Dimos, UTA vice president for research and David Nygren, Presidential Distinguished Professor of Physics are named as NAI 2015 Fellows.Fri, 18 Dec 2015 17:00:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/fellows-reifsnider-2015.phpDasgupta one of two from UTA on Analytical Scientist Power Listhttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/aspowerlist-2015.phpDasgupta is widely known for his work in discovering an environmentally friendly analysis of arsenic in drinking water.Thu, 10 Dec 2015 16:00:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/aspowerlist-2015.phpDr. Lewis Receives 2016 Intelligent Systems Awardhttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/lewis-isa-2016award.phpAIAA will honor Frank Lewis for several of his contributions including intelligent neural-adaptive controls that mimic the neural networks in the brain, incorporating feedback mechanisms that improve the capacity of autopilots and ensure that autonomous aircraft follow prescribed trajectories.Wed, 25 Nov 2015 18:00:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/lewis-isa-2016award.phpPR-2 Demonstrates Assistive Livinghttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/PR-2-Channel 11.phpDivision head Mike McNair and research scientist Cody Lundberg talk to KTVT Channel 11 about the role robots will play in assistive living in the future.Fri, 13 Nov 2015 16:30:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/PR-2-Channel 11.phpMike McNair talks Automated Convoys in Unmanned Systemshttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/auvsi-unmanned-systems.phpU.S. ground forces are working with industry and academic partners to develop robotic convoys. Mike McNair, Automation and Intelligent Systems division head at UTARI adds to the discussion of who and how automated convoys are being used in the military.Thu, 12 Nov 2015 22:00:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/auvsi-unmanned-systems.phpSTEM Student Training and UTARI AS Labhttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/lewis-nsf.phpA National Science Foundation grant led by Frank Lewis, Ph.D. and A. Davoudi, Ph.D. is coming to a close but the effects of the study are far-reaching.Wed, 11 Nov 2015 18:00:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/lewis-nsf.phpChannel 11 Reports on Hand Healing Prototypeshttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/ktvt-reheal-rehab.phpKTVT CBS 11 runs segment on UTARI REHEAL and ReHab gloves, stressing how technology breakthroughs could assist humankind.Thu, 15 Oct 2015 15:30:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/ktvt-reheal-rehab.phpDr. Reifsnider Speaks to Mechanical & Aerospace Engineeringhttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/reifsnider-mech-aerospace.phpDr. Kenneth Reifsnider presents "Materials Epigenetics; the part of composite materials that doesn't add up," Woolf Hall room 402, Friday, October 16 at 2:00PMWed, 14 Oct 2015 21:15:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/reifsnider-mech-aerospace.phpDr. Abhyankar to Present at UTA Bioengineering Dept.http://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/abhyankar-bioeng.phpUTARI Biological Microsytems presents "Toward Microscale Tissue Engineered Models of Human Disease." Nedderman Hall room 203, Wednesday, October 14 at 1:00PM. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:30:00 GMThttp://www.uta.edu/utari/news-events/2015/abhyankar-bioeng.php