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Earth and Environmental Sciences

2014 News

Griffith receives CAREER grant to study rock loading rates
Griffith receives CAREER grant to study rock loading rates

The Army Research Office has awarded a three-year grant of up to $357,330 to a University of Texas at Arlington geophysicist using new technology to better define the energy needed to fracture rock at the surface and below ground.

Improved Networking Structure for UTA
Improved Networking Structure for UTA

The National Science Foundation awarded a grant of $500,000 to The University of Texas at Arlington.

Jenna West receives USGS Internship in National Competition
Jenna West receives USGS Internship in National Competition

Jenna West is among 50 USGS Interns selected from Geology Field camps nationwide.

Wasiu Adedapo Lawal wins award from AAAS
Wasiu Adedapo Lawal wins award from AAAS

Graduate Student Wasiu Adedapo Lawal from The University of Texas at Arlington won first place in the 2014 Student Essay competition by the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition.

Two EES graduate students received grant from GSA and GCAGS to continue their research
Two EES graduate students received grant from GSA and GCAGS to continue their research

Ph.D. student Min Gao and M.S. student Ohood Al Salem received grant from GSA and GCAGS to continue their research.

Congratulations Spring 2014 Graduates!
Congratulations Spring 2014 Graduates!

Congratulations on the Spring 2014 graduation from the UT Arlington Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Hu's support on nanopetrophysics studies of tight oil
Hu's support on nanopetrophysics studies of tight oil

Qinhong "Max" Hu, an associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, recently entered into a sponsored research agreement with a leading oil and gas company located in Houston. He receives $200,000 for the next year to study nanopetrophysics associated with hydrocarbon, or oil and gas, production in shale formations.