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Texas Genomics Core Alliance

Friday, January 18, 2019

The University of Texas at Arlington and Texas A&M University formed the Texas Genomics Core Alliance, SeedWorld reported.

Helping Ethiopia

Friday, January 18, 2019

Sahadat Hossain, UTA civil engineering professor and director of the Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability, was part of a story about the Sendafa Sanitary Landfill Plant in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, The Reporter said in an article about changes at the landfill. Hossain was invited to be a resource person to help with eventually opening up the landfill again.

Gas leak research

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Eos profiled the research of Kathleen Smits, a UTA civil and environmental engineering associate professor. Her work is improving the way gas leaks are found and how they are fixed. It’s funded through a $414,000 grant from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. Eos is a leading magazine about news surrounding the Earth, space and the environment.

Alumnus appointed

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reappointed Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed her information and communication technology affairs adviser, The Independent reported. Wazed received a UTA bachelor’s degree in computers science and engineering.

UAV project

Monday, January 14, 2019

UTARI, or The University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute, has signed an agreement with Newcastle Manufacturing to configure and demonstrate a network of unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, that can use lights to support emergency response operations at night, Targeted News Service reported.

Better forecasting

Monday, January 14, 2019

DJ Seo, a UTA civil engineering professor received a National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration grant to devise a way to take forecasts and metrics from many sources and merge them into a single, integrated forecast that will be more easily understood and useful during major weather events, Dallas Innovates reported.

Project to help emergency response

Friday, January 11, 2019

The UTA Research Institute has signed an agreement with Newcastle Manufacturing to configure and demonstrate a network of unmanned aerial vehicles that can use lights to support emergency response operations at night, TechSite reported.

Better forecasting

Friday, January 11, 2019

DJ Seo, a UTA civil engineering professor, received a National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration grant to devise a way to take forecasts and metrics from multiple sources and merge them into a single, integrated forecast that will be more easily understood and useful during major weather events, Phys.org, Scienmag and Targeted News Service reported.

New forecasting model

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

DJ Seo, a UTA civil engineering professor, received a National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration grant to devise a way to take forecasts and metrics from multiple sources and merge them into a single, integrated forecast that will be more easily understood and useful during major weather events, Techsite reported.

Gas leak research

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Kathleen Smits, a UTA civil engineering associate professor, received a $414,000 grant from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration to develop a method to predict the conditions under which gas leaks may occur and establish best practices to improve response to gas migration incidents and to find and fix leaks, Science and Technology News reported. 

Gas leak research

Monday, January 7, 2019

Kathleen Smits, a UTA associate professor in the Civil Engineering Department, received a $414,000 grant from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration to develop a method to predict the conditions under which gas leaks may occur and establish best practices to improve response to gas migration incidents and find and fix leaks, Dallas Innovates reported.

UTA international influence

Monday, January 7, 2019

India’s Telangana Today featured a story about The University of Texas at Arlington and one of its most illustrious graduates, former astronaut Kalpana Chawla. She was the first Indian woman to travel to space and one of the crew members who died in the 2003 Columbia space shuttle accident.

COE grad student partner

Monday, January 7, 2019

UTA's College of Engineering is partnering with Liaison International's EngineeringCAS™, University Business reported.

Gas leak research

Friday, January 4, 2019

Kathleen Smits, a UTA associate professor in the Civil Engineering Department, received a $414,000 grant from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration to develop a gas-leak prevention method and establish best practices to improve response to gas migration incidents, and find and fix leaks, Phys.org and Techsite reported. 

Better forecasting

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

UTA researcher Yu Zhang, an assistant professor in the Civil Engineering Department, has earned a $515,565 grant from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration that could lead to more accurate predictions and warnings for snow melt/runoff, flow and similar events, Science and Technology Research News reported.

SEIR economic development

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

The Fort Worth Business Press said UTA’s opening of the Science & Engineering Innovation & Research building will herald even more economic development for Arlington in a recap of economic trends.

NAI Fellows

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

UTA Provost Teik C. Lim and L.K. Mestha, affiliated adjunct professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, were named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, Biotech Week and MarketScreener.com reported. Lim also is a professor of mechanical engineering. Mestha was featured for the honor in India West.

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