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News Archive 2015

December

BE Chair Earns $1.24 Million Grant to Study How Shockwaves Damage Brains

BE Chair Earns $1.24 Million Grant to Study How Shockwaves Damage Brains

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Bioengineering Chair Michael Cho has won a $1.24 million Navy grant to determine how shockwaves injure the brains of soldiers in battle.

Reifsnider Among 3 From UTA Named Fellows of NAI

Reifsnider Among 3 From UTA Named Fellows of NAI

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Ken Reifsnider, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and Presidential Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

UTA Engineer Developing More Precise Lung Cancer Imaging, Radiation Results

UTA Engineer Developing More Precise Lung Cancer Imaging, Radiation Results

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Researchers at UTA and the University of Washington have developed a way to capture images of a cancer patient’s lung when it is depressed – offering a clearer, more precise image of the tumor to be destroyed. 

Professor and Chair Emeritus G.T. Stevens Jr. Has Passed Away

Professor and Chair Emeritus G.T. Stevens Jr. Has Passed Away

Thursday, December 17, 2015

G.T. Stevens Jr., professor emeritus and chair emeritus in the Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering Department, passed away December 10.

Vasilyev Authors Article to Explain Research in Science Magazine

Vasilyev Authors Article to Explain Research in Science Magazine

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Michael Vasilyev, a Fellow of The Optical Society and an electrical engineering professor at UTA, authored an article in the Dec. 11, 2015, issue of Science Magazine.

UTA Study Explores Adults' Motivations for Pursuing Engineering Degrees

UTA Study Explores Adults' Motivations for Pursuing Engineering Degrees

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A new UTA study shows that adult learners, aged 25 and older, are motivated to transfer from a community college because of the perceived prestige that is associated with becoming an engineer.

Csallner, Student Win Prestigious Distinguished Paper Award

Csallner, Student Win Prestigious Distinguished Paper Award

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

CSE associate professor Christoph Csallner and his student, Tuan Nguyen, recently received a prestigious ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award.

New Grant Could Make Testing Big Data Analysis Systems for Bugs Easier

New Grant Could Make Testing Big Data Analysis Systems for Bugs Easier

Monday, December 7, 2015

Jeff Lei (CSE) is making it easier for software developers to more efficiently test big data analysis systems.

Research That Predicts Lake Levels, Moves Water Could Yield Better Info

Research That Predicts Lake Levels, Moves Water Could Yield Better Info

Thursday, December 3, 2015

DJ Seo (CE) is creating a tool that will allow water providers to make better decisions about when to turn on pumps to transfer water from one reservoir system to another and when to release water downstream from the reservoirs. 

UTA Research Could Help Transportation Agencies Determine Best Toll Price

UTA Research Could Help Transportation Agencies Determine Best Toll Price

Thursday, December 3, 2015

The use of managed lanes could help traffic move more efficiently on North Texas highways if researchers at UTA can determine a toll price that will encourage use without increasing congestion.

Civil Engineers Evaluating Structural Life of Arlington Sewers

Civil Engineers Evaluating Structural Life of Arlington Sewers

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Civil engineers will use a combination of robotic laser equipment and sonar to pinpoint trouble spots in 47 miles of large-diameter city sewer pipelines and prioritize which should be mended or replaced first.

November

Yum to Build Internal Nano Device to Simplify Blood-Sugar Testing

Yum to Build Internal Nano Device to Simplify Blood-Sugar Testing

Monday, November 30, 2015

What if a diabetic never had to prick a finger to monitor his or her blood-glucose levels, and instead could rely on an internal, nanoscale device to analyze blood continuously and transmit readings to a hand-held scanner?

American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics honors Frank Lewis

American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics honors Frank Lewis

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Professor Frank Lewis honored in recognition of his work to advance the capabilities of autonomous aircraft systems.

Jain Seeking Ways to Harness Lost Heat Energy

Jain Seeking Ways to Harness Lost Heat Energy

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Ankur Jain (MAE) is co-leading a team that is seeking ways to harness heat energy lost from automobiles, buildings and other devices, using an NSF EAGER grant.

MSE's Tibbals Wins Baylor Meritorious Achievement Award

MSE's Tibbals Wins Baylor Meritorious Achievement Award

Monday, November 23, 2015

MSE's Harry F. Tibbals won a Meritorious Achievement Award for research from Baylor University.

New Research Will Automatically Check Development Environments for Bugs

New Research Will Automatically Check Development Environments for Bugs

Monday, November 23, 2015

UTA computer scientists are using formal, methods-based testing to automatically discover and eliminate bugs and improve development environments for cyber-physical systems.

CSE Alumnus Raj Malik Honored as UTA Distinguished Alumnus

CSE Alumnus Raj Malik Honored as UTA Distinguished Alumnus

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Computer Science and Engineering alumnus Raj Malik, who is president and founder of BIOWORLD Merchandising, Inc., was named a UTA Distinguished Alumnus November 12.

Work Will Safeguard Cyber-Physical Systems Made with Legacy Subsystems

Work Will Safeguard Cyber-Physical Systems Made with Legacy Subsystems

Monday, November 16, 2015

CSE's Taylor T. Johnson will work to ensure that using legacy components in cyber-physical systems will not result in failures due to unforeseen requirements made between software and physical components.

Two Civil Engineers Earn Top Honors in National Organization

Two Civil Engineers Earn Top Honors in National Organization

Monday, November 16, 2015

Syed Qasim, professor emeritus and Yvette Pearson Weatherton, senior lecturer have been elected Fellows of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

UTA Receives $1.5 million to Increase Ph.D.s in Areas of National Need

UTA Receives $1.5 million to Increase Ph.D.s in Areas of National Need

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Mathematics and Computer Science and Engineering have been awarded a total of $1.5 million for two U.S. Department of Education grants to help students earn doctoral degrees in areas of national need.

UTA Leads Technology to Create a SMART Bandage Tool

UTA Leads Technology to Create a SMART Bandage Tool

Thursday, November 5, 2015

The University of Texas at Arlington is developing a sensing and therapeutic tool that will help doctors and other healthcare workers better monitor and heal patients’ complex wounds more quickly.f

UTA Researchers Explore ‘Insider Threats’ from Computer Network Users

UTA Researchers Explore ‘Insider Threats’ from Computer Network Users

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Engineering and Business faculty are collaborating on tools to help information technology experts and security managers choose more effective user authentication technologies. 

Abolmaali Wins Prestigious Spangler Award

Abolmaali Wins Prestigious Spangler Award

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Ali Abolmaali, professor and chair of the Civil Engineering Department, is the 2015 winner of the prestigious Spangler Award by ASTM International. 

FSAE Program Among BestRide.com's "10 Colleges Not to Miss"

FSAE Program Among BestRide.com's "10 Colleges Not to Miss"

Monday, November 2, 2015

The accolades continue to roll in for the Formula SAE program, which was recently mentioned in a post about UTA in “10 Colleges Not to Miss” on BestRide.com.

October

New Course Makes Math More Accessible for Engineering Students

New Course Makes Math More Accessible for Engineering Students

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

A new course, introduced in fall 2015, is designed to help make math more accessible for engineering students. 

Das and Students Present Papers at VLDB Conference

Das and Students Present Papers at VLDB Conference

Friday, October 16, 2015

A group of researchers in Gautam Das’s Database Exploration Laboratory recently presented six research papers and one tutorial paper at the 41st International Conference on Very Large Databases.

CSE's Das to Make Mobile Browsing Easier Through Deep Web Mining

CSE's Das to Make Mobile Browsing Easier Through Deep Web Mining

Thursday, October 8, 2015

UT Arlington researcher Gautam Das and his collaborators will automatically and seamlessly create a mobile-friendly website where one does not exist.

Professor Appointed a National Science Foundation Program Director

Professor Appointed a National Science Foundation Program Director

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Erick Jones, a professor in the Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering Department, is program director for the STEM Professional Workforce Preparation (EHR Core Research) and the Graduate Research Fellowship Programs.

Researcher Developing Framework to Detect Damage from Seismic Activity

Researcher Developing Framework to Detect Damage from Seismic Activity

Friday, October 2, 2015

Anand Puppala, professor of civil engineering and associate dean for research, will be working on a Tarrant Regional Water District project to establish a framework by which earthquake impact on local dams can be evaluated.

$1.01 Million Grant Awarded to Aerospace Engineering Team

$1.01 Million Grant Awarded to Aerospace Engineering Team

Friday, October 2, 2015

A UTA aerospace engineering team will build the country’s only university-based, arc-heated, hypersonic-testing facility for thermal protection systems through a new $1.01 million Defense University Research Instrumentation Program grant.

September

Data Mining Used to Help Early Identification, Prevention of Alzheimer's

Data Mining Used to Help Early Identification, Prevention of Alzheimer's

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Heng Huang, a Computer Science and Engineering professor, will analyze complex data and use imaging genomics to predict a person’s probability of contracting Alzheimer’s disease.

Johnson Developing Software Engineering Methods That Ensure Safe Upgrades

Johnson Developing Software Engineering Methods That Ensure Safe Upgrades

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Taylor Johnson is working to ensure that cyber-physical systems are upgraded safely in both the cyber and physical domains from one version to the next.

Davoudi's Research Will Lead to More Efficient Computer Modeling

Davoudi's Research Will Lead to More Efficient Computer Modeling

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Ali Davoudi will develop hybrid software/hardware approaches and create highly accurate models that incorporate high-frequency effects and mimic the actual hardware prototype as closely as possible, all at very high speed on a desktop platform.

Nursing Robot to Allow Nurses More Time for More Important Duties

Nursing Robot to Allow Nurses More Time for More Important Duties

Monday, September 14, 2015

EE's Dan Popa is building a robotic nurse to help nurses and other healthcare providers perform routine duties that must be done daily, such as sitting with a patient that is trying to get out of bed and walking a patient.

Manfred Huber’s Research Would Make Robots More Observant

Manfred Huber’s Research Would Make Robots More Observant

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Computer Science and Engineering Associate Professor's grant would allow computers to learn through observation of tasks.

Lewis Patent Allows Real-Time Learning Based on Previous Decisions

Lewis Patent Allows Real-Time Learning Based on Previous Decisions

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

UT Arlington electrical engineers have patented an innovative method that improves a controller’s ability to make real-time decisions.

New Product Could Help Concepts Become Apps

New Product Could Help Concepts Become Apps

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

A team of researchers at UTA has developed a computer program to automatically create a working app from an artist’s concepts. The product, called PixeltoApp, may soon enter the marketplace, aided by a National Science Foundation I-Corps grant.

August

VA Groups Join UTA iPerform Center

VA Groups Join UTA iPerform Center

Monday, August 31, 2015

The iPerform Center at UTA has signed a membership agreement with the Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System/Dallas VA Research Corporation in a joint effort in rehabilitation research.

UTA Aims to Increase Number of Minority Students Seeking Advanced Degrees

UTA Aims to Increase Number of Minority Students Seeking Advanced Degrees

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

UTA has joined a consortium of universities that hopes to expose undergraduate students to research early in their academic careers and increase their chances of continuing their education beyond a bachelor’s degree. 

CE's Chao Earns UT System Regents Outstanding Teaching Award

CE's Chao Earns UT System Regents Outstanding Teaching Award

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Simon Chao is one of six faculty members from UT Arlington who have been honored as 2015 Regents Outstanding Teaching Award winners for excellence in the classroom. 

Alumna is Finalist for Presidential Award for Math and Science Teaching

Alumna is Finalist for Presidential Award for Math and Science Teaching

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Engineering alumna Linda Patterson (M.S. MSE, '99), a high school science teacher in Cobb County, Ga., is a finalist for the Presidential Award for Math and Science Teaching.

UTA Latest to Join NASA Group Investigating Aerospace Systems Design

UTA Latest to Join NASA Group Investigating Aerospace Systems Design

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

UT Arlington is the newest member of NASA’s Systems Engineering Consortium, which is funded by Marshall Space Flight Center and Langley Research Center.

UTA to Add New Science, Engineering, Innovation, and Research Building

UTA to Add New Science, Engineering, Innovation, and Research Building

Thursday, August 13, 2015

UTA is advancing plans for a new six-story Science, Engineering Innovation and Research building to help meet increasing student demand and to further the University’s emerging concentration in health science initiatives.

Taylor, Adnan Earn Funding from America Makes Project Group

Taylor, Adnan Earn Funding from America Makes Project Group

Monday, August 3, 2015

Researchers Robert Taylor and Ashfaq Adnan will receive funding as part of a group that is one of nine awardees from America Makes for additive manufacturing applied research and development projects.

July

Adnan's Research Could Yield "Tougher" Ceramic Material

Adnan's Research Could Yield "Tougher" Ceramic Material

Thursday, July 23, 2015

MAE assistant professor Ashfaq Adnan is modifying molecular structures and blending ceramics to create new material that would be less brittle but retain the strength of the original ceramic and could be used on spacecraft, in power plants and for other applications.

Tang Named Finalist for Dallas Business Journal Tech Titan Award

Tang Named Finalist for Dallas Business Journal Tech Titan Award

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Bioengineering professor Liping Tang is a finalist for a Tech Titan award in the Technology Inventor category.

Makeev Working to Improve Advanced Composite Materials for Aircraft

Makeev Working to Improve Advanced Composite Materials for Aircraft

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

MAE professor Andrew Makeev is collaborating with Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. to design more durable materials and accelerate their implementation in composite aircraft.

Student Engineers to Host 15th Annual Texas Autocross Weekend July 17-19

Student Engineers to Host 15th Annual Texas Autocross Weekend July 17-19

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

UT Arlington's Formula SAE racing team will host at least a dozen teams from across North America for the 15th Annual Texas Autocross Weekend July 17-19 on the UT Arlington campus.

MSE Team Develops New Storage Cell for Solar Energy Storage

MSE Team Develops New Storage Cell for Solar Energy Storage

Monday, July 6, 2015

A University of Texas at Arlington materials science and engineering team has developed a new energy cell that can store large-scale solar energy even when it’s dark.

June

Yahoo! Donates 480 Servers for Cooling Research

Yahoo! Donates 480 Servers for Cooling Research

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Yahoo! Labs delivered 480 computer servers to the UT Arlington College of Engineering  to further research led by mechanical engineering professor Dereje Agonafer into more efficient systems for cooling essential network equipment.

Aswath Named ASM Fellow

Aswath Named ASM Fellow

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Pranesh Aswath, associate dean for graduate studies and professor of materials science and engineering, has been named a Fellow of ASM International.

Researchers Use Foam Blocks to Battle Settling on Bridge Approaches

Researchers Use Foam Blocks to Battle Settling on Bridge Approaches

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Anand Puppala and his team are using giant lightweight geofoam blocks to bolster the earth beneath roads and bridges and slow down the settling of roadways and bridges.

EE Student Wins IEEE MTT Fellowship

EE Student Wins IEEE MTT Fellowship

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Jeff Mays, an electrical engineering graduate who will begin his doctoral studies at the University in the fall, has won the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Undergraduate Fellowship.

MSE Ph.D. Student Wins TBHF Kelcy Warren Fellowship

MSE Ph.D. Student Wins TBHF Kelcy Warren Fellowship

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Randall Kelton, a doctoral student in the Materials Science and Engineering Department, is the first recipient of the Kelcy Warren Graduate Fellowship for Engineering, awarded by the Texas Business Hall of Fame.

New Center May Lower Costs and Lessen Need for Infrastructure Maintenance

New Center May Lower Costs and Lessen Need for Infrastructure Maintenance

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

A new National Science Foundation center at UTA will determine how to best use composite materials to extend the life-cycle of civil infrastructure, resulting in less maintenance and lower costs to taxpayers.

Johnson's Research to Better Control Emergent Behavior

Johnson's Research to Better Control Emergent Behavior

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Taylor Johnson of the Computer Science and Engineering Department, will investigate emergent behavior in cyber-physical systems such as UAVs and satellites using a grant from the Air Force Research Laboratory.

SWIS to Offer Sustainable Landfill Training Globally

SWIS to Offer Sustainable Landfill Training Globally

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

UTA's new Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability will provide leadership and expertise to countries and cities around the globe to make waste management and landfills more efficient and sustainable.

May

Wetz Pushes Batteries to Their Limits

Wetz Pushes Batteries to Their Limits

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Electrical Engineering Associate Professor David Wetz is working to determine how oversized a battery has to be while operating safely and efficiently during its lifetime of use by the U.S. Navy.

Faculty, Staff and Alumni Honored

Faculty, Staff and Alumni Honored

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The College of Engineering recently celebrated the accomplishments of three faculty members, one staff member, and an alumnus.

UTA Opens California Office to Match Tech, Investors

UTA Opens California Office to Match Tech, Investors

Monday, May 4, 2015

UTA has a new partnership with a longtime Silicon Valley entrepreneur and alumna who will establish a strategic outpost to match technology developed within the University with investors and corporate partners.

UTA Unveils 'Smartcare' Apartment for Seniors

UTA Unveils 'Smartcare' Apartment for Seniors

Monday, May 4, 2015

UTA nursing and engineering researchers unveil a model “Smart Care” apartment designed to reduce risks encountered by older adults and those with disabilities. See Video.

New Degree Combines Architecture and Engineering to Meet Industry Demand

New Degree Combines Architecture and Engineering to Meet Industry Demand

Friday, May 1, 2015

Beginning this fall, UTA will offer the first architectural engineering bachelor’s degree program in North Texas to prepare a new generation of students for careers in design, construction and engineering-related fields.

April

Nano-Project Seeks to Discover Unknown Materials, Processes

Nano-Project Seeks to Discover Unknown Materials, Processes

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Electrical engineer Weidong Zhou will use a National Science Foundation grant to discover as-yet-unknown materials that will provide better imaging, compute faster or make communications more secure.

UTA-led iPerform Center Board Meets; New Industry Partners Still Welcome

UTA-led iPerform Center Board Meets; New Industry Partners Still Welcome

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Members of the National Science Foundation and the Industrial Advisory Board of the iPerform NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center met recently in Arlington.

Zhou Developing UV Lasers to Detect Weapons' Agents

Zhou Developing UV Lasers to Detect Weapons' Agents

Monday, April 20, 2015

EE professor Weidong Zhou is using a federal grant to build a small laser for detection systems to do a more efficient job at spotting chemical and biological agents used for weapons.

Center Receives 1.2 Million to Research Underground Freight System

Center Receives 1.2 Million to Research Underground Freight System

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Center for Underground Infrastructure Research and Education has received a $1.2 million grant from the TxDOT to investigate building underground freight transportation in certain urban environments.

New Technology Could Create More Efficient Energy, Eliminate Power Shortage

New Technology Could Create More Efficient Energy, Eliminate Power Shortage

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

UTA researchers have created a new power generator that can produce electricity up to 25 percent more efficiently than existing technology, reduce emissions and could alleviate power shortages in more remote areas of the globe.

UTA Team to Develop Potential Mars Mission Technology

UTA Team to Develop Potential Mars Mission Technology

Friday, April 10, 2015

NASA has selected UTA as one of four U.S. institutions to develop improved methods for oxygen recovery and reuse aboard human spacecraft.

Nano-pillar Fabrication to Lead to More Efficient Electronics

Nano-pillar Fabrication to Lead to More Efficient Electronics

Thursday, April 9, 2015

MSE's SJ Koh will build nanoscale pillars that will lead to more energy-efficient transistors in electronic devices and gadgets.

Researchers to Test Geothermal De-Icing Options

Researchers to Test Geothermal De-Icing Options

Thursday, April 9, 2015

A team of researchers from the Civil Engineering Department is exploring ways to use geothermal energy to make bridges and overpasses safer during winter weather.

CSE Doctoral Student Paper is Best at IEEE BIBE Conference

CSE Doctoral Student Paper is Best at IEEE BIBE Conference

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Ashis Biswas, a CSE doctoral student, was awarded Best Paper honors at the recent IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering.

Mariottini Uses Robots to Inspire Youngsters About STEM

Mariottini Uses Robots to Inspire Youngsters About STEM

Monday, April 6, 2015

Gian-Luca Mariottini and his students are using assistive robots to spur the interest of local middle- and high-school students toward STEM.

CE Student Teams take 1st, 2nd in National Competitions

CE Student Teams take 1st, 2nd in National Competitions

Monday, April 6, 2015

Two civil engineering teams took first and second places, respectively, in American Society of Civil Engineers’ GeoInstitute’s national competitions.

Agonafer Wins IBM Faculty Award

Agonafer Wins IBM Faculty Award

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Dereje Agonafer, a mechanical engineering professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, has won an IBM Faculty Award.

Greenes Make Positive Impact on Saginaw, TX

Greenes Make Positive Impact on Saginaw, TX

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

COE Board Member Mike Greene and his wife, Janet, have made an impact on his hometown of Saginaw, TX, through a community resource called Community Link.

March

Jung's Circuits Will Improve Hearing Aids

Jung's Circuits Will Improve Hearing Aids

Monday, March 30, 2015

EE associate professor Sungyong Jung will develop advanced integrated circuits that allow for better hearing aids.

Engineering Students Win 11 Awards in ACES Competition

Engineering Students Win 11 Awards in ACES Competition

Monday, March 30, 2015

Engineering students took three of the six President's Awards at the 2015 ACES competition.

Cho Named Chair of Bioengineering Department

Cho Named Chair of Bioengineering Department

Monday, March 23, 2015

Michael Cho, a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biomedical Engineering, has been named chair of the Department of Bioengineering.

Aswath Named STLE Fellow

Aswath Named STLE Fellow

Monday, March 23, 2015

Pranesh Aswath, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department, has been named a Fellow of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE).

MAE's Adnan Will Be ONR Faculty Fellow This Summer

MAE's Adnan Will Be ONR Faculty Fellow This Summer

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Assistant professor will be an Office of Naval Research (ONR) Summer Faculty Fellow in the Multifunctional Materials Branch of the Naval Research Lab for the second consecutive year.

NSF Program Director Hired as Computer Science and Engineering Chair

NSF Program Director Hired as Computer Science and Engineering Chair

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Dr. Hong Jiang, a National Science Foundation program director, was hired as new UT Arlington Computer Science and Engineering chair.

Fernandez Promotes Entrepreneurship with NSF Grant

Fernandez Promotes Entrepreneurship with NSF Grant

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Raul Fernandez, a Professor in Practice in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is part of an entrepreneurship program hosted by Stanford University and VentureWell, thanks to a NSF grant.

Graduate Ranking Makes Dramatic Improvement

Graduate Ranking Makes Dramatic Improvement

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The College of Engineering's graduate programs jumped 12 spots, to No. 90, in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Programs rankings for 2016.

Yu Will Test Bridge Foundation Work for CalTrans

Yu Will Test Bridge Foundation Work for CalTrans

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Xinbao Yu will show whether California bridge foundations are safe and up to standards that the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials have set.

February

Four CE Alumni Earn Engineer of the Year Awards

Four CE Alumni Earn Engineer of the Year Awards

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Four alumni were honored as engineers of the year by local chapters of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on February 15.

Professor Emeritus France Meier Dies at Age 86

Professor Emeritus France Meier Dies at Age 86

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

France Meier, an emeritus professor of Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering, died February 17 in Arlington, TX. He was 86.

CE's Fang Working With City of Kennedale to Improve Village Creek Watershed

CE's Fang Working With City of Kennedale to Improve Village Creek Watershed

Thursday, February 19, 2015

As the City of Kennedale grows, concerns about the quality of its water supply grow too. To learn how good or bad its water is, the City has turned to Civil Engineering's Nick Fang for help.

Huber Designing System to Reserve Vehicles, Remind Veterans of Appointments

Huber Designing System to Reserve Vehicles, Remind Veterans of Appointments

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

CSE's Manfred Huber is designing a reservation/reminder software system as part of a project that will eventually transport veterans on military bases to doctors' appointments using driverless cars.

Engineering Enrollment Drives University Increase

Engineering Enrollment Drives University Increase

Monday, February 9, 2015

Driven by a 22% increase in enrollment in the College of Engineering, UTA's enrollment surpassed 36,000 for the first time in spring 2015.

New Equipment Will Stimulate Nanoscale-Related Research, Manufacturing

New Equipment Will Stimulate Nanoscale-Related Research, Manufacturing

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Weidong Zhou's Army Research Office grant will allow the purchase of a micro-optics assembly and characterization system that will usher in more intricate nanoscale-related research and manufacturing.

January

UTA Awarded Department of Energy Grant for Real-Time Boiler Monitoring

UTA Awarded Department of Energy Grant for Real-Time Boiler Monitoring

Friday, January 30, 2015

Haiying Huang is developing a distributed wireless antenna sensor system to monitor conditions of coal-fired boilers that will lead to making the units safer, more efficient.

Research by IMSE Professors Solves Unsolvable Decision Problems

Research by IMSE Professors Solves Unsolvable Decision Problems

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Bill Corley and Jay Rosenberger have showed that an innovative method can be used to solve a broad class of real-world decision problems that had previously been unsolvable.

UTA appoints NAE Member to Launch Materials and Structures Institute

UTA appoints NAE Member to Launch Materials and Structures Institute

Friday, January 23, 2015

Kenneth Reifsnider, an expert in high temperature energy systems and composite materials and a member of the prestigious National Academy of Engineering, will join UT Arlington in June.

Electrical Engineering Professor Earns Society’s High Honor

Electrical Engineering Professor Earns Society’s High Honor

Friday, January 16, 2015

Weidong Zhou, professor of electrical engineering, has been elected a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

CSE's Makedon Working to Advance Human-Machine Interaction Research

CSE's Makedon Working to Advance Human-Machine Interaction Research

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Fillia Makedon has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to build a computational infrastructure that can greatly advance human-machine interaction research.

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