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Fall 2015

Inquiry Magazine Archive

  • Spring 2016

    Spring 2016: Premium Blend

    Found in everything from space shuttles to dental fillings, composite materials have thoroughly infiltrated modern society. But their potential is still greatly untapped, offering researchers ample opportunity for discovery.

  • Fall 2015

    Fall 2015: Collision Course

    Within the particle showers created at the Large Hadron Collider, answers to some of the universe’s mysteries are waiting.

  • Spring 2015

    Spring 2015: Almost Human

    Model systems like pigeons can help illuminate our own evolutionary and genomic history.

  • Fall 2014

    Fall 2014: Small Wonder

    UT Arlington's tiny windmills are bringing renewable energy to a whole new scale.

  • Winter 2014

    Winter 2014: Overdue for an Overhaul

    The stability of our highways, pipelines, and even manholes is reaching a breaking point.

  • 2012

    2012: Mystery solved?

    Scientists believe they have discovered a subatomic particle that is crucial to understanding the universe.

  • 2011

    2011: Boosting brain power

    UT Arlington researchers unlock clues to the human body’s most mysterious and complex organ.

  • 2010

    2010: Powered by genetics

    UT Arlington researchers probe the hidden world of microbes in search of renewable energy sources.

  • 2009

    2009: Winning the battle against pain

    Wounded soldiers are benefiting from Robert Gatchel’s program that combines physical rehabilitation with treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • 2009

    2007: Sensing a solution

    Tiny sensors implanted in the body show promise in combating acid reflux disease, pain and other health problems.

  • 2006

    2006:Semiconductors: The next generation

    Nanotechnology researchers pursue hybrid silicon chips with life-saving potential.

  • 2005

    2005: Imaging is everything

    Biomedical engineers combat diseases with procedures that are painless to patients.



Decades devoted to creating life-altering advancements have earned these professors the title of fellow 

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers named Robert Magnusson one of its fellows. The professor of electrical engineering and Texas Instruments Distinguished University Chair in Nanoelectronics was recognized for contributions to the invention of a new class of nanophotonic devices that employ light at a nanometer scale.

Pranesh Aswath, materials science and engineering professor and associate dean for Graduate Studies in the College of Engineering, was named a fellow of ASM International and a fellow of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.

J. Ping Liu, a physics professor who is working to develop stronger magnets for sustainable energy applications, was named a fellow of the American Physical Society.

The American Heart Association elected bioengineering Professor Kytai Nguyen one of its fellows, an honor conferred by the national organization’s Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences. Her research involves cellular engineering, tissue engineering, drug delivery, and stem cell therapies.

Aerospace engineering doctoral student Ezgihan “Izzy” Baydar received a three-year NASA Harriet G. Jenkins Pre-Doctoral Fellowship that will allow her to pursue her research into efficient jet engines in conjunction with the space agency.

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