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Spring 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.



See recent news about our researchers, writers, engineers, and inventors 

Sandy DasguptaPurnendu “Sandy” Dasgupta, right, UT Arlington’s Jenkins Garrett Professor of Chemistry, was named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the international organization’s highest membership distinction.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science honored College of Science Ph.D. student Wasiu Adedapo Lawal with a first-place award for his unique essay, “Water as a Friend and a Right: On the Intersection of Science and Human Rights.”

Industrial, manufacturing, and systems engineering Associate Professor Jamie Rogers was named a fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers.

Carolyn Cason, UT Arlington's vice president for research, was appointed to the advisory board of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership, a program of the Department of Commerce.

Two electrical engineering professors were named fellows of optics and photonics organizations: Weidong Zhou for SPIE, an international society for optics and photonics; and Michael Vasilyev for The Optical Society, a leading professional association.

Sociology Associate Professor Jason E. Shelton received an honorable mention in the 2014 Distinguished Book Award competition.

Daniel W. Armstrong, the Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry, and Richard Timmons, a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, were inducted into the National Academy of Inventors. They join eight other UT Arlington faculty and administrators as NAI fellows.

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