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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.



Faculty research is gaining attention in national and international publications 

A team of researchers including Seong Jin Koh, Pradeep Bhadrachalam, Ramkumar Subramanian, Vishva Ray, and Liang-Chieh Ma discovered a way to cool electrons to -228°C without external means and at room temperature, an advancement that could enable electronic devices to function with very little energy. Their results were published in Nature Communications.

Saiful Chowdhury, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, detailed a novel proteomics technology that analyzes lipid modification in proteins in the journal Analytical Chemistry.

Heidi Hardt, a political science assistant professor, probed the question of why some international organizations take longer than others to answer calls for intervention in her book, Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response.

David ArditiDavid Arditi, right, an assistant professor in interdisciplinary studies, wrote iTake-Over: The Recording Industry in the Digital Era. The book reveals how large corporations exploited new technologies to maintain their stranglehold on the music industry.

In a paper published in Optics Letters, physics Professor Wei Chen wrote about the recently identified radiation detection properties of a light-emitting nanostructure he and his team built in their lab. 

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