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Spring 2016

Inquiry Magazine Archive

  • Winter 2016

    Winter 2016: Energy Evolution

    From carbon dioxide conversion to landfill mining, researchers at UTA are seeking viable alternative energy options.

  • 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 inventors, writers, architects, historians, and national winners  

Presidential Distinguished Professor of Physics David Nygren was one of two recipients of the inaugural American Physical Society Division of Particles and Fields Instrumentation Award for his widespread and lifelong contributions to the field of particle physics.

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics honored Professor Frank Lewis, head of UTA's Advanced Controls and Sensors Group, with the society's 2016 Intelligent Systems Award in recognition of his work to advance the capabilities of autonomous aircraft systems.

Ignacio Ruiz-Pérez, associate professor of Spanish, was named the 2015 winner of the prestigious León Felipe International Poetry Prize for his work, Libro de la ceniza (Book of Ashes).

The monthly journal The Analytical Scientist ranked Professors Daniel W. Armstrong and Purnendu "Sandy" Dasgupta among the Top 100 most influential people in the world of analytical science.

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation honored physics Professor Zdzislaw Musielak with its Humboldt Research Award for his exploration of extra-solar planetary systems, the origins of dark matter and dark energy, black holes, and formulation of fundamental theories of physics.

Ashis Biswas, a doctoral student in computer science and engineering, was awarded Best Paper honors at the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering.

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