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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.



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

Two civil engineers, Professor Emeritus Syed Qasim and Senior Lecturer Yvette Pearson Weatherton, were elected fellows of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Hanli Liu, bioengineering professor, was named a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

The Royal Society of Chemistry named electrical engineering Associate Professor Samir Iqbal a fellow.

The Society for Social Work and Research, the premier worldwide social work research organization, named Associate Professor Alexa Smith-Osborne a fellow.

Wendy J. Casper, professor of organizational behavior, was named a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Physics Professor Kaushik De was elected a fellow of the American Physical Society for his work developing cloud-computing architectures that enable global collaboration and big-data analysis on the ATLAS experiment at CERN.

Social work Professor Vijayan Pillai, an internationally recognized expert in women's rights and reproductive health in developing countries, was elected a fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health in the United Kingdom.

The Association of Opinion Journalists named Lecturer Julian Rodriguez the 2015 recipient of the Barry Bingham Sr. Fellowship for his work with students and Spanish-language media.

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