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Winter 2016

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 inventors, writers, architects, historians, and national winners  

Sedrick Huckaby, assistant professor of art, is one of seven winners of the 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, hosted by the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.

College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs graduate students Baishakhi Biswas, Sherry Fabricant, Jacob Schwarz, and Ahoura Zandiatashbar won the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Water award for their design to reduce stormwater runoff from future campus construction projects. The competition was part of the agency's 2015 Campus RainWorks Challenge.

Engineering Assistant Professors Yi Hong, Junzhou Huang, Ankur Jain, and Yuze "Alice" Sun each won five-year, $500,000 Early Career Development (CAREER) Program grants, the National Science Foundation's most prestigious award for junior faculty.

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists bestowed the 2016 Presidential ¡Dale! Award on Communication Lecturer Julian Rodriguez.

Joe Lundy, adjunct professor in the Civil Engineering Department, received the Award of Merit from the American Society for Testing and Materials International's Committee on Concrete Pipe. The award, which includes a fellowship, is ASTM's highest recognition for individual contributions to developing standards.

Electrical engineering Assistant Professor Ali Davoudi, Professor Frank Lewis, and doctoral students Vahidreza Nasirian and Josep Guerrero won three "Best Paper" Awards from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, including the organization's 2016 Power and Energy Society Prize Paper Award.

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