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News Releases by Herb Booth

Media Contact Herb Booth was found in 76 news releases in the year 2015.

December 2015

  • UTA bioengineering chair wins $1.24 million Navy grant to show how shockwaves injure brains of soldiers in battle
    Brain health

    Wednesday, December 23, 2015

    News Topics: engineering, research

    Bioengineering Chair Michael Cho has won a $1.24 million Navy grant to determine how shockwaves injure the brains of soldiers in battle.

  • UTA engineer developing more precise lung cancer imaging, radiation results
    Better imaging

    Wednesday, December 23, 2015

    News Topics: engineering, medicine

    A UTA assistant professor in Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering is working to develop a new, personalized respiratory-motion system that leads to a clearer, more precise image of the tumor to be destroyed.

  • Student earns master's degree from UTA while living in Papua
    Going the distance

    Thursday, December 17, 2015

    News Topics: education, students

    Amber Harrington chooses UTA for Master of Education degree based on the strength of the University's distance education program.

  • UTA celebrates record number of graduates with December 2015 commencement ceremonies
    Success stories

    Wednesday, December 16, 2015

    News Topics: commencement, staff, student life, students

    More than 6,500 students are earning their degrees this week from The University of Texas at Arlington. The number puts UTA on a path to break all previous commencement records. UTA awarded 10,585 degrees during the 2014-15 academic year.

  • New federal grant could build techniques that free big data analysis systems of bugs
    Testing big data

    Friday, December 4, 2015

    News Topics: computer science, engineering, research

    A National Institute of Standards and Technology grant will help software engineers design a system to check big data analysis systems for bugs. Jeff Lei, a professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department, will lead the research effort.

  • UTA research could help transportation agencies determine best toll price
    Managed lane efficiency

    Thursday, December 3, 2015

    News Topics: economics, engineering, innovation, research, sustainability, transportation

    A North Central Texas Council of Governments project led by a UTA multidisciplinary team will investigate which toll price point can move regional traffic most efficiently on managed lanes.

  • UTA research that predicts lake levels, moves water could yield better information for water providers
    Saving energy

    Thursday, December 3, 2015

    News Topics: computer science, engineering, environment, innovation, research, sustainability

    A UTA civil engineer is working with North Texas' large water providers to build a tool that will allow them to make better decisions for their customers. D.J. Seo's team is using hindcasting to analyze decades of past data for better conclusions.

  • UTA civil engineers using high-tech tools to evaluate sustainable structural life of Arlington sewer pipelines
    Sustainable infrastructure

    Tuesday, December 1, 2015

    News Topics: engineering, research, robotics, sustainability

    The civil engineering department chair, Ali Abolmaali, is leading a UTA/city of Arlington team that will use robots and sonar to evaluate 47 miles of large-diameter sewer pipe to prioritize which pipes need fixing first.

November 2015

  • UTA researcher to build internal nanotechnology device to simplify blood sugar testing
    Medical technologies

    Monday, November 30, 2015

    News Topics: biology, engineering, health and fitness, medicine, research, science

    A UTA engineer is developing a novel medical device that employs nanotechnology and optical scanning to make glucose readings for diabetics less painful.

  • UTA engineer to build device to capture lost heat energy
    Finding energy

    Tuesday, November 24, 2015

    News Topics: energy, engineering, research

    A UTA assistant professor will help build a microdevice that captures lost energy in things like automobiles, buildings and other devices. The research is funded through a highly competitive National Science Foundation EAGER grant.

  • New UTA research will automatically check for bugs in cyber-physical systems
    Ensuring reliability

    Friday, November 20, 2015

    News Topics: computer science, engineering

    A new National Science Foundation research grant will allow UTA software engineers to search automatically for ways to check development environments for computer bugs in cyber-physical systems.

  • UTA landscape architect creating sustainable plant installations through ‘polycultures’ of plants that work together
    Ecological environment

    Monday, November 16, 2015

    News Topics: architecture, research, sustainability

    Landscape architecture associate professor David Hopman is testing his "polyculture" research on a swath of land here at UTA and on land at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas in Fort Worth.

  • UTA work to safeguard cyber-physical systems made with legacy subsystems
    Avoiding errors

    Monday, November 16, 2015

    News Topics: computer science, engineering, manufacturing

    A UTA computer scientist is working to ensure that using legacy components in upgrades of cyber-physical systems will not result in failures when upgrading to new systems. The Air Force Office of Scientific Research has funded the research.

  • Two civil engineers earn top honors in national organization
    ASCE Fellows

    Friday, November 13, 2015

    News Topics: engineering, faculty

    A UTA civil engineering professor emeritus and a senior lecturer were appointed fellows to the American Society of Civil Engineering for their professional accomplishments during their careers.

  • UTA student looks to make his mastery over Rubik’s Cube profitable

    Wednesday, November 4, 2015

    News Topics: business, student life, students

    UTA College of Business management student Anthony Brooks is using classroom skills to take his world-class Rubik's Cube-solving skills around the globe, to the marketplace and to entertainment venues.

  • UTA leads technology to create SMART bandage tool to help monitor, heal wounds
    Improving health care

    Wednesday, November 4, 2015

    News Topics: biology, computer science, engineering, manufacturing, medicine, science

    UTA researchers and colleagues from other institutions are developing a sensing and therapeutic tool, known as the SMART bandage, that will help healthcare workers better monitor and heal patients’ wounds.

October 2015

September 2015

  • Research uses data mining to help early identification, prevention of Alzheimer’s disease
    Harnessing big data

    Monday, September 28, 2015

    News Topics: computer science, engineering, health and fitness

    A UT Arlington computer scientist will use volumes of data and medical genomic information to identify biomarkers that could better predict whether a person will contract Alzheimer's disease, leading to a hope that the malady might be reversed or prevented.

  • UTA computer scientist to develop software engineering methods that ensure good upgrades
    Software safety

    Thursday, September 17, 2015

    News Topics: computer science, engineering, research

    Taylor T. Johnson, an assistant professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department, is trying to develop novel software engineering methods that will enable safe upgrades of cyber-physical systems in the energy domain.

  • UTA research will lead to more efficient computer modeling
    Electric efficiency

    Tuesday, September 15, 2015

    News Topics: energy, engineering, research

    UT Arlington research would use National Science Foundation grant to create order-reduction techniques, which could speed up model simulations by as much as 1 million times.

  • New UT Arlington nursing robot to allow nurses time for more important duties
    Improving health care

    Monday, September 14, 2015

    News Topics: engineering, health and fitness, innovation, research, robotics

    UT Arlington researchers have received a National Science Foundation grant that will help fund a nursing robotic assistant that could perform some of the more mundane tasks in nursing, thus freeing nurses to provide better care for patients.

  • UT Arlington Division for Enterprise Development joins industry, Texas Masonry Council to start two masonry schools
    Workforce need

    Friday, September 11, 2015

    News Topics: classes, employment, manufacturing

    UT Arlington's Division of Enterprise Development has started two masonry schools to meet workforce demands for masons. The eight-week course accelerates the learning process to push more qualified people into the construction industry.

  • UT Arlington computer scientist’s research would make robots more observant
    Computer learning

    Thursday, September 10, 2015

    News Topics: computer science, engineering, research, robotics

    UT Arlington computer scientist's grant would allow computers to learn through observation of tasks.

  • UT Arlington patent allows real-time learning based on previous decisions
    Smart controller

    Tuesday, September 1, 2015

    News Topics: engineering, research, robotics, science, transportation

    UT Arlington electrical engineers and their colleagues have patented an innovative method to improve optimal feedback controls online and in real time.

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March 2015

  • Electrical engineer to build more efficient integrated circuits for better hearing aids
    Hearing help

    Monday, March 30, 2015

    News Topics: engineering, research

    An electrical engineering associate professor will develop advanced integrated circuits that allow for better hearing aids.

  • Associate dean named fellow of Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers
    National honor

    Wednesday, March 25, 2015

    News Topics: awards, engineering

    Pranesh Aswath, associate dean in the College of Engineering, was recently named a fellow of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.

  • UT Arlington College of Engineering improves national ranking of graduate program
    Faculty, students share in better rating

    Tuesday, March 10, 2015

    News Topics: engineering

    UT Arlington's College of Engineering improves 12 spots in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Programs rankings for 2016.

  • Federal agencies award UT Arlington's TMAC $6.7 million to bolster manufacturing
    Small business

    Friday, March 6, 2015

    News Topics: business, manufacturing

    TMAC secures Department of Commerce award to help businesses become more profitable, increase global competitiveness.

  • UT Arlington award will test bridge foundation work for Caltrans
    California bridges

    Tuesday, March 3, 2015

    News Topics: engineering, transportation

    Research project will analyze California bridges' foundation bases compared to nationally established standards.

February 2015

January 2015

  • UT Arlington awarded Department of Energy grant to develop sensor system for real-time evaluation of boilers
    Boiler efficiency

    Friday, January 30, 2015

    News Topics: energy, engineering, environment, innovation, sustainability

    Researchers will use wireless sensors to monitor boiler systems' health and help personnel take proactive steps on the boiler.

  • Electrical engineering professor earns society's high honor
    SPIE Fellow

    Friday, January 16, 2015

    News Topics: awards, engineering

    Weidong Zhou, a University of Texas at Arlington electrical engineering professor, has been elected a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

  • UT Arlington study researches AT&T Stadium’s impact on nearby businesses
    Stadium impact

    Monday, January 5, 2015

    News Topics: business

    Study shows businesses' synchronization with AT&T Stadium events fare much better than those that panic.