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UTA In The News — Friday, February 1, 2013

Friday, February 1, 2013

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Astronaut remembered

KXAS/NBC 5 aired a story about UT Arlington ceremonies honoring Kalpana Chawla, a UT Arlington engineering graduate who was one of the seven astronauts who died 10 years ago in the Columbia Shuttle disaster. NBC 5 also interviewed Don Wilson, a professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, who was Chawla's adviser.

Ceremonies remember Chawla

UT Arlington scheduled a vigil and storytelling event last night and a balloon release this morning in honor of astronaut Kalpana Chawla, a UT Arlington graduate, The Associated Press notes in stories carried on KRLD 1080 AMFox 26 in Houston, ABC 9 in Nacogdoches, KCBD in Lubbock, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the El Paso Times and several other sites.

Dallas Business Journal features J.-C. Chiao, TMAC

UT Arlington's TMAC is assisting J.-C. Chiao, an electrical engineering professor at UT Arlington, in marketing and commercializing an invention Chiao and his team believes could detect Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, the Dallas Business Journal reported. TMAC is formerly known as the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center.