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UTA In The News — Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

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Makeev research on composites for aircraft highlighted by Office of Naval Research

The Office of Naval Research's Breakthrough Technologies newsletter featured research that UT Arlington's Andrew Makeev has done on composites for aircraft. Makeev, an associate professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, is developing diagnostic and predictive tools that can aid aircraft manufacturers in analyzing composite structures used to make aircraft safer, faster and more reliable. His research is funding through a $558,427 grant from the Office of Naval Research. The article on Makeev's work starts on page 32.

Sasley writes commentary for The National Interest

The National Interest published a commentary online by Brent Sasley, UT Arlington assistant professor of political science, which argues that the specific nature of Turkey’s democracy complicates the American response to the protests there.

Morris discusses new book on radio stations in Missouri and Tennessee

KDHX 88.1 FM (St. Louis, MO) and WKNO 91.1 FM (Memphis, TN) interviewed Christopher Morris, UT Arlington associate professor of history, about his latest book, “The Big Muddy: An Environmental History of the Mississippi River and Its People from Hernando DeSoto to Hurricane Katrina.”

Vote planned on bus service that would roll between UT Arlington and CentrePort

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram and KDFW/Fox 4 reported that the Arlington City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to vote on a two-year pilot bus service connecting Arlington with the Trinity Railway Express CentrePort station. If the measure is approved, buses could begin rolling between CentrePort and UT Arlington’s College Park Center on Aug. 19.