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UTA In The News — Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

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Improving business connections

Bloomberg Business, Hawaii News Now (Honolulu), WXIX/FOX 19 (Cincinnati) and many other media outlets reported on the United States Government Procurement Profile, a report recently launched by Cross Timbers Procurement Center to help small businesses better identify and market their products and services to the U.S. government. Cross Timbers Procurement Center is based within the UTA Office of Research.

Automotive engineering and education at its best mentioned UTA in an article about 10 top colleges for careers in the auto industry. Between the Arnold E. Petsche Center for Automotive Engineering and the student designed Formula SAE car, UTA provides great opportunities for those pursing an automotive engineering career, the piece said.

Innovation at UTA

UTA’s Innovation Day, which featured a competition of student-designed vehicles and a technology showcase, was mentioned in a Dallas Morning News brief and photo.

Recognizing legendary women

Infórmate DFW Magazine reported on the Ford “Mujeres Legendarias” ceremony, which recognizes “Legendary Women” in North Texas who embody the four pillars of the Ford brand: intelligence, efficiency, ecology and safety. Liliana Perez-Nordvedt, UTA associate professor of strategic management, was among this year’s honorees.

New appointment for engineer

The Nation reported Roongrote Rangsiyopash has been appointed the next president and chief executive officer of Siam Cement Group, Thailand's largest industrial conglomerate. Rangsiyopash earned a master’s degree in engineering from UTA.

New appointment for physician

UTA alumnus Sumith Rao Madhavarapu is one of seven physicians recently appointed to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, and Bloomberg Business reported. Madhavarapu, who completed a post-baccalaureate program at UTA, will join the Division of Hospital Medicine.