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UTA In The News — Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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Responsive robotics

Julienne Greer, a UTA theater arts senior lecturer, told Dan Godwin during the KDFW Fox4ward show about how she’s working with scientists and robotics engineers to make more responsive robots.

Smith-Osborne named fellow

Alexa Smith-Osborne, a UTA associate professor of social work, has been named a Fellow of the Society for Social Work and Research for her work in resilience research, military and veterans’ health and mental health issues, the Dallas Business Journal reported.

Liu receives top honor

Hanli Liu, a UTA bioengineering professor, has been named a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering for her work in medical instrumentation and imaging, the Dallas Business Journal reported.

Better cancer detection

Medical News Today reported on recent improvements to DNA technology for detecting and treating disease. The research of Samir Iqbal, a UTA associate professor of electrical engineering, was highlighted. His research involves using electronic chips coated with RNA aptamers to better detect cancer and other diseases.