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UTA In The News — Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

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DURIP award

David Wetz, an associate professor of electrical engineering, has received a Defense University Research Instrumentation (DURIP) award to study high-power batteries for the U.S. Navy, Power System Designs and Scienmag reported.

Malware fight

Industrial Equipment News and La Crosse Tribune published an op-ed by Christoph Csallner, an associate professor of computer science and engineering at UTA, about the fight against malware attacks. The column originally appeared in The Conversation.

Watch party

The UTA Planetarium will host a watch party for the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse of the sun, KXAS NBC 5 reported.

Out of ideas

In an op-ed column for The Daily Caller, assistant professor of economics Todd Gabel wrote that the democratic party is out of ideas because many of their platforms have already been adopted.

Training school

The Center for Underground Infrastructure Research and Education recently held its 15th annual trenchless technology inspector training and inspector schools on the UTA campus, Underground Construction reported.

Gold medal

The Star-Telegram reported on alumnus Tobi Fawehinmi’s recent gold medal win at the Para Athletic World Championships in London. Fawehinmi earned a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from UTA.

Alumnus featured

Radio World mentioned alumnus Virgilio Martinez Sanchez in an article about former iHeartMedia interns who are now employees of the company. Sanchez earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from UTA.

New senior VP

Alumnus Terry Murdock has been appointed senior vice president for development operations for G1 Therapeutics, BioSpace, Spoke, Financial Buzz and others reported. Murdock earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UTA.

Alumna to play

West Hartford News reported that alumna Caroline Davis will conclude the Summer Jazz Series at the Palace Theater Poli Club. Davis graduated from UTA with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and jazz.