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UTA In The News — Friday, April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

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Carnegie Fellow

John D. Garrigus, professor of history at UTA, was selected by the Carnegie Corporation of New York as an Andrew Carnegie Fellow for his research and writing in Atlantic and Caribbean history, The Chronicle of Higher Education reported.

Architecture book

Kathryn Holliday, associate professor in the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs and director of the David Dillon Center for Texas Architecture at UTA, has assembled and published more than 60 essays by the pioneering Dallas architecture critic David Dillon in a new book, The Dallas Morning News reported. Holliday will contribute to a panel discussion on Dillon’s legacy hosted by the newspaper on May 21. Mark Lamster, UTA professor in practice and Dallas Morning News architecture critic, wrote the column.

Livable communities

The Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities, a consortium of six universities including UTA, will host the sixth annual Summer Conference on Livable Communities at Western Michigan University in June, Phoneweek reported.

Software safety

A long-term research effort involving Jeff Lei, professor in the UTA Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has developed new tools that strengthen the safety tests software companies conduct on programs that control vehicles, power plants and other demanding technologies, Phys.org reported. The research included collaborators from the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Adobe Systems Inc. and Austria's SBA Research.