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UTA In The News — Friday, June 7, 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019

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Cancer treatment

UTA physics Professor Wei Chen and a team of international collaborators have proposed a new concept that will potentially treat cancer cells without damaging the normal cells around them, The Science Times reported.

Faculty award

Dereje Agonafer, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Distinguished University Professor of mechanical engineering at UTA, has been named by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers as a recipient of its prestigious Heat Transfer Memorial Award, ScienMag reported.

iTunes expertise

David Arditi, UTA associate professor of sociology, joined the Knowledge@Wharton radio show on SiriusXM on Wednesday to discuss the end of iTunes. Listen here. Knowledge@Wharton is produced and hosted by The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Self-driving vehicles

Reports indicate Apple will acquire Drive.ai, an on-demand, self-driving vehicle pilot program, Motor Authority reported. Drive.ai recently expanded its presence to Arlington to begin offering shuttles from a number of locations, including UTA.