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Understanding Through Data


smart care for people with disabilities

Computer science and engineering Professor Ishfaq Ahmad and nursing Professor Kathryn Daniel received a National Science Foundation grant to develop assistive technologies such as robotic aids and smart care for people with disabilities.


Jessica Eisma

Civil engineering Assistant Professor Jessica Eisma is using a National Science Foundation CyberTraining Program grant to create a bootcamp to teach undergraduate students interested in the water and energy sectors how to make data easier to share and use.


Matthew Robison

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory partnered with psychology Assistant Professor Matthew Robison to explore new tests and approaches that will both remove biases from and improve military aptitude tests.


Rick Wilder

Investigating Earth’s ionosphere-thermosphere

A space physicist at UTA is playing a key role in NASA’s Geospace Dynamics Constellation mission aimed at improving our understanding of the planet’s ionosphere-thermosphere (I-T) system.

Kyeong Rok Ryu

Quantifying the benefits of roadside vegetation

Construction management Assistant Professor Kyeong Rok Ryu is helping cultivate a better-looking Texas by creating best practices for roadside vegetation.

Illustration by Jing Jing Tsong

Evaluating smart traffic signal design

Civil engineer Pengfei “Taylor” Li hopes to make traffic signals smarter with new simulation techniques and big data.

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