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News Topic awards was found in 37 news releases in the year 2015.

December 2015

  • National Academy of Inventors names three UTA top researchers as Fellows
    Outstanding faculty

    Thursday, December 17, 2015

    News Topics: awards, faculty, innovation, science

    Three more UTA faculty have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, bringing the total number of UTA Fellows to 13, the highest number for a Texas university and the second-highest number in the nation.

  • Armstrong, Dasgupta named to Analytical Scientist Power List 2015
    Recognition of Excellence

    Wednesday, December 9, 2015

    News Topics: awards, research, science

    UTA professors Daniel W. Armstrong and Purnendu “Sandy” Dasgupta are ranked among the Top 100 most influential people in the world of analytical science by the monthly journal The Analytical Scientist.

November 2015

October 2015

  • UTA, Ohio State University win rare federal grant for research aimed at better understanding and treating muscle loss
    Health science

    Thursday, October 29, 2015

    News Topics: awards, health and fitness, nursing, research

    Marco Brotto, an internationally recognized muscle physiology scientist, has won a rare National Institute on Aging grant to study the molecular mechanisms of muscle aging that can lead to muscle loss and weakness.

  • UTA Professor Kaushik De elected Fellow of the American Physical Society for contributions to grid computing architectures
    Faculty excellence

    Thursday, October 15, 2015

    News Topics: awards, computer science, faculty, global, innovation, physics, research

    UTA Professor Kaushik De has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society for his contributions to grid computing architectures and for research beyond the standard model.

  • Noted UTA physicist recognized with first American Physical Society instrumentation award
    International honor

    Monday, October 5, 2015

    News Topics: awards, physics, science

    Leading UT Arlington physicist and member of the National Academy of Science wins American Physical Society instrumentation award for lifetime contributions to particle physics.

September 2015

August 2015

  • UTA chemist will use $1 million NASA grant to develop platform for detecting amino acids
    Building on research

    Wednesday, August 26, 2015

    News Topics: awards, engineering, faculty

    Purnendu “Sandy” Dasgupta, Hamish Small Chair in Ion Analysis of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Science, has been awarded a $1 million NASA grant to further the search for amino acids.

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March 2015

  • UT Arlington researcher earns NSF grant to study rich biodiversity in Africa, discover new reptiles and amphibians
    Sustaining life

    Sunday, March 29, 2015

    News Topics: awards, biology, global

    UTA Assistant Biology Professor Matthew Fujita has earned a National Science Foundation grant to study the rich species diversity in West and Central Africa.

  • Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities recognizes UT Arlington Movin’ Mavs head coach
    Texas Trailblazer

    Thursday, March 26, 2015

    News Topics: awards, faculty, recreation, students

    Doug Garner, head coach of the UTA Movin’ Mavs wheelchair basketball team, has been honored by Gov. Abbott for his work with people with disabilities.

  • Associate dean named fellow of Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers
    National honor

    Wednesday, March 25, 2015

    News Topics: awards, engineering

    Pranesh Aswath, associate dean in the College of Engineering, was recently named a fellow of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.

  • Annual glass art event features designs by students, faculty and staff of UT Arlington’s acclaimed program
    Eye on Art

    Saturday, March 21, 2015

    News Topics: art, awards, faculty, staff, students

    University's March 28 glass art sale and show features designs by students, staff and faculty, many of whom have been recognized internationally for their work. This year marks the first time that the popular event has been held on a Saturday.

  • UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation dean to receive prestigious Legion of Honor Gold Medallion
    Leadership honored

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015

    News Topics: awards, faculty

    UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation Dean Anne Bavier has been selected to receive the prestigious Legion of Honor Gold Medallion.

  • NSF grant will support research of the Rocky Mountains, expose minority teens to earth and environmental sciences at UT Arlington
    Researching the Rockies

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015

    News Topics: awards, environment, faculty, research, science, weather

    Majie Fan, UT Arlington assistant professor of earth and environmental sciences, will use a National Science Foundation grant to research the Rocky Mountains and to expose underrepresented youth to the geosciences.

  • UT Arlington biology student earns top honors at national conference of emerging STEM researchers
    Emerging researcher recognized

    Monday, March 9, 2015

    News Topics: awards, science, students

    UT Arlington biology student Emmanuel Fordjour earned a first-place prize at a conference hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for his research presentation involving C. difficile.

  • UK’s national center for humanities and social sciences research names UT Arlington cartography expert to prestigious fellowship
    Cartography history

    Monday, March 2, 2015

    News Topics: awards, faculty, global, history, humanities, research

    The United Kingdom's national center for humanities and social sciences research has named UT Arlington cartography expert Imre Demhardt to a prestigious fellowship.

February 2015

  • Dasgupta receives American Chemical Society's J. Calvin Giddings Award
    National education award

    Thursday, February 19, 2015

    News Topics: awards, chemistry, faculty

    "Much of this honor I can credit to my father and grandfather -- I am merely carrying on that tradition," said Purnendu Dasgupta, UTA Jenkins Garrett Professor of Chemistry about his new honor from the American Chemical Society.

  • National invasive species experts to honor UT Arlington biology professor emeritus with Lifetime Achievement Award
    National recognition

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015

    News Topics: awards, biology, faculty

    UT Arlington biology professor emeritus widely known for his research of invasive zebra mussels to receive NISC Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • UT Arlington bio-analytical chemist receives National Institutes of Health, UT System funding for protein research
    Identifying proteins

    Friday, February 13, 2015

    News Topics: awards, biology, chemistry, faculty, research, science

    UT Arlington bio-analytical chemist Saiful Chowdhury has received funding from the NIH and UT System to advance protein research. His work, involving mass spectrometry, is also discussed in the journal Analytical Chemistry.

January 2015

  • Electrical engineering professor earns society's high honor
    SPIE Fellow

    Friday, January 16, 2015

    News Topics: awards, engineering

    Weidong Zhou, a University of Texas at Arlington electrical engineering professor, has been elected a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.