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News Topic research was found in 101 news releases in the year 2017.

December 2017

  • UTA researcher working to correlate blast trauma to neuronal damage in the brain
    Understanding neural damage

    UTA researcher working to correlate blast trauma to neuronal damage in the brain.

    Friday, December 22, 2017

  • UTA extends partnership with Apache Corporation on water quality study in West Texas
    Collaboration with business

    UTA extends partnership with Apache Corporation on water quality study in West Texas.

    Thursday, December 21, 2017

  • UTA researchers focus on pain management in older adults
    Supporting undertreated conditions

    UTA researchers focus on pain management in older adults.

    Wednesday, December 20, 2017

  • UTA leads Texas universities in number of National Academy of Inventors Fellows
    National Honor

    UTA leads Texas universities in number of National Academy of Inventors Fellows.

    Thursday, December 14, 2017

  • UTA professor of chemistry and biochemistry receives Doctor Honoris Causa
    International recognition

    UTA professor of chemistry and biochemistry receives Doctor Honoris Causa .

    Wednesday, December 13, 2017

  • UTA FabLab leads national collaboration
    UTA leads collaboration

    UTA FabLab leads national collaboration.

    Wednesday, December 13, 2017

  • UTA researcher helping to improve Corps of Engineers’ watershed modeling capability
    Water model

    UTA researcher helping to improve Corps of Engineers’ watershed modeling capability.

    Tuesday, December 5, 2017

  • UTA researchers show that sexual harassment on the job still carries large impact
    Workplace issues

    UTA researchers show that sexual harassment on the job still carries large impact .

    Monday, December 4, 2017

  •  UTA researchers identify proteins that may help stressed mitochondria to recover
    Disease therapy possibilities

    UTA researchers identify proteins that may help stressed mitochondria to recover.

    Monday, December 4, 2017

November 2017

  • UTA researchers publish expert review on new cancer biomarkers
    Decoding cancer

    UTA researchers publish expert review on new cancer biomarkers.

    Tuesday, November 28, 2017

  •  Three studies from UTA’s CLEAR Lab detect harmful pathogenic bacteria in Texas groundwater near natural gas extraction sites
    Protecting groundwater

    Three studies from UTA’s CLEAR Lab detect harmful pathogenic bacteria in Texas groundwater near natural gas extraction sites.

    Tuesday, November 21, 2017

  • UTA chemist Kevin Schug wins ACS J. Calvin Giddings Award
    Improving student experience

    UTA chemist Kevin Schug wins ACS J. Calvin Giddings Award .

    Tuesday, November 7, 2017

  • Donor establishes endowed chair at UTA to promote research and innovation in automotive design, mechanical engineering, and Formula SAE team
    Endowed Chair

    Donor establishes endowed chair at UTA to promote research and innovation in automotive design, mechanical engineering, and Formula SAE team.

    Friday, November 3, 2017

  • UTA professor wins Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Liaoning China Friendship Award, named Thompson Reuters Highly Cited Scholar
    Lifetime Achievements

    UTA professor wins Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Liaoning China Friendship Award, named Thompson Reuters Highly Cited Scholar.

    Friday, November 3, 2017

  • UTA’s Armstrong, Dasgupta named to 2017 Power List by The Analytical Scientist magazine
    International recognition

    UTA’s Armstrong, Dasgupta named to 2017 Power List by The Analytical Scientist magazine.

    Thursday, November 2, 2017

October 2017

  • UTA researchers offer massive open online course on using analytics to optimize learning in academic, workplace and informal settings
    Optimizing learning

    UTA researchers offer massive open online course on using analytics to optimize learning in academic, workplace and informal settings.

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017

  • UTA aerospace engineer receives Army Research Lab grant to advance limitations of computed tomography
    Creating better scans

    UTA aerospace engineer receives Army Research Lab grant to advance limitations of computed tomography.

    Monday, October 16, 2017

  • UTA researchers earn grant to help Texas city prioritize post-Harvey debris cleanup
    Mapping a mess

    UTA researchers earn grant to help Texas city prioritize post-Harvey debris cleanup.

    Friday, October 13, 2017

  • UTA researcher earns grant to develop gas sensor to detect lung cancer from breath
    Cancer detector

    UTA researcher earns grant to develop gas sensor to detect lung cancer from breath.

    Wednesday, October 11, 2017

  • UTA bioengineering team to collaborate with UT Southwestern neonatal team to facilitate bedside monitoring with advanced analysis that helps assess brain problems
    Neonatal help

    UTA bioengineering team to collaborate with UT Southwestern neonatal team to facilitate bedside monitoring with advanced analysis that helps assess brain problems.

    Monday, October 9, 2017

  • UTA develops cutting-edge lubricant technologies that can improve gas mileage while reducing wear and emissions
    Cutting-edge technologies

    UTA develops cutting-edge lubricant technologies that can improve gas mileage while reducing wear and emissions.

    Friday, October 6, 2017

  • First UTA Undergraduate Research Showcase highlights students’ projects
    Research opportunities

    First UTA Undergraduate Research Showcase highlights students’ projects.

    Wednesday, October 4, 2017

  • Life science experts to converge at UTA for bionorthTX  third annual iC3 Life Science Summit October 12th
    Leading in health

    Life science experts to converge at UTA for bionorthTX third annual iC3 Life Science Summit October 12th.

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017

  • UTA study sheds new light on earth’s evolution, suggests hydrogen, oxygen, water and carbon dioxide generated in earth’s mantle
    Evolutionary study

    UTA study sheds new light on earth’s evolution, suggests hydrogen, oxygen, water and carbon dioxide generated in earth’s mantle .

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017

  • UTA civil engineer earns grant to implement hyper-resolution modeling for the National Water Model
    Precision forecasting

    UTA civil engineer earns grant to implement hyper-resolution modeling for the National Water Model.

    Monday, October 2, 2017

September 2017

  • UTA civil engineer earns grant to improve quality of streamflow modeling
    Water modeling

    UTA civil engineer earns grant to improve quality of streamflow modeling.

    Friday, September 29, 2017

  • UTA study says zinc can halt the growth of cancer cells
    Inhibiting cancer cells

    UTA study says zinc can halt the growth of cancer cells.

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017

  • Acculturation may be a predictor of birth trauma in adolescent Latina moms
    Researching young mothers

    Acculturation may be a predictor of birth trauma in adolescent Latina moms.

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017

  • Computer science and engineering researcher teams with industry to provide facial recognition technology
    Computer vision

    Computer science and engineering researcher teams with industry to provide facial recognition technology.

    Thursday, September 21, 2017

  •  UTA and Lumen Learning organize Massive Online Open Course on open education, costs and learning outcomes
    Future of education

    UTA and Lumen Learning organize Massive Online Open Course on open education, costs and learning outcomes.

    Monday, September 18, 2017

  • UTA researchers discover connection between low oxygen levels and a human gene
    Cancer Link

    UTA researchers discover connection between low oxygen levels and a human gene.

    Wednesday, September 6, 2017

  • Computer science and engineering researcher earns grant to allow third-party users to tap into location-based data
    Data sharing

    Computer science and engineering researcher earns grant to allow third-party users to tap into location-based data .

    Tuesday, September 5, 2017

August 2017

  • UTA researcher’s data on Brays Bayou helps Houston area prepare, initiate effective emergency plans
    Bayou connection

    UTA researcher’s data on Brays Bayou helps Houston area prepare, initiate effective emergency plans.

    Tuesday, August 29, 2017

  • Equipment grant will allow UTA researchers to safely send, receive high-speed data
    Securing data

    Equipment grant will allow UTA researchers to safely send, receive high-speed data.

    Friday, August 25, 2017

  • UTA researchers are refining their automated fact-checking system
    Finding fake news

    UTA researchers are refining their automated fact-checking system.

    Thursday, August 24, 2017

  • UTA researchers working to develop new tool for non-invasive neuromodulation of human brain
    Making (brain) waves

    UTA researchers working to develop new tool for non-invasive neuromodulation of human brain.

    Tuesday, August 22, 2017

  • Donors establish endowed chair to promote research and innovation in business and engineering
    Endowed chair

    Donors establish endowed chair to promote research and innovation in business and engineering.

    Tuesday, August 22, 2017

  • UTA astrophysicists predict Earth-like planet may exist in star system only 16 light years away
    Potential new earth

    UTA astrophysicists predict Earth-like planet may exist in star system only 16 light years away.

    Thursday, August 17, 2017

  • Undergraduates find “transformative experience” through UTA’s sponsorship of new undergraduate research programs
    Transformative experience

    Undergraduates find “transformative experience” through UTA’s sponsorship of new undergraduate research programs .

    Wednesday, August 16, 2017

  • UTA researcher developing airborne network computing platform for UAVs
    Aerial computing

    UTA researcher developing airborne network computing platform for UAVs.

    Tuesday, August 15, 2017

  • Water agencies' funded pipe research could lead to standards used in future infrastructure
    Pipe behavior

    Water agencies' funded pipe research could lead to standards used in future infrastructure.

    Tuesday, August 15, 2017

  • UTA chemistry professor awarded Talanta Medal for outstanding contributions to analytical chemistry
    International recognition

    UTA chemistry professor awarded Talanta Medal for outstanding contributions to analytical chemistry.

    Tuesday, August 15, 2017

  • UTA psychologist Robert J. Gatchel wins American Psychological Foundation’s 2017 Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement
    Lifetime achievement award

    UTA psychologist Robert J. Gatchel wins American Psychological Foundation’s 2017 Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement .

    Wednesday, August 9, 2017

  • UTA researchers earn grant to design robot-based vocational assessment, training
    Automated training

    UTA researchers earn grant to design robot-based vocational assessment, training.

    Wednesday, August 9, 2017

  • UTA professor of chemistry and biochemistry named Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Szeged in Hungary
    International Honor

    UTA professor of chemistry and biochemistry named Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Szeged in Hungary.

    Wednesday, August 9, 2017

  • UTA team brings robotic main inspections to Ennis
    Budding collaboration

    UTA team brings robotic main inspections to Ennis.

    Tuesday, August 8, 2017

  • UTA researcher seeks to minimize risks for unmanned aerial systems over populated areas
    Flying safely

    UTA researcher seeks to minimize risks for unmanned aerial systems over populated areas.

    Monday, August 7, 2017

  • Office of Naval Research grant to allow UTA researcher to study configuration, integration challenges of high-power, intermittent load power sources
    Battery tester

    Office of Naval Research grant to allow UTA researcher to study configuration, integration challenges of high-power, intermittent load power sources.

    Thursday, August 3, 2017

  • UTA biologist works with internationally recognized museums on the evolution of vision
    International collaborations

    UTA biologist works with internationally recognized museums on the evolution of vision .

    Tuesday, August 1, 2017

July 2017

  • Associate professor receives international recognition
    Teaching the teachers

    Associate professor receives international recognition .

    Thursday, July 27, 2017

  • UTA professor receives grant to develop device to fight osteoporosis
    Fighting Osteoporosis

    UTA professor receives grant to develop device to fight osteoporosis.

    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

  • UTA physics graduate’s journey to success took him from Africa to UTA
    Alumni success story

    UTA physics graduate’s journey to success took him from Africa to UTA.

    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

  • UTA biologist wins NSF CAREER grant to study effects of predators on the evolution of Daphnia water fleas
    Evolutionary biology

    UTA biologist wins NSF CAREER grant to study effects of predators on the evolution of Daphnia water fleas .

    Wednesday, July 19, 2017

  • UTA researcher’s book looks at quality-of-life concerns associated with urban sprawl
    Costs of Sprawl

    UTA researcher’s book looks at quality-of-life concerns associated with urban sprawl.

    Tuesday, July 18, 2017

  • UTA mechanical engineer publishes findings that show brain damage that could occur from blast-induced cavitation
    Neural knowledge

    UTA mechanical engineer publishes findings that show brain damage that could occur from blast-induced cavitation.

    Monday, July 17, 2017

  • Study by UTA professor shows many parents in the dark about concussions
    Parents in the dark

    Study by UTA professor shows many parents in the dark about concussions.

    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

  • UTA engineering professor earns lifetime achievement award from ICCES
    Faculty honor

    UTA engineering professor earns lifetime achievement award from ICCES.

    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

  • UTA Institute of Urban Studies to help with Dallas Love Field study on north entrance
    Development opportunity

    UTA Institute of Urban Studies to help with Dallas Love Field study on north entrance.

    Tuesday, July 11, 2017

June 2017

  • UTA 2017 interdisciplinary research grants focus on cancer, drug testing, helping youth
    Interdisciplinary Research

    UTA 2017 interdisciplinary research grants focus on cancer, drug testing, helping youth.

    Friday, June 30, 2017

  • UTA study shows that Autism and Developmental Coordination Disorder have similarities but also sharp differences
    DCD-Autism Connection

    UTA study shows that Autism and Developmental Coordination Disorder have similarities but also sharp differences.

    Wednesday, June 28, 2017

  • Official Greer Lab opening marks conversion process’ increased product yield, commercial viability
    Gas to liquid

    Official Greer Lab opening marks conversion process’ increased product yield, commercial viability.

    Tuesday, June 27, 2017

  • University of Texas at Arlington researchers use supercomputers to study snake evolution, function
    Data-driven discovery

    University of Texas at Arlington researchers use supercomputers to study snake evolution, function.

    Thursday, June 22, 2017

  • UTA researchers earn grant to develop solution that ensures user experience with data center optimization
    Efficiency experts

    UTA researchers earn grant to develop solution that ensures user experience with data center optimization.

    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

  • UTA drives entrepreneurship ecosystem in North Texas 
    Discovery to market

    UTA drives entrepreneurship ecosystem in North Texas .

    Tuesday, June 20, 2017

  • UTA-led interdisciplinary team to construct computer program to identify fake news
    National security

    UTA-led interdisciplinary team to construct computer program to identify fake news.

    Monday, June 12, 2017

  • UTA civil engineering professor to lead city of Arlington project evaluating manholes
    Sustaining infrastructure

    UTA civil engineering professor to lead city of Arlington project evaluating manholes .

    Friday, June 2, 2017

  • UTA researcher earns grant to develop power-scalable compact semiconductor laser
    Powerful little lasers

    UTA researcher earns grant to develop power-scalable compact semiconductor laser.

    Friday, June 2, 2017

May 2017

  • UTA’s AbeXXa Biologics named one of 40 "Best University Startups 2017" by National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer
    Fighting cancer

    UTA’s AbeXXa Biologics named one of 40 "Best University Startups 2017" by National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer .

    Monday, May 22, 2017

  • UTA educator awarded grant to focus on community college transfer students in STEM fields
    NSF CAREER award

    UTA educator awarded grant to focus on community college transfer students in STEM fields.

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

  • UTA civil engineer’s book illustrates the power of recycled plastic in shoring up roads
    Soil reinforcement

    UTA civil engineer’s book illustrates the power of recycled plastic in shoring up roads.

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

  • UTA researcher focuses international attention on how patients’ doubts about never getting better influences chronic pain treatment success
    Easing chronic pain

    UTA researcher focuses international attention on how patients’ doubts about never getting better influences chronic pain treatment success.

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017

  • American Scientific Publishers give UTA physicist Wei Chen Best Paper Award
    Fighting cancer

    American Scientific Publishers give UTA physicist Wei Chen Best Paper Award.

    Friday, May 5, 2017

  • UTA team wins Brain Bowl neuroscience quiz show
    Winning team

    UTA team wins Brain Bowl neuroscience quiz show .

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

April 2017

  • UTA Libraries awarded grant to test maker literacies program
    Makerspaces

    UTA Libraries awarded grant to test maker literacies program.

    Friday, April 28, 2017

  • Two UTA students earn prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program funding to support doctoral studies
    NSF funds for graduate school

    Two UTA students earn prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program funding to support doctoral studies.

    Thursday, April 27, 2017

  • UTA history professor awarded Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers
    Fellowship Award

    UTA history professor awarded Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers.

    Wednesday, April 26, 2017

  • prestigious NSF grant to further research into ecological drivers of eye and brain size evolution in fish
    Student excellence

    prestigious NSF grant to further research into ecological drivers of eye and brain size evolution in fish.

    Tuesday, April 25, 2017

  • UTA, UT Southwestern researchers’ findings challenge current approach to rare pediatric neurological disorder
    New views on disease

    UTA, UT Southwestern researchers’ findings challenge current approach to rare pediatric neurological disorder.

    Monday, April 24, 2017

  • Rick Perry, U.S. Secretary of Energy, keynote speaker at UTA’s ‘Responsible Shale Energy Extraction’ Conference tomorrow as part of Earth Day Texas 2017
    Energy expertise

    Rick Perry, U.S. Secretary of Energy, keynote speaker at UTA’s ‘Responsible Shale Energy Extraction’ Conference tomorrow as part of Earth Day Texas 2017.

    Thursday, April 20, 2017

  • UTA Nursing Professor receives $308,000 NIH grant
    NIH grant awarded

    UTA Nursing Professor receives $308,000 NIH grant.

    Thursday, April 13, 2017

  • UTA History professor named fellow of National Humanities Center
    History Fellow

    UTA History professor named fellow of National Humanities Center.

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

  • UTA assistant professor awarded American Physical Society’s Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award in Experimental Particle Physics
    Leading in physics

    UTA assistant professor awarded American Physical Society’s Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award in Experimental Particle Physics.

    Monday, April 3, 2017

March 2017

  • UTA partners with five universities to develop software tool to help instructors provide students with personalized feedback to improve learning
    International collaborations

    UTA partners with five universities to develop software tool to help instructors provide students with personalized feedback to improve learning.

    Thursday, March 30, 2017

  • UTA biologist concludes that the body’s own immune system regulates bacterial communities in the intestine to promote health
    Developing new oral vaccines

    UTA biologist concludes that the body’s own immune system regulates bacterial communities in the intestine to promote health.

    Monday, March 27, 2017

  • UTA biologist quantifying coral species’ disease susceptibility by examining immune traits
    Saving coral reefs

    UTA biologist quantifying coral species’ disease susceptibility by examining immune traits .

    Friday, March 24, 2017

  • UTA graduate programs ranked among nation’s best
    Highly ranked

    UTA graduate programs ranked among nation’s best.

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017

  • Vickery Meadow requests strategic plan from UTA’s Institute of Urban Studies
    Redevelopment

    Vickery Meadow requests strategic plan from UTA’s Institute of Urban Studies.

    Wednesday, March 1, 2017

  • Student senior design project yields patent on smart bandage
    Undergraduate research

    Student senior design project yields patent on smart bandage.

    Wednesday, March 1, 2017

February 2017

  • Racial, ethnic, gender bias occurs in pathway from teacher to principal
    Pathway to principal

    Racial, ethnic, gender bias occurs in pathway from teacher to principal.

    Tuesday, February 28, 2017

  • More than 500 students will converge on UTA Feb. 19-20 for Fort Worth Regional Science and Engineering Fair
    Promoting scientific discovery

    More than 500 students will converge on UTA Feb. 19-20 for Fort Worth Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017

  • UTA researcher earns TxDOT contract to use geocells to improve pavement infrastructure
    Improving infrastructure

    UTA researcher earns TxDOT contract to use geocells to improve pavement infrastructure.

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017

  • UTA strengthens innovation pipeline, drives development of entrepreneurship ecosystem
    Innovation pipeline

    UTA strengthens innovation pipeline, drives development of entrepreneurship ecosystem.

    Monday, February 13, 2017

  • Study provides new insight into different forms of heart failure
    New tool for fighting heart disease

    Study provides new insight into different forms of heart failure .

    Tuesday, February 7, 2017

January 2017

  • UTA materials scientist invents breath monitor to detect flu
    Flu fighter

    UTA materials scientist invents breath monitor to detect flu.

    Tuesday, January 31, 2017

  • UTA’s Innovation Day 2017 to showcase student “Shark Tank”- style competition, student and faculty startup pitches
    Building the innovation ecosystem

    UTA’s Innovation Day 2017 to showcase student “Shark Tank”- style competition, student and faculty startup pitches.

    Tuesday, January 31, 2017

  • UTA launches new programs to promote undergraduate research, student success
    Helping students succeed

    UTA launches new programs to promote undergraduate research, student success.

    Monday, January 30, 2017

  • UTA electrical engineering professor earns society’s highest award
    Faculty honor

    UTA electrical engineering professor earns society’s highest award.

    Monday, January 23, 2017

  • National initiative focused on increasing the number of university faculty from under-represented minority groups launched at UTA
    Diversity in Higher Ed

    National initiative focused on increasing the number of university faculty from under-represented minority groups launched at UTA.

    Tuesday, January 17, 2017

  • UTA researcher shows computer users are overconfident when dealing with junk emails
    Phishing emails

    UTA researcher shows computer users are overconfident when dealing with junk emails.

    Tuesday, January 10, 2017

  • UTA strengthens commitment to Arlington ISD students in need of mental health services
    Partners in health

    UTA strengthens commitment to Arlington ISD students in need of mental health services.

    Friday, January 6, 2017

  • UTA marketing classes provide options for St. Alban’s growth
    Marketing effort

    UTA marketing classes provide options for St. Alban’s growth.

    Monday, January 2, 2017