UTA In The News — Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Wednesday, Nov 17, 2021 • Media Contact :

Post-pandemic consumerism

Fernando Jaramillo, UTA professor of marketing and associate dean for students and programs in the College of Business, spoke to KXTX Telemundo about consumerism trends post-pandemic.

UTA celebrates Texas Tier One designation

Earlier this year, UTA became the first university in more than three years to achieve Texas Tier One designation, which provides access to the National Research University Fund, the city of Arlington reported. The achievement brought hundreds of Mavericks to Brazos Park, in the heart of campus, to celebrate with food, music and giveaways.

Wearable device for blood measurements

UTA bioengineers and scientists, in collaboration with Austin’s Shani Biotechnologies LLC, have developed a new noninvasive technology that may help real-time monitoring of key blood parameters, such as hemoglobin, especially in Black patients, Health & Medicine Daily reported. George Alexandrakis, associate professor of bioengineering, said the idea is to develop a wearable device that would read the blood through the skin.


Three UTA materials science and engineering doctoral students earned the Best Student Presenter Award at TECHCON 2021, the flagship technical conference of the Semiconductor Research Corporation, U.S. Fed News reported. The award is granted to the top 10 presenters out of 160 total. This is the second straight year all three of UTA’s presenters earned this prestigious award.