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2020 Physics News

PHYSICS PROFESSOR RECOGNIZED FOR PIONEERING RESEARCH
PHYSICS PROFESSOR RECOGNIZED FOR PIONEERING RESEARCH

Wei Chen, professor of physics, was selected as a fellow of the International Association of Advanced Materials in recognition of his original and significant research in the fields of materials science, engineering, and technology

Asaadi’s high energy physics research receives DOE support
Asaadi’s high energy physics research receives DOE support

UTA physicist receives prestigious Department of Energy Early Career Research Award

UTA physicists find debris from supernova remnant has hardly slowed four centuries later
UTA physicists find debris from supernova remnant has hardly slowed four centuries later

An international team of astronomers led by The University of Texas at Arlington has recorded debris being ejected from the site of an exploded star at speeds exceeding 20 million miles per hour — more than 25,000 times the speed of sound in Earth’s atmosphere.

Chen among four UTA faculty named to National Academy of Inventors 2020 Class of Senior Member
Chen among four UTA faculty named to National Academy of Inventors 2020 Class of Senior Member

Wei Chen, professor of physics, is one of four faculty members from The University of Texas at Arlington to be included in the National Academy of Inventors 2020 class of Senior Members.

Hadavand leading portion of upgrade to particle collider experiment
Hadavand leading portion of upgrade to particle collider experiment

An assistant professor of physics at The University of Texas at Arlington is supervising part of an upgrade to the ATLAS experiment, the largest general-purpose particle physics project at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Switzerland.

Physics student earns award for his high energy astrophysics research at state conference
Physics student earns award for his high energy astrophysics research at state conference

Joshua Osborne, who is now working on his Ph.D. in physics at UTA, won the Outstanding Undergraduate Student Poster Presentation Award at the 2019 Texas Section meeting of the American Physical Society.

NASA selects team of UTA physics researchers for $1.3 million heliophysics project
NASA selects team of UTA physics researchers for $1.3 million heliophysics project

Dan Welling, Yue Deng, and Ramon Lopez, from left, will investigate how differences in Earth’s northern and southern hemispheres affect the planet’s response to space weather.