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UTA IMPACT

News from The University of Texas at Arlington

March 2014

Dr. Vistasp Karbhari, President of UT Arlington Signature of Vistasp M. Karbhari

Exploring New Frontiers

By encouraging an environment of relentless investigation, UT Arlington is making major breakthroughs that will drive the economy and offer hope for future generations. This issue of UTA Impact demonstrates the breadth and depth of our scholarly pursuits while highlighting our rising international influence. Stories about protecting the world's water supply and establishing innovative partnerships with prestigious Jordanian institutions illustrate the University's commitment to expanding access and excellence for education and research. As always, please feel free to contact me at vkarbhari@uta.edu.

UT Arlington, Jordan officials to formalize educational exchanges, research collaborations

UT Arlington, Jordan officials to formalize educational exchanges, research collaborations

The University of Texas at Arlington announces that it has signed initial agreements with four Jordanian institutions in a first step toward establishing student and scholarly exchanges and research collaborations with a key U.S. ally in the Middle East. more »

Energy Consumers

Alumnus brings power to the people

A recent computer science and engineering Ph.D. graduate is developing a sensor and monitoring system to put consumers in charge of their energy, gas, and water use. more »

American Chemical Society to honor UT Arlington chemist

American Chemical Society to honor UT Arlington chemist

University of Texas at Arlington professor Daniel W. Armstrong will receive his second national award from the American Chemical Society in March, honoring his landmark contributions to the field of analytical separations. more »

Water Worries

Researchers devise novel methods to extend the water supply

Water safety is a major concern in North Texas, where city officials and residents fret over the stability of the supply. UT Arlington is taking the lead in this important field. more »

Qiliang Liang

Professor builds a better radar system

An electrical engineering professor’s processing system could provide the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps with more efficient radar and surveillance systems. more »

illustration of nanoparticle drug delivery to the lungs

Research shows promise in regrowing lungs

A National Institutes of Health grant is helping bioengineers develop a nanoparticle drug-delivery system designed to spur lung growth and function after partial lung removal or destructive lung disease. more »