The College’s annual celebration of science moved to an all-online format for this year and featured a stellar lineup of guest speakers – including a Nobel laureate in physics – as well as a variety of other virtual events. The week culminated with the awarding of prizes in the Discover symposium, which celebrated students’ excellence in research.
Lindsay Davis will become the first African-American to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry from UTA in August. She credits the support of strong role models with helping her to succeed, and her determination to be a supportive mentor to others is already paying great dividends.
Varghese Chirayath, left, and Alex Fairchild co-authored recent publications, along with colleagues in the UTA Positron Lab, which describe the quantum mechanical process, which could have a positive impact on photodynamic cancer therapies.
Kayla Robb, a junior in mathematics, was selected to participate in the National Security Administration Director’s Summer Program, which brings together top undergraduate math students from around the country to collaborate on mathematical problems which are mission-critical to the agency.
Christine Abasi, a junior double major in psychology and speech communications, and Richard Schargel, a senior double major in biology and microbiology, were among 56 students statewide to present their research in the prestigious program, which encourages undergraduate students’ involvement in research.
In the UTA College of Science, you’ll innovate, discover, and learn from award-winning faculty and you’ll do so in world-class facilities, in a diverse and welcoming environment at a dynamic university. Learn more about becoming a Maverick Scientist today!