Haleh Hadavand, UTA assistant professor of physics, is supervising a part of the upgrade to the ATLAS experiment, the largest general-purpose particle physics project at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.
The UTA College of Science will offer a minor program in Data Science starting in Fall 2020. The program is primarily intended for science or STEM majors, but students in other disciplines can also benefit from this new minor.
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.
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.
Ph.D. student William Budnick, associate professor of biology Sophia Passy, and postdoctoral researcher Katrina Pound co-authored the paper with colleagues in Europe and Canada. Budnick served as lead author, despite dealing with a cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Kwangho Nam, assistant professor of chemistry & biochemistry, received one grant to increase knowledge of the mechanisms of complex enzymatic systems, and another grant to develop better computer simulation approaches for studying enzymatic reactions.