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Wahab named one of “Top 40 Under 40” analytical scientists in the world by prestigious magazine
Wahab named one of “Top 40 Under 40” analytical scientists in the world by prestigious magazine

M. Farooq Wahab, a UTA research engineering scientist, was named to the 2018 “Top 40 Under 40” Power List of young analytical scientists by the prestigious British magazine The Analytical Scientist in its October 2018 edition.

Dragan receives honorary professor award from Romanian university
Dragan receives honorary professor award from Romanian university

Irinel Dragan, UTA professor emeritus in mathematics, has received an honorary professor award from Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași in Iași, Romania, for his contributions to numerous fields of mathematics.

College of Science welcomes 15 new faculty and staff members for 2018-19
College of Science welcomes 15 new faculty and staff members for 2018-19

The College of Science is pleased to introduce 11 new members to its faculty ranks for the fall 2018 semester, as well as four new staff members.

COS faculty members receive promotions in rank, emeritus status
COS faculty members receive promotions in rank, emeritus status

The College of Science recently had seven faculty members promoted in rank, as well as one retired faculty member who was awarded professor emeritus status by UTA.

Astrophysicists discover ‘pseudo-shocks’ as new energy source for heating of Sun’s corona
Astrophysicists discover ‘pseudo-shocks’ as new energy source for heating of Sun’s corona

An international team of astrophysicists, including Zdzislaw Musielak, UTA professor of physics, has found the first verified presence of confined “pseudo-shocks” around a sunspot.

Armstrong wins Dow WesTEC Award for commitment to science, education and research
Armstrong wins Dow WesTEC Award for commitment to science, education and research

Daniel W. Armstrong, the Robert A. Welch Distinguished Professor in the UTA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has received an award for significant achievements in science and technology, and commitment to advance various aspects of science, education, and research.

UTA researchers find genomic evidence of rapid adaptation of invasive Burmese pythons in Florida
UTA researchers find genomic evidence of rapid adaptation of invasive Burmese pythons in Florida

Florida has become a haven for invasive species in the United States, but perhaps the most well-known of the state’s alien residents is the Burmese python. These giant snakes, native to Southeast Asia, have become well-established over the past few decades and even flourish in their new environment.

UTA, Texas A&M create Texas Genomics Core Alliance
UTA, Texas A&M create Texas Genomics Core Alliance

Texas A&M University and The University of Texas at Arlington have established The Texas Genomics Core Alliance to increase access to and decrease costs of cutting-edge, high-throughput genomics sequencing technologies.

UTA physicist awarded U.S., international patents on material that attacks multiple cancers
UTA physicist awarded U.S., international patents on material that attacks multiple cancers

The University of Texas at Arlington has been awarded U.S. and international patents on a nanoparticle material that can be activated by light, microwave, X-ray or ultrasound to kill multiple kinds of cancers.

COS faculty members receive promotions in rank, emeritus status
COS faculty members receive promotions in rank, emeritus status

The College of Science recently had seven faculty members promoted in rank, as well as one retired faculty member who was awarded professor emeritus status by UTA.