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UTA chemists publish studies of new fracking water treatment technology
UTA chemists publish studies of new fracking water treatment technology

Kevin Schug, UTA Shimadzu Distinguished Professor of Analytical Chemistry, is co-author of three new papers which suggest that forward osmosis treatment is a viable and feasible remediation process for reuse of fracking wastewater.

Doctoral student in math Zahid receives travel grants to attend seven conferences
Doctoral student in math Zahid receives travel grants to attend seven conferences

Since the end of the Spring 2019 semester, Zahid, a UTA doctoral student in mathematics, has attended six international conferences, where he presented his research. He will soon travel to another, his seventh in a three-month span.

UTA physics students earn first place, honorable mention for posters at national conference
UTA physics students earn first place, honorable mention for posters at national conference

Two physics students from The University of Texas at Arlington recently received awards for their outstanding research at a national conference on Earth’s upper atmosphere sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

Deng studying ways to improve predictions of how space weather affects satellites, radio waves
Deng studying ways to improve predictions of how space weather affects satellites, radio waves

Yue Deng, professor of physics, is using an $899K Department of Defense supplement grant for the new study, which is an offshoot of a $7.3 million project Deng is leading which includes UTA and six other universities.

Planetarium celebrates 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing
Planetarium celebrates 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing

The UTA Planetarium on July 20 hosted a daylong celebration to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Welling using NASA grant to study changes in Earth’s equatorial electrical field
Welling using NASA grant to study changes in Earth’s equatorial electrical field

A physicist from The University of Texas at Arlington is collaborating on a project designed to discover the reasons for changes in Earth’s equatorial electrical field during periods of increased solar storm activity.

Park praises contributions of Chandra on 20th anniversary of the X-ray telescope
Park praises contributions of Chandra on 20th anniversary of the X-ray telescope

The Chandra X-Ray Observatory in July recently marked 20 years of service as the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope and of helping astrophysicists better define the far reaches of space.

Lopez receives $611K National Science Foundation grant to study effects of extreme space weather
Lopez receives $611K National Science Foundation grant to study effects of extreme space weather

UTA professor of physics Ramon Lopez will use the NSF funds to find out how electrical current created during space weather episodes transfers and affects space and the Earth.

Macaluso, Ball among faculty receiving UTA 2019 interdisciplinary research grants
Macaluso, Ball among faculty receiving UTA 2019 interdisciplinary research grants

Robin Macaluso, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry; and Hunter Ball, assistant professor of psychology, are among faculty receiving The University of Texas at Arlington 2019 interdisciplinary research grants for projects focusing on key areas related to health, decision making, human interaction and advanced materials.

Walsh receives prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Walsh receives prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Matthew Walsh, associate professor of biology, is among the recipients of the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government to outstanding young scientists and engineers who “show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.”