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Robitaille wins gold medal at International Mathematical Olympiad
Luke Robitaille, a member of The University of Texas at Arlington’s Mid-Cities Math Circle, earned a gold medal and helped lead a team of United States students to a first-place tie with a team from China in the 60th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), held July 11-22 in Bath, England.
Boll receives $390,000 NIH grant to study multidrug resistance in bacterial pathogens
Joseph Boll, assistant professor of biology, and lab students, from left, Misha Kazi, Feroz Ahmed, and Katie Kang, will examine ways that bacteria become resistant to antibiotics in order to improve patient treatment strategies.
Rion wins prestigious award for biochemistry research at international conference
Halie Rion, who received her B.S. in Biological Chemistry from UTA in May, received the Wiley Poster Award at the 43rd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography in Fort Worth.
Chowdhury publishes study on proteins in cells that could help in treatment of disease
Saiful Chowdhury, associate professor of chemistry, and his lab group devised a novel proteomics method to study protein networks involved in the combined treatment of statins and pathogenic substances from bacteria.
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
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
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
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
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
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.