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Hadavand leading portion of upgrade to particle collider experiment
An assistant professor of physics at The University of Texas at Arlington is supervising part of an upgrade to the ATLAS experiment, the largest general-purpose particle physics project at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Switzerland.
College to offer option of a minor in Data Science starting in Fall 2020
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.
Hunt discusses North Texas pollen season and how it is affected by climate change
Andrew Hunt, a University of Texas at Arlington associate professor and associate chair of the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department, says his current research interest is determining the relationship between asthma/allergies and environmental exposures.
Physics student earns award for his high energy astrophysics research at state conference
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.
NASA selects team of UTA physics researchers for $1.3 million heliophysics project
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.
UTA biology researchers publish study on how land use affects biodiversity of stream organisms
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.
Nam using National Institutes of Health awards to study enzymes and enzymatic reactions
Kwangho Nam, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at The University of Texas at Arlington, has received two grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for projects which examine enzymes and enzymatic reactions.
Armstrong honored with LC GC Lifetime Achievement in Chromatography Award
Daniel Armstrong, Robert A. Welch Distinguished Professor at UTA, is receiving the 2020 Lifetime Achievement in Chromatography Award by LC GC, the largest multimedia platform of peer-reviewed technical information in the field of chromatography and the separation sciences.
UTA honors longtime biology faculty member Campbell with professor emeritus status
Jonathan Campbell, who in his 37-year career at The University of Texas at Arlington became one of the world’s preeminent herpetologists and the leading expert on Central and South American herpetology, was honored for his contributions with professor emeritus status during a University ceremony in October.
Biology undergraduate students publish research in peer-reviewed journal
Dustin Luu and Hillary Vo, seniors working in the lab of Sen Xu, assistant professor of biology, co-authored the article, titled “An efficient method for hatching diapausing embryos of Daphnia pulex species complex (Crustacea, Anomopoda).” It was published in the November edition of the Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological and Integrative Physiology.