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Taylor Smithwatch video

From ad to grad

Seventeen years ago, Taylor Smith posed for an ad for UTA’s School of Nursing. On December 15, she’ll graduate from that very same school.

Mayank Jainwatch video

Learning from his mentor

Mayank Jain came to UTA to study under Ramez Elmasri, a computer science and engineering professor whose work he had long admired. Now Jain is graduating with a master's degree in computer science and two tech startups under his belt.

Phyllis McGeathwatch video

Mom finishes degree in son’s honor

After Phyllis McGeath's oldest son was killed while serving as a U.S. Marine in Afghanistan, she was determined to finish her degree because he never had the chance to finish his.

Qilian Liang, a professor of Electrical Engineering

UTA professor named IEEE Fellow

Qilian Liang, professor of Electrical Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He was specifically cited for his contributions to interval type-2 fuzzy logic systems.

Rendering of Proposed Bullet Train Passenger Stations

Student wins statewide competition for bullet train station design

A UTA graduate student in architecture has won a statewide competition for design of a Dallas high-speed rail station. Her winning design is an elevated station that traverses Dallas’ highways with parking, retail shops, and restaurants underneath.

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UTA researchers work to save endangered languages

As Native American languages are spoken less every year, UTA researchers are working on campus and in the community to preserve them.

Bongani Mlambo

See the cinematography of a UTA alumnus

Bongani Mlambo, a 2010 film/video graduate, is a rising cinematographer with two feature films under his belt.

Researchers studying the ideal physical and mental states

UTA researchers take a closer look at self-regulation

The innovative study pinpoints the ideal physical and mental states to help children and adults focus their attention and exercise self-control.

Fillia Makedon, UTA professor of Computer Science

New research helps children with learning disabilities

Led by Professor Filia Makedon, UTA researchers are using artificial intelligence to help experts assess learning difficulties and boost cognitive connections for children at a very early age.

Sampath Reddy Vengatewatch video

Engineering alum designs, builds, and tests new UAV

Sampath Reddy Vengate (’16 MS, Aerospace Engineering) became the first person to successfully flight test an unmanned aerial vehicle that uses moving weights in its wings.