Posts Tagged ‘engineering’

East Coast Engineering Firm Opens Office in Plano

Posted by Taylor Lowder

Civil engineering and technology firm Timmons Group is opening its first Texas office in Plano. 

The Virginia-based company recently signed an agreement to operate in Legacy Town Center III on Tennyson Parkway. The sublease was negotiated by JLL.

“Establishing a

Dallas Engineering Group Seeking Area’s ‘Hidden Figures’ in STEM

Posted by Heather Noel

The Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the National Society Black Engineers is once again recognizing “Hidden Figures” in the area’s science, technology, engineering, and math fields.

The engineering professionals group launched the awards last year to shine a light on Dallas …

SMU, UTA Profs Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Posted by Lance Murray

Two North Texas university professors have been named as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, the highest professional honor given to academic inventors.

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Bruce Gnade of Southern Methodist University. [Photo courtesy of SMU]

Bruce Gnade, executive director of …

Plano Game Developer Calls Upon STEM ‘Superheroes’ in New Card Game

Posted by Heather Noel

A Plano game developer is hoping its new card game will offer a fun way for young learners to get engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math and show that not all superheroes wear capes. 

From physicist and mathematician Isaac …

Junior League of Dallas Announces Recipients of ‘Innovative Teaching’ Grants

Posted by Jewels Clark

Junior League of Dallas is helping educators bring fun and educational projects to life through its signature grant program.

JLD recently awarded grants totaling $123,307 to 69 Dallas ISD educators through its Grants For Innovative Teaching program.

The grants go …

Startup Catches Eye of Billionaire Mark Cuban by Email Pitch

Posted by Jewels Clark

Factmata managed to land an investment from Dallas billionaire Mark Cuban by means of sending an email pitch.

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Photo: Milkos via istock

The British anti-fake-news startup focused on eliminating misinformation problems that exist on the web through artificial intelligence, has …

TI Giving $6.2M for STEM Education, With Majority Focused on Teacher Effectiveness

Posted by Heather Noel

Texas Instruments and its corporate foundation plan to give out $6.2 million in grants this year for science, technology, engineering and math education in grades K-12.

Out of the grant total, 85 percent, or $5.3 million, will fund teacher recruitment,

Nonprofit is Helping North Texas Kids ‘Dream Outside the Box’

Posted by Chloe Bennett

After coming to a harsh realization as a college student, Alvarado native Kam Phillips knew she wanted to change the lives of young children.

While at the University of Missouri, Phillips volunteered at her local Boys and Girls Club, KERA

UTD Travels to China to Show Off NTX Entrepreneurial Activities

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorIn a whirlwind five-day trip, Bryan Chambers, director of Blackstone LaunchPad at The University of Texas at Dallas, visited four Chinese cities, extolling the virtues of the startup community in North Texas and the opportunities for innovation and investment in

Dallas Startup Recognized for
‘Breakthrough’ Medical Tech

Posted by Mallory Houser

TissueGen Inc., recently received global recognition for its patented biodegradable polymer-based fiber that has the potential to provide new patient-care opportunities. 

The Dallas biotech startup’s ELUTE fiber won the “Medical Device Engineering Breakthrough” award from MedTech Breakthrough, an organization …