Posts Tagged ‘The University of Texas at Arlington’

R&D: UNTHSC Brings New Hope in Treating Eye Disease, UTA Engineers Stronger Walls with Recycled Plastic

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we pore through press releases and websites doing a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you …

R&D: $1M to Ward Off ‘Malicious Insiders,’ UTA & Naval Surface Warfare Center Reach Pact

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we pore through press releases and websites doing a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you …

R&D: SMU Gets $5M From Templetons for Engineering Research, UTA Patents ‘Smart Cushion’

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we pore through press releases and websites doing a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you …

TechFW Names Blackburn as its New Executive Director

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Fort Worth-based tech incubator TechFW announced it promoted Hayden Blackburn to executive director, effective Sept. 15. Blackburn will take over for Darlene Boudreaux, who had served as executive director since August 2006, and who will remain with the program as

R&D: Seed’s Oil Could be Top-Notch Lubricant, Repairing Damaged Hearts With Hydrogel

Posted by Lance Murray

SCIENTISTS EXAMINE POTENTIAL OF SEED-BASED OIL

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchThe oil found in the seeds of a plant common in Asia could have potentital as a lubricating oil, and two researchers at the University of North Texas are investigating its potential.

The scientist, …

R&D: New Center Fills Gaps in DFW Severe Weather Forecasts; Helping the Body Battle ‘Superbugs’

Posted by Lance Murray

CASA’S RADAR BEAMS PROVIDE DATA ON TORNADOES, STORMS 

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA new “Living Lab for Severe Weather Warning Systems in North Central Texas,” has been created by the partnership announced this week by the weather network and analytics company Understory and the

R&D: Researchers Make Legal Meth to Test Drug Breathalyzer; UTA Prof Advises Feds on Pain Prevention

Posted by Lance Murray

UNT RESEARCHERS LEGALLY MAKE METH, OTHER DRUGS TO TEST NEW DEVICE

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchYou might call this research “Breaking Good.”

According to a report by Dallas Morning News writer Stacy Fernandez, a University of North Texas professor and his graduate students have …

Discovery: Study Examines Blood Test for Alzheimer’s; AgriLife Probes Plant Disease Resistance

Posted by Lance Murray

UNTHSC BEGINS STUDY OF BLOOD TEST FOR ALZHEIMER’S

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA three-year study at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth will examine the viability of a simple blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease.

It’s the first study …

Discovery: UTSW Realizes Brain Receptor Structure, UTA’s Patented New Tech Aids Disabled

Posted by Lance Murray

$22.5M FACILITY AT UTSW HELPS CAPTURE STRUCTURE OF BRAIN RECEPTOR

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchResearchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have figured out the structure of a major brain receptor they said is a treatment target for people with epilepsy and anxiety.

In the …

Discovery: UTA Aids in International Physics Experiment; Tech Mahindra, UT Dallas Collaborate on R&D Center

Posted by Lance Murray

UTA TEAM HELPS BUILD PROTOTYPES FOR INTERNATIONAL PHYSICS EXPERIMENT

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA team of researchers from The University of Texas at Arlington has played an important part in an international physics experiment. 

The researchers helped build prototypes for an aluminum electric field …

Discovery: $2M State Grant Helps UTA Recruit Renowned Prof, Tiny Fish Aid Childhood Cancer Research

Posted by Lance Murray

GOVERNOR’S GRANT HELPS HIRE EXPERT ON MATERIALS, MANUFACTURING

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchRobert Schafrik has joined the faculty at the University of Texas at Arlington.

The recruitment of the internationally renowned expert in materials and manufacturing received support from Gov. Greg Abbott’s Governor’s University …

UTA Teams With Foxconn to Help Reduce iPhone Fraudulent Claims

Posted by Jeremy Agor

A partnership between a University of Texas at Arlington industrial engineering team and Foxconn, a global electronics manufacturer giant and primary supplier for iPhones, will reduce fraudulent replacement claims for iPhone repairs at its Fort Worth facility.

The team also …

Discovery: Boeing Grant Backs Tech+Human Teamwork, UNT Works on HDL Drug Delivery

Posted by Lance Murray

BOEING GRANT TO UTA SEEKS TO ENHANCE COLLABORATION ROLE OF NEW TECH 

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchBoeing Co. has given researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington a grant to help the company better understand future learning environments in which such technologies as

Discovery: How Genes Might Repair a Damaged Heart & Can Compounds Keep Tired Pilots Alert?

Posted by Lance Murray

COMPOUNDS MAY AID TIRED MILITARY PILOTS, VETERANS WITH GULF WAR ILLNESS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA researcher at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth is studying compounds that could keep sleep-deprived pilots alert while on long missions, or even

Discovery: UTD Study Probes Socioeconomic Impact on Brain, UTA Patents ‘Cancer Trap’

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchGrowing up in an environment without adequate education, nutrition, and access to health care can adversely affect a developing child’s brain structure and function, researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have found.

A new study led by researchers …

Mind Matters

Posted by Melinda Mahaffey Icden

Shining lasers on patients’ foreheads to map brain networks. Measuring the impact of collapsing micro bubbles in the brain. Tracking the effects of blast shockwaves on the blood-brain barrier. These are just a few of the ways UTA researchers are

UTA Developing Assistive Technologies Program With $381K Grant

Posted by Lance Murray

The University of Texas at Arlington is working to create a campuswide assistive technology program that could help reduce barriers faced by people with disabilities.

The program got a boost recently with a $381,778 Research Experiences for Undergraduates grant from …

Discovery: Solving Century-old Mystery Helps Scientist Win Prize, Grant Targets Measuring UAV Group Performance

Posted by Lance Murray

UTSW RESEARCHER’S WORK SOLVES CENTURY-OLD MEDICAL MYSTERY

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchDr. Zhijian “James” Chen has been awarded the 2018 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences for his discovery of an enzyme, which has significant impact on our body’s immune defense system.

The UT Southwestern …

Discovery: Scientist Creating 3D Motion Microscope to Examine Heart, New Surface Redirects Water Faster Than Living Organisms

Posted by Lance Murray

UTA SCIENTIST GETS GRANT TO CREATE 3D MOTION MICROSCOPE TO EXAMINE HEART DEVELOPMENT

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA University of Texas at Arlington researcher is creating a 3D motion microscope to examine how blood flow and cardiac muscle contraction affects gene development which leads

UTA Names Adrian Parr to Lead College of Architecture, Planning & Public Affairs

Posted by Lance Murray

The appointment of Adrian Parr as the new dean of the College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Arlington has an added benefit for the school — her husband, architect Michael Zaretsky, will join