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The first-ever AI 75 — the most innovative people in artificial intelligence in Dallas-Fort Worth — is revealed on May 2 at Convergence AI.

Presenting the First-Ever AI 75: Meet the Most Innovative Leaders in Artificial Intelligence in Dallas-Fort Worth

by | May 2, 2024
Dallas Innovates, the Dallas Regional Chamber, and Dallas AI have teamed up to launch the inaugural AI 75 list. The 2024 program honors the most significant people in AI in DFW in seven categories—the visionaries, creators, and influencers you need to know.
UTA Research Team Looks at Genetics of How Rattlesnakes Regulate Venom
by | Feb 28, 2024
In an effort to expand the research beyond snakes, UTA Biology Professor Todd Castoe and his colleagues received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation that will support new statistical approaches to generate, test, and refine hypotheses for how gene regulatory networks function.
UTA Study Shows Machine Learning Technique Is 30% Better at Predicting Cancer Cure Rates
by | Dec 6, 2023
UT Arlington principal investigator Dr. Suvra Pal said that previous studies modeling the probability of a cancer cure—also called the cure rate—"used a generalized linear model." The new statistical modeling method published by Pal and his student is said to be 30% more effective in predicting who will be cured of cancer and who will need further treatment.
Arlington Gets $780K Grant To Research Drone & Robot Delivery From Food Banks
by | Dec 1, 2023
With the help of the U.S. Department of Energy grant, the city of Arlington said it will conduct an innovative pilot program to test the efficiency and scalability of using autonomous, electric drone and robot delivery vehicles. The goal: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions while serving residents in need.

From Sand to Clay: Texas’ Soil Diversity Drives UTA Cost-Estimation Tool for TXDOT Road Work

by | Nov 7, 2023
How much will that highway project cost? Soil diversity, supply chain delays, climate differences, material and labor costs, and many other things can factor into the budget. A UT Arlington researcher aims to help solve the puzzle with a new price estimation and visualization tool.
UTSW, UTA Professors Get NIH Grant for Early Detection of Brain Swelling in Newborns
by | Oct 31, 2023
The scientists' joint research could help lead to early detection of babies at risk of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, which occurs when oxygen or blood flow to the brain is reduced or stopped at birth.
UTA Team Gets $2M To Develop 3D-Printed Coral Reefs To Replace Damaged Natural Ones
by | Oct 26, 2023
A civil engineering researcher at UT Arlington and her team are hoping to restore damaged or dying coral reefs—inspired by the remarkable durability of ancient Roman construction materials in seawater.
UT Arlington Names Executive Director at Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Development
by | Sep 15, 2023

Paul J. Corson has been selected as executive director of its Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Development at the University of Texas at Arlington.

The university said Corson will work to develop relationships with investors and form industry partnerships to help students and faculty further develop and commercialize research findings....


Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Funds First-of-Its-Kind Study to Understand Needs of Local Nonprofits

by | Mar 28, 2023
The 18-month comprehensive research study begins this month, and is led by the Arlington Tomorrow Fund with assistance from United Way of Tarrant County, the city of Arlington, and The University of Texas at Arlington.
UTA Assistant Vice Provost Tapped as American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow
by | Feb 15, 2023

Ann Cavallo, assistant vice provost and distinguished professor of science education at The University of Texas at Arlington, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science....

Quantum Leap: UT Arlington’s $800K Research Project Pushes Boundaries in Quantum Science and Engineering
by | Dec 22, 2022
The highly competitive grant shows NSF’s willingness to expand the study of quantum information technology to universities that are aspiring to become major players in the field, said UTA professor Michael Vasilyeve, who will lead the project.

One purpose of the NSF's expansion program is to ensure a steady supply of skilled workers for the quantum information technology industry, which is constantly in need of more talent than is available.
DI People: Globe Life, Keurig Dr Pepper, ORCA AG, and More Make Leadership Moves
by | Oct 28, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from National HME, Brinker International, Robin Autopilot, GlassView, TPG, Weitzman, and others.
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Discovery: NASA Selects UTA Team to Examine ‘Space Weather,’ UTD Research Focuses on Chronic Pain

by | Jan 24, 2020
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you'll also find out about a collaboration between the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Quest Diagnostics to address preventable diseases.
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Discovery: UTD Scientists Focus on How Eyes Heal, UNT Prof Researches ‘Energy Molecules’
by | Jan 10, 2020
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you'll also find out about a major honor given to an electrical engineering professor at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Discovery: UTA Tracks Property Values Near Transit-Oriented Developments, Grant Backs UTD Floating Turbine Design
by | Dec 20, 2019
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you'll also find out about a conference on innovation that's coming to Dallas in January.
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Discovery: UTD Research Finds a Cool Twist; UNT Prof Works to Improve Knee Surgery Outcomes
by | Oct 11, 2019
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you’ll also find news on how a consortium led by UT Arlington is developing ways to reduce unsafe uses of medications.