Posts Tagged ‘The University of Texas at Dallas’

Medical VR Startup Takes First at UTD Big Idea Competition

Posted by Heather Noel

From giving attraction maps the augmented reality treatment via a mobile app to an unmanned aerial system capable of monitoring air quality, University of Texas at Dallas students offered a variety in Thursday’s Big Idea Competition final.

But, it was …

Guy Kawasaki’s 10 Tips on ‘The Art of Innovation’

Posted by Heather Noel

Guy Kawasaki, a former Apple executive and current chief evangelist at the free graphic-design tool website Canva, gave a keynote speech about the art of innovation and also served on the judging panel of the 2017 Big Idea Competition at

UTD Research Could Aid Radioactive Materials Storage

Posted by Lance Murray

Research being done at the University of Texas at Dallas could help enhance recycling efforts and lead to the safe storage of radioactive materials.

Dr. Kui Tan, a UT Dallas research scientist. [Photo: UT Dallas]

UTD scientists are investigating the

UTD Grads Design Award-Winning Video Game

Posted by Lance Murray

A pair of University of Texas at Dallas alumni who share a love of video game design have received an Indie Game Developer of the Year award for the science-fiction based game Solar Purge.

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Josh Carter and Daedra Christopher designed

Discovery: Aircraft Composites, BRIT & TCU, Retail Discounts, Math Assessment

Posted by Lance Murray

$600K Boeing Grant Backs Aircraft Composite Research

Boeing Co. has given the University of Texas at Arlington a $600,000 grant to test composite components with the goal of creating longer-lasting aircraft and to help identify components that could fail.



Discovery: Facial Recognition, Big Leaves, Journalism & Tech

Posted by Lance Murray


Facial recognition is becoming omnipresent in our society, particularly in security and law enforcement, and the tech sector is looking for more ways to capitalize on and improve the technology.

Vassilis Athitsos,

DFW Alzheimer’s Researchers Examine Ethnicity, Financial Calculations

Posted by Lance Murray

Alzheimer’s disease is a vital area of investigation for health researchers across the nation, and two North Texas institutions are in the thick of probing the disease’s devastating effects.

Researchers at the University of North Texas Health Science Center have …

DFW Research Roundup: Alleviating Pain, Plants & Snakes, $300K Grant for Protein Studies

Posted by Lance Murray


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Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have found a pain-signaling pathway that they believe could lead to a reduced need for opioid drugs to relieve chronic pain.

The team’s findings on …

DFW Research Roundup: Cannabis, Earth-like Planets, and Stem Cells

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchUTA ASTROPHYSICISTS ID POSSIBLE EARTH-LIKE PLANET


Suman Satyal [Photo Courtesy the UT Arlington]

There may be no place like home, but astrophysicists at the University of Texas at Arlington have predicted that an Earth-like plant may be spinning around in

Cosmunity Adds Orlando Jones to Leadership Team

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Hollywood’s “King of Fandom” will be joining former University of Texas at Dallas students’ startup to spread awareness of its ultimate geek-out platform.

[Image: Cosmunity]

Cosmunity announced recently that Orlando Jones, a respected figure in the fandom world, will help …