Posts Tagged ‘The University of Texas at Dallas’

TI Foundation Funds $2.1 Million for Nonprofit Fellows Program

Posted by Lance Murray

Seeking to help mold the nonprofit leaders of the future, Texas Instruments Foundation has established a fellowship program that is funded by $2.1 million in foundation grants.

The grants, which the Dallas-based semiconductor maker said honors its founders’ legacy of …

UTD Team Reconstructs Apollo Mission Recordings

Posted by Lance Murray

Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have taken a giant step in making audio recordings of the U.S. Apollo lunar missions available for all mankind in a five-year project that overcame many technical challenges.

In 2012, researchers at …

Discovery: Disrupting Breast Cancer, Mapping Human Cells & Long-lasting Bioimplants

Posted by Lance Murray

MOLECULE HELPS DISRUPT THE GROWTH OF BREAST CANCER CELLS

A professor at the University of Texas at Dallas has designed a molecule that could benefit breast cancer patients for whom current treatments aren’t working anymore.

Jung-Mo Ahn, associate professor of …

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.

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Discovery: Facial Recognition, Big Leaves, Journalism & Tech

Posted by Lance Murray

UTA SCIENTIST HELPS BUSINESS IMPROVE FACIAL RECOGNITION TECH

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 …