Posts Tagged ‘UT Dallas’

UTD Researchers Find Innovation Can Drive Sales

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

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What kind of customers do you have? More and more, customers are strategic shoppers, Metin Cakanyildirim, PhD, professor of operations management at The University of Texas at Dallas has found. Strategic customers may delay their purchase of an old version …

Local Startup Evangelist Named Addison TreeHouse Director

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center has named North Texas startup evangelist Nancy Hong as the new director of the Addison TreeHouse.

The hire comes just a month after The DEC named Alyce Alston as its new CEO, replacing co-founder Trey …

Online Marketplace for Debt Collection Wins Seed Funding

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorAt any time, about $825 billion is due to small businesses across the United States. That’s equivalent to about 5 percent of the nation’s GDP.

Collbox cofounders Cameron Desautels and Matthew Darner say it’s really worse than it looks. Of …

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 …

Drone Kits Make STEM Lessons Fun & Get Students Learning

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorEveryone seems to have a different solution for invigorating STEM education for K-12 students. OnPoynt Aerial Solutions’ founders didn’t wait around for studies, however. The husband and wife team put together hands-on kits that allow students to open a box,

Narrowing the Gender Gap: North Texas Groups Empowering Girls in STEM

Posted by Isabella Couture

The popular phrase “breaking the glass ceiling” has brought awareness to the issue of gender inequality in the workplace, primarily with regard to upper mobility and pay. But, with stereotypes firmly in place, gender inequality also exists in terms of

Discovery: Your Opinion of Your Memory Could Help You, Wearable Fitness Trackers May Aid Cancer Assessments

Posted by Lance Murray

AlZHEIMER’S: SELF-EVALUATION OF YOUR MEMORY MAY BE PREDICTIVE

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchHow good is your memory? What you think may be important.

Researchers at the Center for Vital Longevity at the University of Texas at Dallas have determined that subjective complaints about poor …

Nature Nate’s Honey to Support University Bee Research

Posted by Katie Kelton

Nature Nate’s Honey Co. is dedicated to saving the dying honey bee population. 

“We’re committed to serving the entire honey ecosystem, from beekeepers to global communities, beginning with the bees.”

Nathan Sheets

In order to cultivate research and education on …

Q+A: Walmart Technology’s Carlos Riojas Talks Big Data, AI & Improving Operations

Posted by Dave Moore

Walmart is counting on a team of engineers in Plano to help associates at the world’s largest retailer operate its more than 5,000 stores more efficiently.

Carlos Riojas is a Waco native and Baylor University grad who runs the Walmart …

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 …