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The Office of Research and Innovation fosters the advancement of cutting-edge research discoveries and technology at the University of Texas at Dallas, an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas that has achieved Tier One national research status.

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thumbnail Researchers Explore Socioeconomic Status’s Link to Dementia
Dr. Gagan Wig, associate professor of psychology and director of the Wig Neuroimaging Lab at the Center for Vital Longevity, and his team are trying to determine why some people age relatively gracefully, while others experience rapid cognitive decline. Scientists from The University of Texas at Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences (BBS) have [...]


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thumbnail Big Idea Competition Showcases Burgeoning Startup Scene at UTD
UT Dallas computer science junior Shashank Vinay Kumar (second from right) won the student-track category in the 2021 Big Idea Competition for Bonsai, a ticket-resolution and lead-generation tool that uses machine learning. He is pictured with Dresden Goldberg (left), director of programs and operations at the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) at UT Dallas; [...]


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thumbnail Computer Scientist Gets Grant To Strengthen Software Protection
Like thieves looking for unlocked doors or windows, cybercriminals search for mistakes in software code that could allow them to break into computer networks to steal private data or launch attacks. Dr. Shiyi Wei, assistant professor of computer science at The University of Texas at Dallas Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, develops [...]


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