Q&A with a Materials Science Startup

March 28, 2016
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Upon earning their Ph.D.’s in Materials Science and Engineering from UT Dallas, David Arreaga and Adrian Avendano seized the opportunity to enter the rapidly growing flexible electronics industry they had come to know having worked at the university’s Advanced Polymer Research Lab. In 2014, they established their startup company, Ares… read more


Logo Design Challenge Winner Announced

March 24, 2016
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The Office of Research Development (ORD) has chosen its winner for their Logo Design Challenge. Kwan “Danny” Woo Park, who is working toward his masters degree in Biomedical Engineering, submitted the winning design earning himself a $150 Visa Gift Card. Danny’s simplistic and fun design will make its debut in the Fall as part… read more



Trust, but Verify: Effort Certification

March 15, 2016
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As anyone with a grant will tell you (whether you ask or not), there are a lot of reporting requirements, and it makes sense why. Someone has given you money and probably never sees you, so keeping up on how you are spending that money requires trust as well as some verification. One of those… read more


Limited Submissions Due in March and April

March 7, 2016
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Below are some of the limited submissions with internal deadlines in March and April. To be considered for these opportunities, please send a letter of intent (LOI) to Beth Keithly by the Internal deadline. The LOI for any internal limited submission needs to be a one page document (it may be a bit longer or shorter,… read more


Spin It

March 1, 2016
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Recently, I got to speak at my son’s elementary school’s Career Day. I did it the year before and had a great time, so I signed up again. The format is pretty consistent. I got a few minutes per class to tell them about my career path, focusing heavily on my education, and then what… read more