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April 25th, 2022

We Are Using Soundwaves to Sensitize Tumors

Neuroblastoma is the most common extracranial solid tumor found in children. If you’re not familiar with this form of cancer, the term neuro refers to nerves, and blastoma is cancer that starts in immature or developing cells. High-risk neuroblastoma is particularly deadly, with cure rates of only 50%. Hearing that their child has neuroblastoma could be a frightening and …read more

April 11th, 2022

Workshop on Sustainability in Research

Below are the participants in the Workshop on Sustainability in Research, held on April 26, 2022. David Hyndman Dean, School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics hyndman@utdallas.edu

February 24th, 2022

Addressing Air Pollution

Clean air is fundamental to our health. Air pollution has a similar burden of disease to unhealthy diets and smoking, according to the World Health Organization. It is associated with non-communicable diseases such as ischemic heart disease, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and asthma, even with a variety of cognitive impacts, as well as the …read more

February 22nd, 2022

East Region Hazmat Training

Two men in hazmat suits

UT Dallas Research, Campus, and Environmental Safety (RCES) in partnership led by Chief Gene Senter, Assistant Chief of Operations Richardson Fire Department (RFD), recently facilitated a three-day (January 10th, 12th, and 14th) training exercise for East Region Hazardous Materials (HazMat) responders, which included teams from Richardson, Grand Prairie, Frisco, Plano, Irving, and Wiley. This multi-jurisdictional, …read more

January 19th, 2022

UTD Partners with Texas Stream Team


Recently, UTD partnered with the Texas Stream Team (TST) to promote environmental stewardship. TST is a statewide initiative and a volunteer-based water quality monitoring program that is administered through partnership between The Meadows Center at Texas State University, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Trained volunteers collect …read more

January 13th, 2022

Dr. Candice Mills and The Santa Project

Dr. Candice Mills

Dr. Candice Mills, Associate Professor of Psychology in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, conducts research examining how children learn from others. Dr. Mills aims to characterize these developmental changes in children to advance ideas on how to best encourage thinking and learning abilities. A new line of work in her lab examines how …read more

November 5th, 2021

3rd Annual New Faculty Research Symposium

Letter board that reads "Welcome New Faculty"

On November 4, 2021, the Office of Research and Innovation hosted the 3rd annual New Faculty Research Symposium. This events provides an opportunity for new faculty members to showcase their research in a “three-minute thesis” style forum, while established faculty consider possible intersections of research interests for collaboration. 

November 3rd, 2021

New Faculty Research Symposium 2021

Woman standing at podium

Below are the participants in the 2021 New Faculty Research Symposium: Waseem Abbas ECS, Systems Engineering I work in the areas of networked control systems, cyber-physical systems, resilience and robustness in networked systems, distributed optimization, graph machine learning, and graph-theoretic methods for multiagent systems.  Shuang Chi ECS, Mechanical Engineering My research focuses on both the …read more