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June 24th, 2020

The Institute for Urban Policy Research is Making Sense of Regional COVID-19 Data

Regional cooperation, planning, and action—especially in the areas of healthcare and crisis response—are fundamentalduring this current COVID pandemic. A poster was created about this topic. Many of our systems and processes have not yet moved to embrace a regional perspective. Public health data continues to be county-focused, leaving policymakers and residents hunting for an accurate …read more

May 28th, 2020

Award-Winning DALI System is Helping to Reduce Traffic Delays

Americans spend an average of 97 hours per year in gridlock traffic, causing environmental pollution and costing US households $1,348 and the US economy $87 billion annually. A poster was created about this topic. While building new roads and repairing damaged ones is a start, the future of transportation lies in the implementation of Intelligent …read more

May 19th, 2020

Wind Energy with Dr. Rotea

Dr. Mario Rotea is the Erik Jonsson Chair and Professor and Department Head of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Rotea also serves as Director of UT Dallas’ WindSTAR Center. His research involves optimization and control of wind energy systems. Dr. Rotea took a beat to discuss why his research matters …read more

May 4th, 2020

Spring 2020 Seed Grant Winners

The Office of Research’s seed grant initiatives provide funding for faculty across various disciplines. The University’s award from the State of Texas National Research University Fund (NRUF) has helped us afford these internal funding opportunities. Congratulations to this year’s recipients: Seed Program for Interdisciplinary Research (SPIRe) The Marriage of Two-Dimensional Materials and Topological Insulators $100,000 …read more

March 30th, 2020

Cannabis and the Brain with Dr. Francesca Filbey

Dr. Francesca Filbey is the Bert Moore Endowed Chair and Professor at the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently funded Dr. Filbey’s research at the Center for BrainHealth, part of The University of Texas at Dallas $2.5 million to examine cannabis …read more

February 11th, 2020

Impure Milk Means Health Risks for Populations Across the Globe

Research at the University of Texas at Dallas offers practical recommendations to solve the milk-quality problem. A poster was created about this topic. Milk is a vital nutritional staple, especially in the developing third world. Economically motivated adulteration of milk is a serious and common problem widely reported in many countries such as Brazil, China, …read more

February 5th, 2020

UT Dallas Aims To Teach Younger Students, Too

The University of Texas at Dallas, known for its programs for undergraduate and graduate college students, also aims to impact grade school students in the areas of science, technology, engineering art, and, mathematics (STEAM). The Science and Engineering Education Center (SEEC) works with community partners and corporations to provide accessible learning opportunities meant to expand …read more

December 17th, 2019

2019 BEST Robotics Competition

Bringing science, technology, engineering, and math to middle and high school students is an overarching goal for BEST and a unique outreach opportunity for The University of Texas at Dallas.