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January 30th, 2023

UTD Aims To Strengthen Semiconductor Tech, Trade with New Hubs

On January 20th 2023, UTD’s new research center, The Center for Harsh Environment Semiconductors and Systems (CHESS) reveals their demand for materials and devices that can sustain extreme mechanical conditions, used for military procedures and assist the  North Texas Semiconductor Institute (NTxSI) in accelerating semiconductor innovation. In addition to CHESS’s demand, the director of CHESS, …read more

January 25th, 2023

2022 Research Day Poster Competition

On October 14th 2022, the Office of Research celebrated the 2022 Research Day Poster Competition. UTD graduate students from a variety of disciplines were nominated by faculty and showcased their graduate poster for attendees to vote on. First place winner Nursadul Mamun, second place winner Yalini Wijesundara (not pictured) and third place winner Satwik Dutta, …read more

October 24th, 2022

The UT Dallas Spirit of Innovation

At the 2022 University of Texas at Dallas State of the University address on October 20th, President Richard C. Benson presented a video highlighting the UT Dallas Spirit of Innovation. Watch the video below:

July 15th, 2022

UTD Safety Team Members Receive Accolades

Two staff members of the UT Dallas Research, Campus, and Environmental Safety (UTD Safety) team have received accolades for outstanding efforts as Safety Culture Champions in Community Engagement. Ms. Renée Witherspoon, UTD’s Program Manager for Occupational Hygiene and Safety, facilitated a national peer task force to develop and deliver a “Safety Culture 101” learning module …read more

June 1st, 2022

Correcting Cancer Using Targeted Genetic Therapies

Dr. Heather Hayenga joins the Office of Research and Innovation to discuss the need for systemic therapy to treat hemangiopericytoma (HPC), a rare nonhereditary brain tumor caused by an environmental fusion of two genes. Fusion genes are created from the joining parts of two different genes. The proteins produced by these fused genes may lead …read more

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