Spotlight

January 5th, 2016

Media Artist Explores Digital Labor, Teaches Humanity

For media artist, author, and UT Dallas Associate Professor xtine Burrough, art-making is altruistic and multidimensional. Her eye for deconstructing and reconstructing media to generate new perceptions of form and function are blended with classroom experience and corporate knowledge as a former Web Designer. xtine’s conceptional, instructional, and technical skills from these experiences combine to a bring a greater meaning to her art, as well as fuel her desire to teach.

November 3rd, 2015

Student Researcher Advances Technology for National Security

Safeguarding U.S. entry points has become one of the nation’s primary concerns post-9/11. While border patrol and lawmakers work to improve national security through legislature, researchers collaborate with government agencies, such as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to advance technology that protects our borders from potential terrorist activity. Lindsey Smith, a fourth-year UT Dallas …read more

October 6th, 2015

Dr. Robert Gregg Brings Science Fiction to Life

As Director of the Locomotor Control Systems Laboratory, as well as the recipient of the Burrough Wellcome Fund and NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, Dr. Gregg’s team utilizes robot control theory to promote the study of human gait patterns not as functions of time, but as functions of a phase variable.

September 1st, 2015

Biomedical Engineering Student Focuses on Education, Empowerment

Anupam Kumar, winner of the Science Research Scholar Award from the American Museum of Natural History, is busy cultivating an impressive future, blending education and humanitarian efforts.  With a background that includes notable academic achievements, his philanthropic endeavors are the driving force behind his aspirations. Anupam’s interest in medical device development and big data led …read more