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The University of Texas at Arlington - 2016

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Research Description

Research Description By Graduate Engineering Department

Bioengineering

Biological signal processing; biosensors; neuroscience engineering; soft- and hard-tissue mechanics; tissue engineering; artificial- and hybrid-organ design; biomaterials; medical imaging with ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, electron and confocal microscopy, stem cell research, acousto-optical imaging, regenerative medical engineering.

Civil Engineering

Environmental engineering; construction; infrastructure; transportation planning; hazardous- and toxic-waste abatement; hydrology; structural analysis; structural dynamics; steel structures and marine riser mechanics; bridge design and rehabilitation; disaster mitigation; biological and chemical processes in water quality control; water reclamation and reuse; natural systems for wastewater treatment; structural analysis and design of reinforced concrete, steel, timber, and masonry systems; soil mechanics; soil stabilization; seismic retrofit; resilient systems; foundation engineering; sustainable waste management; traffic flow theory; traffic engineering; highway capacity analysis; transportation systems analysis; operations research; properties and behavior of structural concrete; experimental stress analysis.

Computer Science and Engineering

Computer system architecture and modeling, interconnection networks, simulation and performance evaluation, mobile computing, telecommunications, computer security, parallel processing, distributed systems, databases, big data analysis, cloud computing, knowledge-based systems, artificial intelligence, multi-agent systems, image processing, robotics, neural networks, machine learning, object-oriented systems, software engineering, software testing, object-oriented testing, software development methodologies, software and hardware systems specification, distributed multimedia and video processing, data mining, embedded systems, pervasive computing, image databases, bioinformatics, instrumentation and sensors, assistive technologies, human-center computing.

Electrical Engineering

Nanotechnology, quantum optics, electron-device modeling, power electronics, holography, integrated optics, quantum well devices, microwave and millimeter-wave integrated circuits, molecular beam epitaxy, electrooptics, power systems, industrial power electronics, renewable energy and vehicular technology, remote sensing and wave scattering, robotics, robust control, signal processing, flight simulation, utility deregulation issues, neural networks, computer vision, telecommunications, fiber optics, microwave communications, instrumentation, modeling and simulation, photovoltaics, nanoelectronics, MEMS, mixed signals.

Industrial, Manufacturing & Systems Engineering

Design for producibility and reliability, manufacturing systems, automation, CAD/CAM, robotics, engineering design and development process, ergonomics, computer-integrated enterprise, enterprise design and analysis, statistical process control, manufacturing error analysis, linear models, work sampling, discrete event computer simulation, economic decision making, production and inventory control, project control, manufacturing, logistics, enterprise engineering, operations research, statistics.

Materials Science and Engineering

Nanomaterials; nanoelectronics, single electron and carbon nanotube devices; semiconductor processing; optoelectronics; piezoelectric materials; solar cells; biomaterials and bio-sensors; thin films, coatings and surface engineering; tribology; corrosion, fatigue and fracture mechanics; mechanical and thermal properties of advanced composites; nanocomposites; structural materials; intermetallic systems; electrically conductive polymers

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Computational and experimental fluid dynamic, flight dynamics and controls, supersonic and hypersonic aerodynamics, pulse detonation engines, smart structures/materials. Dynamic systems and controls, design and manufacturing, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, sprays, and combustion, solid mechanics and structures, electronic packaging, biomedical applications of heat and mass transfer. Composites; Damage Tolerance, Fatigue and Fracture Analysis

Research Description By Engineering Research Center

Center for Renewable Energy, Science & Technology (CREST)

CREST serves as a center of excellence in energy research and development in Texas. The technologies and intellectual properties that will accrue from this major initiative address important national energy needs and will promote local and regional economic development by spawning spin-off companies and technology licensing. The center is served by the faculty from both College of Engineering and College of Science.

Medical Imaging & Device Innovation Center

The UT Arlington Medical Imaging and Device Innovation Center's state-of-the-art equipment provides serves as a catalyst to major collaborative projects involving UT System Universities in North Texas and the nation. The vision of this center is to create an engaging environment for UT Arlington faculty to develop novel imaging methods and devices enabling basic scientists and physicians at UT Southwestern to answer important scientific and translational questions that present technology cannot address. The Center is located in the Bill and Rita Clements Advanced Medical Imaging Building at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. The building features 18 specially-designed bays for clinical and research imaging devices. The largest of these houses one of the nation's first 7-Tesla magnetic resonance imaging devices for human studies.

Security Advances via Applied Nanotechnology (SAVANT)

The Security Advances via Applied Nanotechnology Center at UTA is a collaborative, multi-disciplinary research center focusing on enhancing security through threat detection research. It will work to address known threats, such as "dirty" bombs, as well as exploring new concepts in threat detection.

Shimadzu Institute Nano Technology Research Center

The Shimadzu Institute Nanotechnology Research Center is a class-100 clean room facility that supports interdisciplinary research in chemistry, engineering, and physics. Work in nanotechnology, manufacturing, sensors, and healthcare is performed by researchers in academia and in industry outside the university.

Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability

The Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability (SWIS) at UT Arlington has been recently established as a new center of excellence. The SWIS combine science, engineering, and social science expertise in developing new methodologies and solutions in order to explore international paths to sustainable waste management. Located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, SWIS has goal to work for better future by developing sustainable solid waste management that incorporate the economy, people and environment which will be beneficial to all cities in Texas, USA, and other countries.

Sustainable And Resilient Civil Infrastructure (SARCI)

The mission of the SARCI is to explore and develop research solutions for better design and construction of sustainable and resilient civil infrastructure in a complex natural and man-made hazard environment. Better materials, design models and methods are researched and formulated from a comprehensive understanding of hazard environment utilizing advanced geological and engineering research tools as well as physical modeling and testing of full scale instrumented infrastructures in a simulated or natural hazard environment. The civil infrastructure focused by this center includes transportation infrastructure comprising of highways and airfield runways, high speed and transit rail infrastructure, embankments, retaining walls, dams and levees and others. Faculty from different colleges of UTA work together to address these complex research problems.

TMAC

1. Innovation - methods to drive creativity and ideas to create new products and processes, communicate how products solve problems to the marketplace, and commercialize products to generate sales revenues for companies. Includes a broad range of services from idea generation to creating an innovation culture, to complete prototyping, proof of concept, proof of performance, product design/development and product launch.
2. Productivity - methods, machines, systems, and devices to improve labor, machine, facility, time, and material efficiency and quality. Includes production, non-production (office & administration & production support), design/development, sales, maintenance and supply chain. Also includes facility expansion and relocation.
3. Technology - design and development of automation and mechanization machines and devices. Includes fully automated systems and robotics to fixture and jig design. Also includes technology scouting.
4. Management Systems - Organizational, Quality, Safety, Environmental, Production, Material, Risk, Food Safety, Supply Chain, and Maintenance management systems. Includes leadership development to front-line operator development to fulfill the roles of management systems.

University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute (UTARI)

UTARI bridges the gap between academic research and product development and is a major source of research expenditures for UT Arlington. UTARI is the center of gravity for commercialization of research and university-industry consortia in the North Texas area. UTARI researchers collaborate with UT Arlington faculty to promote undergraduate and graduate education by providing opportunities for exciting and stimulating research and development.