Jonsson School News Archive

October 2014

$3.9 Million Award Bolsters Cybersecurity Scholarship Program

September 2014

New Technology May Lead to Prolonged Power in Mobile Devices

Clark Scholars Showcase Summer Research Projects on Campus

Engineering Lecturer Builds Class Character with Frequent Message

Engineering Professor Connects to Classes with Energy, Enthusiasm

Researchers Win Nearly $1 Million in Defense Grants for Equipment

August 2014

As University and Enrollment Grow, Services Expand to Make Navigating Campus Easier

Slideshow: K-12 Students Expand Their Horizons at Summer Camps

Alumnus Finds Bright Side of Success with 'Dark Room' Game App

July 2014

Summer Camp Sparks Teenage Girls' Interest in STEM Careers

Jonsson School Lecturer Receives Engineer of the Year Award

More than 950 Named to Dean's List for Spring 2014 Semester

Passion, Ingenuity Bring Tutoring Center to Life

New Shape of UTDesign Program Reflects Growing Company Support

Undergrads Win Critical Language Scholarships to Study Overseas

June 2014

2 UT Dallas Researchers Receive Awards from NSF CAREER Program

Young WISE Students Win Scholarships in Program Research Contest

May 2014

Texas Instruments Alumni Pledge Support for Biomedical Devices

Senior Design Project Adds Tech Touch to Commencement

Family, Friends Celebrate Accomplishments of Newest Graduates

Lab Shows Powerful, Possible Next Step in Electric Motors at Summit

Jonsson School Honors its Own in Year-End Award Ceremony

New Implanted Devices May Reshape Medicine

Two UT Dallas Undergraduate Researchers Earn National Science Foundation Awards

April 2014

Goldwater Foundation Recognizes Three Undergrad Researchers

University Achieves $200 Million Campaign Goal

Professor to Develop Framework to Protect Computers' Cores

UTDesign's New Program to Stir Children's Interest in STEM Fields

Cybersecurity Researchers Roll Out A New Heartbleed Solution

Google Vice President Talks Old, New Technology at ATEC Lecture

Systems Engineering Professor to Explore Cancer Research in India

March 2014

15 Distinguished Faculty Members Honored at Investiture Ceremony

UT Dallas Expert Leads Effort to Forge Future Internet Paths

'A Father of the Internet' to Discuss His Role in Developing Technology

Engineering, Management Rise in U.S. News Rankings

Professor Receives Funding to Design Materials Inspired by Bone

Students, TI Employees Encourage Girls to Explore STEM Fields

February 2014

ECS Adds Faculty, Outpacing School's 2020 Goal

ECS Cup Competition Is New Feature of Engineers Week

Tech Executive to Describe Wonders of the Cloud World on Feb. 26

Freshmen Learn Ropes from Mentors in Academic Excellence Program

Business is Brisk for Students Visiting Recruiters at Career Expo

Materials Science Organization Focuses on Outreach, Education

New Studio for UTDesign Program Aims to Nurture Big Ideas

January 2014

Associate Dean Named Fellow of Largest Engineering Association

1st Lecture Series in 1,200-Seat Venue Begins with Sold-Out Event

December 2013

Materials Scientist's Research Contributes To Invention Recognized by Time Magazine

Rescheduled Graduation Draws Thousands to Honor Fall Class of 2013

$1 Million Grant to Help Professor Improve Prosthetics for Soldiers

Undergraduates Show Competitive Skills in Diplomacy at Model UN

Thousands Attend Student Robotics Championship Sponsored by UT Dallas

November 2013

Jonsson School Prof Earns $2.3 Million Grant

Conference Inspires Women to Continue Computer Science Pursuits

3-D Imaging Technique Utilizes Famous Mathematician's Theory

ECS Professors Selected to Share Innovative Teaching Ideas

October 2013

Corporate Executives Discuss Future of Information Technology

Electrical Engineering Department's New Leader is Photonics Pioneer

Roommates Launch Company After Internships Show Them the Ropes

Cybersecurity Expert Wins IBM Award as Course Collaboration Begins

September 2013

Board of Regents Approves New Research, Teaching Building

Center for Values to Use NSF Grant for Engineering Ethics Study

Professor of Computer Science Bridges STEM with the Arts

Experts Seeking Ways to Combat Cyberattacks Gather at UT Dallas

UTDesign Earns Tech Titans Award for Partnerships that Benefit Students, Businesses

Researchers Developing New Systems to Improve Voice Recognition

Summer Camp Seeks to Encourage Girls in Computer Programming

Clark Scholars Spend Summer Delving into Research Projects

August 2013

Dean of Jonsson School is Elected Fellow of International Federation

Mechanical Engineering Program Earns Accreditation

Summer Camps Serve Up Many New Experiences for K-12 Youngsters

Telecom Expert Leads University's Big Data Efforts for Industry

Quad Copter Camp Teaches Engineering and Business Skills

July 2013

Projects Immerse Seniors in Full Engineering Process Experience

New Machine Shop Turns Mechanical Engineering Designs Into Reality

Engineering Teams Students Explore Future Energy Technologies

June 2013

Professor Brings Engineering Expertise to Financial Questions

Engineering School Visionary Dr. Cyrus Cantrell Mourned

Lu is 1st Texas Instruments Employee to Co-Chair ECS Board

May 2013

Undergraduate Researcher Honored With Goldwater Scholarship

ECS Faculty Member Edward Esposito Mourned

UT Dallas to Celebrate More Than 3,000 New Grads

Student-Designed Solar Chargers Shine in Initial Tests

April 2013

Engineering Students Building Their Own Research Network

Colleagues Honor Faculty Member Praised by Students

Malware’s Threat to Data Security is Focus of Kusch Lecture

March 2013

Materials Science Researchers Start Student Group

Researchers’ New Method May Sharpen Microscopic Images

Cloud Computing Project Wins First-of-its-Kind Google Award

Dean Shares Robot Expertise at New Perot Science Museum

February 2013

MVP’s Hustle, Determination Helped Comets Make School History

International Robotics Conference Recognizes Dean Mark Spong

Engineers Week Brings Spotlight to High-Tech Work

Researchers Hope to Reap Benefits of Energy Harvesting

Researchers Pushing the Boundaries of Virtual Reality

January 2013

Researchers on Quest to Create Next-Generation Technologies

Interdisciplinary Teams Join Forces to Help the Hearing-Impaired

December 2012

Researcher Working on Wearable Computers to Monitor Health

Research Seeks to Refine Data Transmission for Medical Diagnoses

Prof Hopes Efficiency Research Saves Energy and Resources

November 2012

PhD Program in Mechanical Engineering Set to Debut

Robot Contest Showcases Technical, Creative Skills

Event to Explore the Fast-Evolving World of Medical Devices

October 2012

Tech Commercialization Efforts Set Records

Study of Intervention Models in Destabilized Countries Wins Award

Student Honored for Her Science and Tech Work With Women

Investiture Ceremonies to Recognize FacultyHolding Endowed Chairs and Professorships

Cell Mechanism Findings Could One Day be Used to Engineer Organs

Students Describe How Scholarships Made Their Dreams Possible

Research Shows Graphene Nanopores Can Be Controlled

September 2012

UT Dallas Spinoff Receives $250,000 From State Tech Fund

Project Gives Computers a More Powerful Way to Detect Threats

Technology Commercialization Chief Earns Tech Titan Award

August 2012

‘Frankenstein’ Programmers Test a Cybersecurity Monster

Researchers Find Material for Cleaner-Running Diesel Vehicles

July 2012

Profs Mentor Undergrad Researchers from Mexico

Cochlear Implant Pioneer, Professor Lost to Cancer

UT Dallas Robots Play Starring Role at Conference

Prof's Startup Untangles Problems With Old Software

June 2012

Jonsson School Honors More Staffers and Professors Than Ever

New Systems Engineering Department is Formed

Texas Instruments, UT Dallas Use Shared Past to Forge Bold Future

Founders' Families, Pioneering Professors Tell of Early Days

May 2012

Event to Explore Latest on Microelectronics Materials

Grad Ceremonies Celebrate Journeys Ending — and Beginning

17-Year-Old to Earn Engineering Degree at UT Dallas

UT Dallas Strives to Encourage, Support Female STEM Students

Doctoral Student's Nanotech Research Wins Award

April 2012

Bioengineering Head to be Inducted as Fellow of Royal Society

New Research Could Mean Cellphones That Can See Through Walls

Visiting Nobel Laureate to Speak on Campus April 11

Texas Instruments Gift Leads to New Biomedical Device Center

March 2012

Researchers Unveil Robot Jellyfish Built on Nanotechnology

Engineering Week Encourages Girls in Math, Science

February 2012

Business Leaders Discuss Technology of Next 25 Years

Investiture Ceremonies Begin New Tradition

UT Dallas to Honor Faculty in Endowed Chairs, Professorships in Week of Investiture Ceremonies

Sister Institutions Make Plans to Collaborate on Research

January 2012

Computing Professor Named Distinguished Scientist

Largest Ever Cohort Named to Fall Dean’s List

Mechanical Engineering Program Reaches Milestone

Doctoral Student Lauded for Materials Research

December 2011

UT Dallas Family, Friends Celebrate Newest Grads

NSF Grant Funds Search for Ways to Ensure Data Authenticity

Group Confers Honor on Electrical Engineering Prof

November 2011

Researcher Seeks Ways to Keep Old Data Secure

Grants Helping Fund Cancer Research at UT Dallas

October 2011

Project Studies Role of Soil in Landmine Damage

September 2011

Prof to Address Wind Energy Research Conference

Research Society Recognizes Prof’s Nanotech Work

ECS Deans of Past, Present to Observe Anniversary

Engineering Lectures to Celebrate Milestone Year

August 2011

NSF Funds Search for New Computer Virus Defense

Teen Scientists to Present Research from UT Dallas

July 2011

Team Triumphs With Clean-Water Technology

Prof Says Tech Entering the Age of the Algorithm

Systems Engineering and Management Degree Debuts

May 2011

Engineering Dean Honored for Robotics Research

Researcher Targets Improved Energy Efficiency

Before Graduation, a Wedding Celebration

Kids Battle It Out on a Mathematical Playing Field

April 2011

Two Undergrads Honored As Promising Researchers

Investment in Cloud Computing Research Pays Off

Student’s Work Could Diminish Reliance on Batteries

Research Shines Light on Circuit Design Program

March 2011

Conference on Body Sensors Solicits Wild Ideas

Book Makes Nanotech Accessible to Smaller Readers

UT Dallas Battlebot Team Wins National Competition

February 2011

Engineers Week to Explore Technology of Tomorrow

2 New Profs Expand University's Nanotech Strength

Prof  Calls ‘Jeopardy!’ Match a Computing Milestone

UT Dallas Pair to Present Research at State Capitol

Students Snag High-Tech Company Experience

Professor Brings NASA Expertise To Physics Faculty

January 2011

UT Dallas Faculty Tackle Super Bowl Topics

Event Applies Nanotechnology to Energy Questions

Materials Expert Fills Mechanical Engineering Chair

December 2010

Analog Center Shows Off New Research Labs

Robot Battle #2 Slated for Saturday

Optical Society Recognizes Profs’ Research Successes

Robots to Battle it Out in 2 UT Dallas Competitions

November 2010

Researchers Use Bacteria as Environmental Sensor

High School Teams Compete for Programming Laurels

New Device Could Give Boost to Renewable Energy

UT Dallas Adds Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering

Grant Aids Quest to Use Hydrogen for Clean Energy

Funding Fuels Search for Nanotech Energy Solutions

October 2010

Project Seeks Faster, More Durable Flash Memory

Computer Scientists Make Progress on Math Puzzle

Team Battles Bugs in Computer Security Contest

Funding Surges for UT Dallas Computer Science Research

Student’s Discovery Advances Nanotech Research

September 2010

Scholars to Help Fortify Nation's Cyberdefenses

Recent Grads Report Hiring on With Top Employers

Speech Technology Researcher Recognized by Peers

Center Awards $1.7 Million to Analog Researchers

Mathematical Model May Improve Cancer Drugs

Technology Awards Salute Entrepreneur, Researcher

August 2010

Grants Further Bolster Cybersecurity Research

Engineering Student Ideas Aid the Hearing-Impaired

Team Releases Tools for Secure Cloud Computing

July 2010

Sensitive Biosensors Could Transform Diagnostics

Nanomaterials Researcher Hopes His Work Helps Increase Nuclear Reactor Efficiency

Scholars Offer Science Inspiration to 5th-Graders

May 2010

Latest Computer Threat Could Be Worst Yet

2,165 Celebrate Graduation in Weekend Ceremonies

Tongue Sensor Research Wins Undergraduate Award

Innovation on Display at UT Dallas Inventor Luncheon

New Data Analysis System Could Do Double Duty

Dean to Deliver Keynote at Robotics Conference

Profs to Help Develop Instantly Deployable Networks

April 2010

Engineering Programs Rise in U.S. News Rankings

Computer Scientist to Lead Logic Programming Group

Game Engineering Conference is Serious Business

Your Next Computer May Know How You Feel

New Grants Seed Research for Junior Faculty

Bioengineering Program Makes Rapid Progress  

March 2010

New Analog Technology Facility to Be Established

Microscope to Further Bolster Nanotech Research

Project Helping Shape Future of 4G Communications

Body Sensor Software to Speed Product Development

Recognition Technology to Transform Mobile Devices

Profs Play Key Roles in High-Tech Conference

February 2010

Program Tackles Complexity of Systems Management

Middle School Girls Explore World of Engineering

UT Dallas Nets $15.2 Million in Tier One Match Funds

Analog Researchers Awarded Nearly $700,000

Inventor of Digital Imaging Chip to Speak

Program Gives Undergraduates Research Roles

January 2012

Prof's Theory Could Improve Shelf Life of Electronics

Read About Some of Our Most Recent Grads

November 2011

Thrill of Victory and Agony of Defeat (Robot Style)

UT Dallas Robotics focus of KERA's "Think"

Grants Helping Fund Cancer Research at UT Dallas

October 2011

Breakthrough Holds Promise for Hydrogen’s Use as Fuel Source

Project Studies Role of Soil in Landmine Damage

Student’s Research Ambitions Soar Aloft With His Balloons

New Center to Help Nurture Research Spinoff Companies

September 2011

Research Society Recognizes Prof’s Nanotech Work

ECS Deans of Past, Present to Observe Anniversary

Prof Gives Keynote Speech at National Wind Energy Conference

Shoes That See: UT-Dallas Invention May Aid the Blind

August 2011

New Tactic Aims to Stop Viruses in Their Tracks

July 2011

New MS in Systems Engineering and Management

Students Win Prize for Solar Water-Purification System

Will Degrees in Algorithm Engineering Be Next?

Computer Scientist Receives Prestigious Degree From University of Bristol

May 2011

NSF Career Award supports research to cut energy use in portable devices and lighting.

Two dozen spring graduates talk about their education and their plans for the future.

IEEE Honors Dean Mark Spong for His Groundbreaking Robotics Research

New Book and Internship Program Spark Kids' Interest in Nanotechnology

New mechanical engineering profs are experts in robotics, nanoscale fluid dynamics, renewable energy.

Big weekend for two students: They walked the aisle Friday, crossed the stage Saturday.

April 2011

Student is taking innovative approach to enable devices to operate on tiny amounts of ambient energy.

Goldwater Scholarship recognizes sophomore's potential to become a top nanoelectronics researcher.

March 2011

Graduate programs advance through the rankings, reaching No. 41 among U.S. public universities.

Battlebots team takes first place in its division of this year's BattleBots National Championship.

February 2011

Students credit internships with giving them real-world experience at area high-tech companies.

Texas Instruments Principal Fellow Gene Frantz talks about his lecture “Transportation 2030-2050.”

January 2011

Cochlear implant users may soon be able to use a smartphone as an interface to their hearing device.

December 2010

Computer Science Student's Team Wins a Top Award at Business Idea Contest

New labs pave the way for the continued growth of the Texas Analog Center of Excellence.

See how the latest faculty to join the Jonsson School are helping change the world for the better.

November 2010

12 Jonsson School Undergrads Among Recipients of Research Funding Awards

Recent Alum's Graduate Research at MIT Wins Recognition in Leading Journals

Student team harnesses bacteria to detect the presence of potentially hazardous petrochemicals.

New $1.25 million energy-storage project focuses on, in effect, saving solar power for a rainy day.

Yves Chabal's team is exploring one key to making hydrogen a widely used form of clean energy.

October 2010

Two computer scientists have made significant progress on a decades-old card puzzle.

Computer science team places third in national computer security competition, advancing to finals.

Grad student's results could yield important new nano-electronic applications for graphene.

Funding surges for a wide range of computer science research at the Jonsson School.

September 2010

New video provides info on the Systems Engineering and Management program

The Texas Analog Center of Excellence has awarded nearly $1.7 million in research grants.

Scholarships support grad students studying computer security and information assurance.

Electrical engineering student helps develop system that could save young children's lives.

August 2010

Grant helps engineering students explore how to use their skills to improve other people's lives.

Team creates repository of tools designed to help expand use of cloud computing.

July 2010

Sophomore Stuart Yun spent the summer doing plasma research in Dr. Matthew Goeckner's lab.

NSF CAREER Award will fund work on biosensors that employ silicon nanowire technology.

Simulating cracks in nuclear fuel rods, new project could ultimately boost power plant efficiency.

June 2010

Cybersecurity researchers are exploring how to maintain privacy in a cloud-computing environment.

UT Dallas Computer Scientist Receives Prestigious Honor

May 2010

New Engineering Faculty Fill Three Endowed Chairs

Going to School With Dad Turns Out Well For EE Prof Larry Overzet's Daughter

System for Monitoring the Internet Could Also Monitor for Health Problems

Dean Spong Delivers Keynote Address At International Robotics Conference

Faculty Work With North Texas Company to Develop Quickly Deployable Networks

April 2010

Computer Science Student Wins UT Dallas Contest to Develop Campus iPhone App

CS Head Gopal Gupta Named President of Association for Logic Programming

Project Seeks to Significantly Improve Accuracy of Emotion-Recognition Software

Three Faculty Receive Seed Funding For Promising Early-Stage Research

Interim head of bioengineering sees great prospects for research that advances medicine.

Mechanical engineering's Hongbing Lu, first holder of the school's Louis Beecherl Jr. Chair.

March 2010

Analog facility will focus on high-frequency semiconductors for scanning and imaging.

New atomic-resolution microscope strengthens efforts to develop next-generation semiconductors.

Next-generation mobile technology will forcus on the proliferation of antennas.

Researchers have released open-source software for developing tiny wearable sensors.

Researchers are working to develop next-generation interactive mobile technology.

February 2010

Jonsson School Alumnus, Ericsson CEO Among Those Honored at Gala

Program Provides Students With Skills to Engineer and Manage Complex Projects

Summer Program Gives Undergraduates Chance to Do Computer Science Research

Faculty receive analog research funding to advance imaging, sensor and lighting technology.

Advances promise improvements in semiconductors for both health care and solar power.

January 2010

Cyber Security Research Center Offers Repository of New Data Mining Tools

Faculty Play Leading Role in Several Grants From New Medical Technologies Consortium

A $2.7 million program could become a model for teaching kids about computer science.

December 2009

Nosratinia Elected IEEE Fellow for Work on Cooperative Wireless Communications

CS Head Discusses Growth Plans With The Dallas Morning News

Innovative research helped win Fatemeh Hassanipour the region's Young Engineer of the Year award.

November 2009

Agreement Makes It Easier for Richland Students to Transfer to UT Dallas

Prof Examines Challenge of Making Chips With Layers Just Atoms Thick

Investitures Recognize Professorships Made Possible by Texas Instruments

UT Dallas has started offering grad degrees in biomedical engineering.

October 2009

Four Faculty Working With Companies That Won $5 Million in State Funding

Student teams pitted their robot designs against each other at the Fearless Engineering VEX Robotics Competition.

Funding tops $1 million for effort to enhance communication among emergency responders.

New way to make solar cells would use nanoimprint lithography to produce nano-structured devices.

Mechanical engineering students replace scissors with a battle-axe at a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

September 2009

Experts at Symposium Share Ideas on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

Jonsson School Receives Several Gifts Among $16.8 Million Given to UT Dallas

UT Dallas-Based Consortium Targets Further Improvements in Semiconductors

Data easily extracted from social networking activities could come back to haunt people.

UT Dallas President David E. Daniel welcomed the opening of a new Texas Instruments plant nearby.

Biomedical electronics experts convened at the Jonsson School to map out the field's future.

August 2009

UT Dallas Engineering School Adds 10 New Faculty

New Computer Science head Gopal Gupta says he plans to encourage more entrepreneurial activities.

Three-year project could greatly improve the quality of life of many cochlear implant users.

CS prof has received an NSF Career Award to develop software that summarizes meetings.

July 2009

A new tool is designed to mathematically detect anger in a phone caller's voice.

June 2009

Loizou Is Honored for Helping Improve the Lives of the Hearing-Impaired

Governor visits campus to sign bill aimed at creating more top research universities in Texas.

May 2009

Computer Scientist Bhavani Thuraisingham Discusses Cybersecurity on Ch. 33 News

Computer Science Prof Ivor Page Receives UT System Outstanding Teaching Award

Ritual Honors Chaired Scholars and Their Benefactors

April 2009

NSBE Chapter Is Named University's Best Student Organization of the Year

Researchers Develop Wireless Health Monitoring

Team merges semantic Web technology with geospatial information systems.

March 2009

NASA Launches School's Students, Faculty and Staff Into Orbit - Sort of

New Program to Help Underrepresented Students Ace Math and Science Courses

EE Prof Is Named a Distinguished Lecturer by the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society

Several faculty are working with companies that just received almost $8 million in state funding.

The new minor in nanoscience and technology has attracted students from a variety of majors.

Mario Rotea is head of the school's new Mechanical Engineering Department.

February 2009

High School Girls Get Introduction to Engineering During New Annual Event

Recent MSEE Grad Wins Award for Paper About Improving Radar Performance

Students Get Hands-on Experience in Spacecraft Systems Engineering

Computing Machinery Group Taps Prabhakaran for His Multimedia Expertise

Expert on Analog Electronics to Join UT Dallas

January 2009

Matthew Goeckner Named Interim Chair of Mechanical Engineering Department

Computer scientist Murat Kantarcioglu has received an NSF CAREER Award.