The University of Texas at Dallas, (UTD) was established in 1969 as a public university research institution. UTD is its brief 40-year history has distinguished itself in the field of mathematics, natural science, computer science, engineering science and cognitive science. The Alan G. MacDiamid NanoTech Research Institute, named after the Nobel Prize winner has achieved success in its carbon nanotube yarns and other breakthrough discoveries. Research in Space Science at UTD is respected among scientists world-wide. As an example, the center designed the mass spectrometer for the Phoenix Mars Lander.
New findings rock long-held assumptions about ancient mass extinction
New evidence gathered from the Karoo Basin in South Africa sheds light on a catastrophic extinction event that occurred more than 250 million years ago and wiped out more than 90 percent of life in Earth's oceans and about ...
Electrical engineer's work may signal better wireless connections
To find methods that can improve wireless communication, UT Dallas electrical engineering professor Dr. Aria Nosratinia is investigating the technology that keeps us connected.
Scientists' discovery could have powerful effect on electronics
The field of quantum mechanics deals with materials at atomic dimensions, and big discoveries often happen at a very small scale. Researchers in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, in collaboration ...
Nanotechnology research leads to super-elastic conducting fibers
An international research team based at The University of Texas at Dallas has made electrically conducting fibers that can be reversibly stretched to over 14 times their initial length and whose electrical conductivity increases ...
Economists say Internet TV means more options, not viewing time
The option of watching television online will not influence the amount of time a person spends viewing TV, but it does make the experience more pleasurable, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Dallas.
Research shows diversity can improve stores' sales performance
Matching levels of racial diversity between store employees and the surrounding community impacts the store unit's sales performance, according to a new study from the Naveen Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas.
Cost savings from add-on pricing may result in profit loss
When Dr. Xianjun Geng traveled to a conference in San Francisco in 2009, he booked a four-star hotel on a discount travel website for $80 a night. Upon his arrival, he learned of some unexpected add-on fees, including $40 ...
Study finds that lure of prizes encourages saving
People are more willing to save money when offered the chance to win a prize, according to a study from The University of Texas at Dallas.
Investments reflected shift in environmental views
A new study from The University of Texas at Dallas examines the differences in climate change perceptions in the United States and Europe by looking at investor behavior.
Researchers' model helps predict consumer spending
When a business wants to predict consumer expenditures at a competing firm, the task can be difficult.