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The Model 21st-Century Urban Research University

Our efforts have earned us the classification of R1: Doctoral University- Highest Research Activity from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions for Higher Education. Funding for our burgeoning research enterprise continues to grow year after year.

Research Opportunities


Mind Matters

UTA researchers are confronting important questions related to the human brain, including how to better detect blast-related trauma in veterans.

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Research News

Seeking Efficiency

UTA researcher working to develop algorithm to increase efficiency, reliability, security of national power grid.

Better Cancer Detection

UTA researchers develop tool to more easily detect esophageal cancer cells.

Health Effects

UTA urban researcher shows impact of urban sprawl on life expectancy, innovation hubs

The Science & Engineering Innovation & Research Building

The state-of-the-art teaching and research space will advance health-science discoveries and society's understanding of today's most pressing health issues.

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Research Opportunities

World-Renowned Faculty and Scientists

12 faculty members have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors for creating devices and processes that improve the quality of life. More than 50 patents have been issued over the last two years on various devices, processes, or technologies.

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Research Centers

UTA's impressive research centers are developing eco-friendly alternative energy processes, addressing major health threats, and exploring the mysteries of the universe, among other things.

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    Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies

    The Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies is a public-private partnership that brought in $25 million in new state-of-the-art research instruments and facilities.

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    UTA Research Institute (UTARI)

    UTARI partners with government, industry and universities to facilitate early state product development that leads to commercialization and positive impacts to society.

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    Center for Renewable Energy, Science & Technology (CREST)

    CREST is a center of excellence in energy research and development in Texas.

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    Sustainable And Resilient Civil Infrastructure (SARCI)

    SARCI develops research solutions for better design and construction of sustainable and resilient civil infrastructure in a complex, natural, and man-made hazard environment.

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    Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability

    The Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability works on developing clean and healthy urban cities through sustainable waste management.

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    TMAC delivers hands-on business management, technology and operations solutions to a wide range of businesses, including manufacturing, distribution, logistics, construction, health care and government.

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    North Texas Genome Center (NTGC)

    The new North Texas Genome Center provides massive genome sequencing capabilities for biotech and health research.

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    Center of Excellence for High Energy Physics

    The Center of Excellence for High Energy Physics performs fundamental research at the highest energy scales through participation in experiments at the world’s most advanced accelerators.