Research News

See the latest news about discoveries, inventions, designs and scholarly achievements at UT Dallas – breakthroughs that are taking the University toward its goal of becoming one of the nation’s best public research universities.

Weak Materials Offer Strong Possibilities for Electronics

Dr. Fan Zhang New fundamental research by UT Dallas physicists may accelerate the drive toward more advanced electronics and more powerful computers. read more

Study: Memories Can Resist Interference During New Learning

Dr. Micheal Rugg and Dr. Josh Koen While acquiring new memories can enrich the human experience, they also can interfere with old ones and make them more likely to be forgotten. A UT Dallas study shows how some memories persist in the face of strong interference. read more

Discovery Could Lead to Better Batteries

Dr. Kyeongjae Cho Dr. Kyeongjae Cho, professor of materials science and engineering, has made a discovery that could open the door to cellphone and car batteries that last five times longer than current ones. read more

Poster Contest Showcases Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Poster Contest winners Eighteen students recently impressed judges at the competition's finals, which featured topics ranging from improving prosthetic legs to evaluating consumer behavior models. read more

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