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.

Criminologist Builds Computer Model for More Efficient Police Patrols

In a new paper, Dr. Andrew Wheeler analyzed patrol areas for the Carrollton Police Department and found a way that cuts travel for officers by 20%. read more

Electrical Engineer Shining New Light on Moving Data on Microchips

Dr. Qing Gu received a Young Investigator Program award from the Department of Defense to develop a nanoLED technology in integrated circuits that could help boost data speeds and lead to more energy-efficient electronic systems. read more

Criminologists Analyze Impact of School Start Times on Children

Dr. Alex Piquero and his colleagues have proposed a theoretical model that outlines the association between school start times and delinquency and substance abuse. read more

Scientists Link 'Hunger Hormone' to Memory in Alzheimer's Study

A team of researchers found evidence suggesting that resistance to ghrelin in the brain is connected to the cognitive impairments and memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease. read more

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