Volume XII / 22023
The University of Texas at Arlington | College of Engineering

UTA Engineer 2023

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Arlington, TX 76019


College of Engineering


Peter E. Crouch

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Lynn Peterson

Associate Dean for Graduate and Interdisciplinary Affairs

Paul Componation

Associate Dean for Research

Gautam Das

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

J. Carter Tiernan

Senior Director of Communications and Marketing

Jeremy Agor

Office of Marketing, Messaging, and Engagement

Editorial Director

Jessica Bridges

Assistant Art Director

Samantha Morales


Randy Gentry

Erica Nina Suárez


Herb Booth