List of University of Texas at Arlington people

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This is a list of notable people affiliated with the University of Texas at Arlington. Since its inception, the university has produced over 200,000 alumni with approximately 130,000 living in the North Texas region.

Notable UTA alumni[edit]

Arts and culture[edit]

Acting and drama[edit]







Government and military[edit]



Notable faculty and staff[edit]

  • Ishfaq Ahmad - Professor of computer science and engineering, IEEE Fellow, and notable researcher in high-performance computing and video coding
  • Dale A. Anderson - Professor of aerospace engineering; former Vice President for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies
  • Dereje Agonafer - Mechanical Engineering Professor; first home grown member of National Academy of Engineering
  • Michael P. Buckley - Director of the Property Repositioning Program[41]
  • Mo-Shing Chen - Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering; Founder and Director of the Energy Systems Research Center, 1968-2003.
  • Ramez Elmasri - Associate Chair, Computer Science and Engineering Department; holds patent for the Time Index Access Structure for Temporal Databases Having Concurrent Multiple Versions, US Patent 5,440,730 with G. Wuu Bellcore, 1995
  • George Fix - American mathematician who collaborated on several seminal papers and books in the field of finite element method
  • José Ángel Gutiérrez - political science professor, lawyer, and founding member and past president of the La Raza Unida Party.
  • Susan Hekman - political science professor and director of the graduate humanities program
  • Catheleen Jordan - Professor of social work
  • Charles T. McDowell - Professor Emeritus and former director of the Center for Post-Soviet and Eastern European Studies
  • Nils O Myklestad - Professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering; an authority on mechanical vibration
  • David R Nygren - Presidential Distinguished Professor. Experimental particle physicist and member of the National Academy of Sciences. Inventor of the Time Projection Chamber and recipient of the 2018 Marie Curie award of the IEEE.
  • Stanley Palmer - Professor of history; scholar of British history; member of the UT Arlington Academy of Distinguished Teachers (1996)
  • Vasant K. Prabhu - electrical engineering professor; IEEE Life Fellow; inventor of communication system designs
  • K. R. Rao - electrical engineering professor; IEEE Fellow; inventor of discrete cosine transform
  • Allan Saxe - political science professor, author, philanthropist, and award winner for various achievements


  1. ^ IMdB - Charles Baker
  2. ^ a b About Our Alumni - UT Arlington
  3. ^ a b c d In good company Archived 2012-03-19 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Student Band Reaches Reality TV Realm Archived 2012-03-28 at
  5. ^ Pulitzer lifts alumni to the pinnacle of photography profession Archived 2014-10-25 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "Alumni US | The University of Texas at Arlington (2001)". Retrieved 2017-08-16.
  7. ^ Pat Choate, Celebrated Economist, Author and Intellectual Property Expert, Joins AIPR Board of Directors
  8. ^ Scientists and Thinkers: Roland Fryer
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  11. ^ "Kelcy Warren". Forbes.
  12. ^ UTA Distinguished Alumni 2009
  13. ^ "Astronaut Biography: Kalpana Chawla". Archived from the original on 2003-01-17. Retrieved 2010-02-07.
  14. ^ Robert L. Stewart Biographical Data
  15. ^ Richard Cavazos Hall of Honor
  17. ^ "Leslie Dale Eaves". Retrieved April 3, 2015.
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  19. ^ "State Rep. Kenneth Sheets District 107 (R-Dallas)". The Texas Tribune. Archived from the original on March 23, 2014. Retrieved March 21, 2014.
  20. ^ "State Bar of Texas: Steven Wayne Smith". Retrieved December 23, 2009.
  21. ^ "Wayne Smith's Biography". Archived from the original on June 2, 2013. Retrieved March 26, 2014.
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  24. ^ Where are they now?: Royce West (1974-75)
  25. ^ Lanny Bassham Hall of Honor
  26. ^ Not afraid to take a risk: Kenny Bernstein, UTA Magazine Online, Fall 2005
  27. ^ Excellent Choice: A's draft college slugger
  28. ^ Bruce Collie profile
  29. ^ Steve Foster Statistics and History
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  31. ^ Player Bio: Takeshi Fujiwara - UT-Arlington Official Athletic Site
  32. ^ "Dillon Gee UTA Profile". Archived from the original on 2011-07-27. Retrieved 2010-09-10.
  33. ^ a b c Pence named to National League All-Star roster
  34. ^ Mark Lowe UTA Profile
  35. ^ Tim McKyer profile
  36. ^ Adam Moore UTA Profile
  37. ^ Daniel Ortmeier stats and bio
  38. ^ Dave Owen Statistics and History
  39. ^ Ryan Roberts UTA profile
  40. ^ Strokes of Genius: Star swimmer inducted into hall of fame
  41. ^ The University of Texas at Arlington School of Architecture

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