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Apr 28, 2016
Congratulations to Waqas Ali for defending his PhD with flying colors.


Feb 26, 2016
Dr. Iqbal wins Excellence in Research Faculty award.


Feb 25, 2016
Congratulations to Adeel Sajid, Samir Nathu, and Raziul Hasan for winning 2nd place in the 3rd annual E-Week Challenge at UT Arlington.


Feb 16, 2016
Our work on early cancer detection makes headlines in Pakistan as well as local news sites.


Oct 20, 2015
Congratulations to Muhymin Islam for defending his PhD with flying colors.


Oct 20, 2015
Dr. Iqbal recognized as an outstanding faculty mentor at UTA ACES.

Apr 8, 2015
Congratulations to Maryam Alam and Frank Villareal for winning 1st place in the Elevator Pitch competition at UT Arlington.

Mar 25, 2015
Congratulations to Nuzhat Mansur for Honorable Mention at UTA ACES.

Feb 19, 2015
Congratulations to Muhymin Islam for winning this year's Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Scholarship.

Dec 16, 2014
Congratulations to Raziul Hasan for winning the Kelcy Warren Engineering Scholarship.


Dec 11, 2014
Congratulations to Motasim Bellah for winning the Spring 2015 Dissertation Fellowship.


Oct 8, 2014
Dr. Iqbal speaks at UTA about his work on developing tools for early cancer detection.


Aug 23, 2014
Our paper appears on the cover ofAnalytical Methods.


June 29, 2014
Our lab is featured in a major newspaper of Pakistan.


Jun 25, 2014
We received $480,000 NSF grant as part of a multi-institutional research team to build a bladder cancer detection device.


Mar 26, 2014
Congratulations to Nuzhat for winningWomen's & Gender Studies Student Excellence Award at UTA ACES.


May 10, 2014
Congratulations to Arif on his graduation and completion of ph.D.


Apr 26, 2014
Congratulations to Raziul Hasan for theBest Mentor Award in the UTA Electrical Engineering Dept.


April 26, 2014
Congratulations to Usman for passing the Diagnostics Exam in UTA Electrical Engineering Dept.


April 8, 2014
Congratulations to Arif for passing his Defense with flying colors.


Jan 15, 2014
Congratulations to Arif for winning Dean of Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship.


Oct 15, 2013
Congratulations to Azhar for his work on the cover of IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology.


Apr 18, 2013
Dr. Iqbal selected for Honorable Mention for Best Academic Advisor 2012-13 at the University of Texas at Arlington.


May 22, 2012
We got $25K award from Cancer Research Foundation of North Texas.


May 9, 2012
Our work appeared on the cover of IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology.


Oct 27 2011
Congratulations to Chaudhry Arafat for winning this year's EE Undergraduate Scholarship!


Sep 11, 2011
Radio Interview with KRLD.


April 21, 2011
Nahum won an NSF fellowship to attend NSF Summer Institute on Cancer Nanotechnology.


April 7, 2011
Azhar won a Travel Grant Fellowship to present his work on Cancer Nanotechnology at IEEE/NIH 2011 LIfe Science Systems and Applications Workshop (LiSSA 2011).


March 10, 2011
UTA highlighted our cancer gene detection work on the university homepage.


March 4, 2011
Our work highlighted at the dedication of Engineering Research Building.Video.


Sep 30, 2010
Dr. Iqbal gave an invited lecture at MetroCon 2010.


May 5, 2010
ICTP funded our proposal for Conference on Nanotechnology for Biological and Biomedical Applications (Nano-Bio-Med)


Somewhere in 2009
Our work focused in Research Magazine!


Dec 8, 2009
Swati's work got accepted for Biomedical Microdevices! Great work Swati!


Dec 2, 2009
Noor did an impressive MS thesis defense.  Great work Noor!


Nov 18, 2009
Priyanka defended her MS thesis with amazing grace. Good going Pika!


Nov 17, 2009
Swati defended her MS thesis with flying colors.  Good job Swati!


Nov 30, 2009
Our work appeared on the cover of Applied Physics Letters.


Oct 9, 2009
Our UG researchers Wintana and Nabeel presented their work at BMES conference, alongside doctoral students and post-docs from around the world.  We are proud of you two!


Aug 17, 2009
Noor and Swati's work appeared on the cover of Applied Physics Letters.


June 5, 2009
Swati and Noor's work "Single-base Mutation Detection of DNA using Bio-Chip" receives Best Poster award at "From DNA-Inspired Physics to Physics-Inspired Biology" Conference in ICTP, Trieste, Italy.  The award carries Euro 50 cash prize sponsored by The Wellcome Trust, UK. Good going Swati and Noor!


May 24, 2009
Mr. Johnson of Bear Creek Elementary School, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD invited Dr. Iqbal to talk at their Career Day.  Dr. Iqbal engaged 2nd graders about Job of a Professor, What is Research and Basics of Nanotechnology.1,2,3,4


  Feb 9, 2009
Priyanka has done it again!!  She has received "Best Student/Post-doc Paper Award" for her work on Proteonic Biochip at the 4th IEEE/NIH 2009 LIfe Science Systems and Applications (LiSSA09) Workshop.  WELL DONE PRIYANKA!


    Jan 15, 2009
Dr. Iqbal received CAREER award from National Science Foundation. 



Dec 6, 2008
Dave from Plano West High School worked in our lab in Summer 2008. His work on PDMS has been accepted for 2009 Texas Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.  Good Job Dave!



Oct 13, 2008 
Dr. Iqbal presented a tutorial at 214th Meeting of the Electrochemical Societyin Honolulu, HI



Oct 3, 2008 
Priyanka and Noor presented their research at Research Day 2008. Priyanka's poster received Honorable Mention.  Well Done Priyanka!


    Aug 22, 2008
Researchers from Nagoya University, Department of Micro-Nano Systems Engineering, visit our lab.  Prof. Masahiro Nakajima and his students from Nagoya University visited Nano-Bio Lab. 1,2,3,4



Feb 28, 2008 
Radio Interview with KRLD: "Nano-devices" for Cancer detection



Feb 27, 2008 
New chip being created to detect cancer, News story in The Shorthorn



April 8, 2007 
Researchers use 'nanopore channels' to precisely detect DNA, Story on nanotechwire.comphysorg.comnanotechblog.orgForesight Nanotech Institute



April 6, 2007
"Nanopore channels" can be used to rapidly and precisely detect specific sequences of DNA, Story in What's Next Network

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