Michael Vasilyev, University of Texas at Arlington (image) University of Texas at Arlington Share Print E-Mail Caption Micahel Vasilyev, a UTA electrical engineering professor, talks to one of his students. Vasilyev received a Department of Defense grant to upgrade the ability to send and receive encrypted high-speed data securely through optical cables. Credit UT Arlington Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.