NASA launched the New Horizons craft in January 2006 to explore the outermost edges of our solar system for the first time.
Tam was recognized her research article "Computational optimization problems in social interaction and empathetic social emotion" was one of the most viewed items in the UNT Scholarly Works institutional repository last year.
Three UNT biology researchers were awarded $2.7 million from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative to study the effects of oil on different animal species and water in the Gulf of Mexico.
The University of North Texas College of Information has been named to the iCaucus, the executive body of iSchools, a coalition of information schools and colleges at 65 universities in Canada, the U.S. and 20 other nations in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
With dozens of high-profile cybersecurity breaches top of mind for anyone who shares their information online for business or personal purposes, UNT has strategically pulled together several colleges and departments -- including business, criminal justice, engineering and more -- to focus researchers' attention on network security and human behavior in relation to cybersecurity.
Yan Wan, an assistant professor of electrical engineering in the College of Engineering, has earned a National Science Foundation CAREER award. The CAREER awards are the NSF's most prestigious awards supporting junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research.
UNT doctoral student Michael Jones will meet and network with Nobel Prize winners during the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, which will bring together laureates in physiology, medicine, physics and chemistry.
Until now, researchers and professionals in the materials science field have only assumed that as a material becomes more brittle, it also becomes less tough. University of North Texas researchers have confirmed that assumption and will present their work at the 23rd annual World Forum on Advanced Materials in Lincoln, Nebraska, in May.
Tiffany Jiang, a second-year Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science student at UNT, will present her forensic chemistry research March 4 (Wednesday) at the Texas State Capitol in Austin as part of Texas Undergraduate Research Day.