UNT College of Engineering faculty members Shengli Fu and Yan Wan received the 2015 Tech Titan of the Future – University Level award from The Metroplex Technology Business Council.
Nandika D'Souza, UNT Regents Professor of mechanical and energy engineering and associate dean of undergraduate studies in UNT's College of Engineering, has been named the 2015 Society of Women Engineers Distinguished Engineering Educator.
UNT Distinguished Research Professor Richard Dixon has earned the Phytochemical Society of North America's Phytochemical Pioneer Award which recognizes significant contributions to phytochemical research over a scientist's career.
Jessica Strubel, assistant professor in UNT's Department of Merchandising and Digital Retailing, and Trent Petrie, professor in the Department of Psychology, surveyed 737 men through an online questionnaire about their satisfaction with their bodies, legs and faces; how important their personal appearance is to them and their commitment to grooming and appearance-enhancing products.
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.