Kent Chapman, Regents Professor of biological sciences at the University of North Texas, has been awarded a $650,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science to study the cellular storage of lipids in plants.
Combining inspiration with state-of-the-art technology, co-working spaces and mentoring from industry leaders, the University of North Texas' Collab Lab will provide students experiences to help make them competitive in today's workforce. A kick-off event for the UNT Collab Lab is Nov. 10.
As robots become increasingly common in everyday life, so will interactions between humans and robots. To address that future, the xREZ Art + Science Lab at the University of North Texas will host “Bonding with Bots: The Future of Human-Robot Interaction,” the inaugural event of North Texas Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous.
A name change is taking place within the University of North Texas' College of Information. As of Oct. 1, the Department of Library and Information Sciences will be known as the Department of Information Science.
A team of researchers working in two countries and several universities, including the University of North Texas, has made a major discovery that could help fight some deadly forms of cancer.
The University of North Texas College of Information dean Kinshuk (who goes by one name) is the winner of the 2016 Distinguished Development Award by the Association for Education Communications and Technology's (AECT).
Early detection of cancer greatly increases the chances of being successfully treated, according to the World Health Organization. Now research teams at the University of North Texas and the Polish Academy of Sciences are working in collaboration to create a chemical sensor device that could detect cancer at an early stage.
Linguistics is set to be the third department in the College of Information at the University of North Texas. The elevation to department gives the program distinction and increases notability. The change in status will take effect on August 22 (Monday).
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Thomas Scharf has been elected to the national Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) board of directors.
The University of North Texas College of Information has named Kinshuk, who goes by a single name, as its new dean. Kinshuk is formerly the associate dean of the Faculty of Science of Technology at Athabasca University in Alberta, Canada.