University of North Texas senior Clifford Morrison, of Hughes Springs, has received a $5,000 Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship for his first year of graduate school. Morrison is one of eight students from Texas colleges and universities to win a fellowship this year.
Researchers at the University of North Texas have created a new carbon fiber from plants that can replace common petroleum and coal-based products in wide range of goods including parts for cars, aircraft, electronics and sports equipment. The patent-pending carbon fiber also is stronger and lighter than similar products on the market.
Shengli Fu, electrical engineering associate professor and interim department chair, and Yan Wan, electrical engineering assistant professor, were part of a 15-person team that developed a Smart Emergency Response System that could someday be used to save lives in areas too dangerous or inaccessible to humans.
UNT Distinguished Research Professor Richard Dixon and Research Professor Fang Chen have outlined ways companies can commercialize and profit from lignin in the May 16 issue of Science.
UNT Associate Professor Shengli Fu has teamed with Dallas-based Myth Innovations to develop the Mi World™ Portable Computing System (PCS), which is a revolutionary next step for PCs and mobile devices.
Created by Engineering Technology Associate Professor Cheng Yu, the competition helps build interest in cold-formed steel, an economical and recyclable construction material.
Natalie Parde, a graduate student in the UNT College of Engineering, has won a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship for her work researching natural language processing – which makes it possible for computers to understand how humans talk and write.
Scholars Day gives students a chance to present their research in the same way that faculty members and other professionals present their research at conferences, either through display of research posters or by giving oral research paper presentations.
Join scientists, astronomers and other fans of the universe for a "Big Bang" event celebrating the opening of the M.R. and E. Hudson Foundation Planetwalk at 8 p.m. on April 5 (Saturday) at the UNT Rafes Urban Astronomy Center observatory.
The Innovation Greenhouse will host the Big D Big Data Hackathon beginning at 6 p.m. March 28 (Friday) through March 29 (Saturday) at the Microsoft Innovation Center in Irving, where participants will show off predictive analysis skills to judges, working professionals, entrepreneurs and more.