The event showcases the research projects of undergraduate students at Texas colleges and universities to legislators, with up to 60 students giving poster presentations. While most of the colleges and universities are requested to send one student, those that have been classified as emerging research universities, including UNT, will send two students.
Two students from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT have been named 2013 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars.
The three TAMS students will be semifinalists in the 2013 Intel Science Talent Search. The Intel Science Talent Search is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious pre-college science competition.
Flora Yan of Plano, a student at the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT, was named as one of the top students in the country at the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute.
Eleven students who are attending the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT were named either semifinalists or regional finalists in the 2012 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology.
Kurtis Carsch, named one of 40 finalists, will present his work on developing a way to more efficiently convert methane gas into methanol, in Washington, D.C., March 8 through 13.
Nine students from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT have been named semifinalists in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search.
Kevin Chang, a first-year student in TAMS at UNT, and two teammates received fifth place in the national Siemens Competition for their work on graph theory.
Kevin Chang, a first-year student in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT, will compete for the $100,000 top prize at the nation's leading original research competition in math, science and technology for high school students.
The research team will present their findings in Banff, Alberta, at the North American Primary Care Research Group Conference on Nov. 12.