Wednesday, October 16, 2019
UNT researcher developing next generation of nuclear power plant sensors
University of North Texas Associate Professor Haifeng Zhang, together with researchers in the Pacific Northwest National Lab, earned a $1 million grant from the Department of Energy to work on a solution for what he believes is a critical sensor problem in nuclear power plants.
“The inside of a nuclear reactor is a very harsh environment. It is very hot, very humid and very radioactive. It must be monitored constantly,” said Zhang. “The sensors in use...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
UNT opens new biomedical engineering building
What: Biomedical engineering building ribbon cutting
When: 2 p.m. Aug. 29 (Thursday); Tours begin at 2:30 p.m.
Where: Near UNT’s Discovery Park Pavilion area, located on the northwest side of
the building, 3940 N. Elm St., Denton
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas has opened its new $12.6 million biomedical engineering building where glass-...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
U.S. Department of State grant creates new partnership between UNT and institutions in Mexico
Monday, March 18, 2019
Making computers understand negation
Eduardo Blanco, an assistant professor with the University of North Texas College of Engineering, intends to use a $500,000 NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) grant to teach computers the intricacies of negation.
“To a computer trying to understand human language, the word never can be perplexing. What computers don’t seem to...
Thursday, October 4, 2018
UNT professor brings home more than $1 million in cybersecurity research grants
University of North TexasCollege of Engineering Assistant Professor Hassan Takabi recently received more than $1 million in grants from the National Science Foundation.
The first grant is for $515,974 and will be spent developing a computer defense against malicious insiders who leverage basic computer access into unauthorized computer entry.
“If a person from inside a system tries to access data they shouldn’t, we are going to put false paths and...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
UNT computer science professor wins Tech Titans award
Renee Bryce, a professor in the University of North Texas, College of Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Engineering received the 2018 Tech Titans of the Future– University Level Award, which included a $25,000 prize.
The award honors Dallas-Fort Worth higher education institutions that encourage and support students in pursuing engineering- and technology-related disciplines.
Bryce was recognized for creating the...
Monday, July 9, 2018
UNT's Man of Steel-like alloy
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
DC BEST Robotics hub to conduct extracurricular robotics competition
Monday, June 11, 2018
UNT Ph.D. graduate develops method to protect nanoelectronics
DENTON (UNT), Texas – In a paper published in Nature’s Scientific Reports, University of North Texas Ph.D. graduate student Benjamin Sirota explains a new method for protecting nanoelectronics that will result in longer-lasting components with better electronic stability.
“When dealing with electronics at the nanoscale , exposure to foreign substances can have devastating effects,” said Sirota. “Remember, we are dealing with electronics at the smallest scale. Main electronic components such as...
Thursday, May 31, 2018
UNT engineering student awarded Department of Defense scholarship