Tuesday, November 15, 2016
UNT professor part of collaboration awarded $1 million research grant to create nuclear monitoring technology
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A University of North Texas engineering professor is starting a major new project in November that he hopes will help solve a critical problem in nuclear engineering.
Haifeng Zhang, an associate professor of mechanical engineering technology, is a major part of a collaboration that was recently awarded a $1 million research grant from the Department of Energy. He will be working to use an ultrasound through-wall data transmission technique to transmit...
Monday, October 10, 2016
UNT Collab Lab kick-off event to feature Steely Dan's Jeffrey Baxter
DENTON, Texas (UNT) ― A kick-off event for the UNT Collab Lab, “From Steely Dan to Cybersecurity: Asymmetrical Thinking in a Hyper-Connected, Collaborative World,” will take place Nov. 10 on Level 3 in the University Union, 1155 Union Circle.
"The Collab Lab will be at the intersection of technology and creativity," said Michael Monticino, special assistant to the UNT president. "The most innovative discoveries arise from combining ideas across disciplines. The Collab Lab will be where creative recombination fueled by technology happens."
Combining inspiration with state-of-the...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
UNT computer engineering professor wins high-profile award
DENTON (UNT), Texas – University of North Texas professor Ram Dantu has received a D Magazine CIO/CTO Chief Information Officer/Chief Technology Officer award. Dantu was named the 2016 “Outstanding Technology Advocate” by the magazine. He was the only person in academia who was even nominated.
“All of our past and present students in the lab are the reason for this amazing recognition,” said Dantu, director of the...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Google to host career workshops at UNT's Discovery Park
What: Google employees, including UNT alumna Cassie Chin, will host various tech talks with career-building lessons and opportunities for internships and full-time positions. The event is free for UNT students, but you must RSVP here to attend.
When: October 3-4 (Monday and Tuesday)
Where: UNT's Discovery Park campus, 3940 N Elm St, Denton, TX 76207
- Launching Your Technical Career: October 3 (Monday), 2 - 3:30pm, Room B-157...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
UNT doctoral students tackle the newest threats in cybersecurity
The University of North Texas is the only university in the country to receive National Science Foundation funding of more than $1 million for a Scholarship for Service program exclusive to Ph.D. students studying cybersecurity.
UNT's team of six Scholarship for Service students research topics including cyber physical security, insider threats, intrusion detection, data breaches, health information technology, big data security analysis and more. Those involved are Dr. Suliman Hawamdeh, Dr. Ram Dantu, Dr. Dan Kim, Dr. Victor R. Prybutok, Quentin...
Monday, September 19, 2016
Computer engineering professor named finalist for award
DENTON (UNT), Texas – UNT professor Ram Dantu has been named a D CEO CIO/CTO award finalist. Dantu is the only academic nominated and is named among top chief information and chief technology officers in North Texas.
Dantu began conducting research and teaching at UNT in 2003, when he took over as the director of the Center for Information and Computer Security. He worked in the industry for more...
Thursday, September 15, 2016
New discovery could change how many materials are designed
DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- New research published this week in the online publication Nature is challenging a theory that is more than 50 years old and could change how some materials are designed in the future.
A team of researchers, including professor Rajiv Mishra and post-doctoral researcher Mageshwari Komarasamy of the University of North Texas' ...
Monday, April 11, 2016
UNT engineer's research looks beyond paint, metals and ceramics
A UNT materials scientist is investigating a secret underneath the final layer of paint on Alessandro Allori's Portrait of Grand Duchess Bianca Capello de Medici with Her Son. The portrait, which was painted more than 500 years ago, is one piece of a story about a controversial royal family. The painting currently is being treated and studied by Paintings Conservation Fellow Laura Hartman in the Dallas Museum of Art's visible conservation studio.
Marcus Young, assistant professor in...
Thursday, February 25, 2016
UNT engineering students host STEM conference for girls, parents and educators
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas Society of Women Engineers will co-host the 2016 Design Your World conference for girls in grades 6 through 12, parents and educators. Parents and educators will learn how to encourage girls to become involved in STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – fields.
The conference will take place April 2 (Saturday) at UNT's Discovery Park campus. Parents...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Carnegie Classification lists UNT among Tier One research universities in latest report
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas is ranked among the nation's 115 top-tier research universities, according to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education™ released Monday (Feb. 1).
This achievement is commonly considered the most significant step in the evolution of a research university and marks a key milestone in UNT's commitment toward national prominence.
"We moved up in the Carnegie classifications by staying true to our roots as an institution focused on creativity as expressed through our research, scholarship and educational...