Wednesday, November 15, 2017
UNT partnering with Indian Institute of Technology for bioimplant longevity research
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- As the population age 65 and older in the U.S. – and the world – grows, so does the need for bioimplants, such as artificial knees and hips, dental prosthetics and cardiovascular devices. Implant surgeries can be taxing on older demographics who tend to take longer to recover, and once a bioimplant is inserted, there’s no guarantee it will last. Sundeep Mukherjee,...
Thursday, November 2, 2017
UNT inks higher education partnership with Texas Motor Speedway, providing fresh opportunities for students
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas is officially the proud higher education partner of Texas Motor Speedway, UNT President Neal Smatresk announced Wednesday (Nov. 1).
Smatresk introduced the brand-new partnership at a special Science of Speed panel discussion for students on the university’s Denton campus. The UNT president joined NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and Nationwide Series champion Austin Dillon, USA Luge legend Gordy...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Esteemed researcher named director of UNT College of Engineering’s PACCAR Technology Institute
Monday, August 14, 2017
National Science Foundation grant to fund drone advances at UNT
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The National Science Foundation has awarded Shengli Fu, University of North Texas College of Engineering associate professor and chair of electrical engineering, a $250,000 grant for drone research and development. The grant is part of $1 million that has been divided between UNT, the University of Texas at Arlington, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi and the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez.
“I’m excited about the potential for this...
Monday, July 24, 2017
UNT College of Engineering adds computer science executive master’s degree
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas College of Engineering is now offering an executive master’s degree in computer science, exclusively available at the UNT New College at Frisco. The degree, with concentrations in data science and cybersecurity, is designed for working professionals with at least two years of experience who want to build upon their expertise.
“This unique program will allow students to explore and strengthen their skills in...
Monday, July 17, 2017
UNT computer engineering professor named Tech Titans Award finalist
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
UNT partners with Chinese university to offer materials science and engineering transfer program
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas College of Engineering has partnered with Dalian Jiaotong University in China to create a transfer program in materials science and engineering. The “1+3” program allows qualified students to complete one year of undergraduate study at DJTU and then transfer to UNT to finish the remaining three years of study needed to satisfy the university’s degree requirements. Students who complete the program will receive a...
Thursday, June 29, 2017
UNT College of Engineering professor wins prestigious science award
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Newest version of online game could change the future of electronics
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Can an online game help discover fast and effective algorithms that inspire architectural innovation and lead to opportunities for new designs to develop next generation electronic devices? Gayatri Mehta, associate professor of electrical engineering for the University of North Texas College of Engineering, thinks so – and she, along with a team of students, has created a free online game called “UNTANGLED” to prove it.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
UNT demonstrates first ever drone provided cell service for disaster response
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — When disasters like tornadoes and hurricanes strike, they often take down the technology emergency workers desperately need to keep in contact — cellphone service. Now a professor at the University of North Texas is working to make sure those first responders can get that vital access through an airborne communication system.
“We demonstrated a portable communication system that can be attached to a drone,” said...