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...
Monday, May 8, 2017
UNT receives funding for first of its kind machine
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
From digital data to knowledge: UNT researcher receives NSF CAREER award
Monday, April 17, 2017
UNT computer science: 45 years of changing lives and technology
Thursday, April 13, 2017
UNT professor creates coating that reduces glass reflection
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — Glass reflection is the source of many problems and frustrations, but a professor at the University of North Texas has discovered a solution. Diana Berman, a materials science professor in the College of Engineering, has created a simple coating with the potential to have a major impact and her work has just been published in the online journal ...
Monday, April 10, 2017
UNT professor helping visually impaired students learn computer science
DENTON (UNT), Texas - When you use a computer you typically read an article, watch a video or access information from a graph. These may seem like simple tasks, but to a person who is visually impaired, these tasks can be challenging.
One University of North Texas professor knows these challenges all too well. Stephanie Ludi works in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. She is also visually impaired.
“As an undergraduate I had the usual difficulties of learning about what computer science...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
UNT student creates device aimed at helping those with arthritic knees walk easier
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — A University of North Texas graduate student is taking a step towards making exoskeletons available to help more people.
Typically exoskeletons, which are wearable mobile machines that allow for more limb movement, increased strength and endurance, are extremely expensive and mostly used in the military world. However, Jenn Cao, a student in UNT’s College of Engineering, has created a working prototype aimed at helping those who struggle to walk because of osteoarthritis in their knees...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
UNT institute part of a $20 million grant to research new ways to keep soldiers safe
Monday, February 27, 2017
UNT students/veterans helping create next generation of Army tactical shelters
DENTON (UNT), Texas – For about the past 30 years, the U.S. Army has used the same tactical shelters for their soldiers. Now, the University of North Texas is part of a collaboration with a goal of making the next generation of those shelters, and two Army veterans who are College of Engineering students will be key in making it happen.
The Army has granted two UNT research teams, along with their collaborators at Northeastern University and the University of Southern...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Strengthening Walls, Saving Lives
DENTON (UNT), Texas - Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes – it seems almost every week a deadly natural disaster is reported in the news. Now researchers at the University of North Texas are working to help create walls that will stand up to those disasters, with hopes of saving homes and lives.
“This is such a fascinating research project. It’s interesting, it’s practical and it really could save lives,” said Xing Lan, a graduate student in UNT’s College of Engineering.
Lan has been testing new shear walls the research team made out of...