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...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
UNT students to participate in Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the State Capitol
Monday, December 19, 2016
UNT students aiming high for NASA rocket competition
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
UNT engineer part of collaboration receiving $10 million for nuclear waste disposal research
Thursday, November 17, 2016
UNT engineering professor wins lifetime achievement award
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — A major honor was recently presented to Leticia Anaya, a senior lecturer in the University of North Texas’ College of Engineering. The Regional Hispanic Contractor Association presented its 2016 Women’s Luna Lifetime Achievement Award to Anaya. She was chosen for her more than 19 years of teaching engineering technology courses at UNT, as well as her experience working in the industry.
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...