Tuesday, April 15, 2014
UNT engineering graduate student wins National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Natalie Parde, a graduate student in the University of North Texas College of Engineering, has won a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship for her work researching natural language processing – which makes it possible for computers to understand how humans talk and write.
Parde, who studies computer science and engineering, will receive $32,000 per year for up to three years as part of the research fellowship. The fellowship also...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
UNT undergraduates to show original research at University Scholars Day April 17
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Approximately 200 University of North Texas students will present the results of their original research projects during the university's Eleventh Annual University Scholars Day April 17 (Thursday).
Sponsored by the UNT Honors College, but open to all UNT students who are earning bachelor's degrees, Scholars Day gives students a chance to present their research in the same way that faculty members and other professionals present their research at conferences, either through display of research posters or by giving oral...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Planetwalk set to open at UNT astronomy observatory April 5
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Join scientists, astronomers and other fans of the universe for a "Big Bang" event celebrating the opening of the M.R. and E. Hudson Foundation Planetwalk at 8 p.m. on April 5 (Saturday) at the University of North Texas Rafes Urban Astronomy Center observatory.
The observatory is located at 2350 Tom Cole Road in Denton.
"The Hudson Planetwalk provides a uniquely informative introduction to our Rafes Urban Astronomy Center," says Ron DiIulio, director of UNT's astronomy...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
UNT's Innovation Greenhouse launches Big D Big Data Hackathon
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The Innovation Greenhouse at the University of North Texas will host the Big D Big Data Hackathon beginning at 6 p.m. March 28 (Friday) through March 29 (Saturday) at the Microsoft Innovation Center in Irving, where participants will show off predictive analysis skills to judges, working professionals, entrepreneurs and more.
The Microsoft Innovation Center is located at...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
New, high-tech engineering laboratories to advance research at UNT
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Engineering researchers at the University of North Texas have new, cutting-edge equipment and laboratory spaces to develop and test new bioproducts, discover new materials and test the latest in energy efficient products.
UNT's College of Engineering will celebrate the opening of 30,000 square feet of state-of-the-art research laboratory and teaching space at a ribbon cutting event at 3 p.m. on March 25 (Tuesday) at Discovery Park.
"The new, advanced laboratory space...
Monday, February 24, 2014
UNT students earn national research placement
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
UNT launches biomedical engineering degree program
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas College of Engineering now offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biomedical engineering.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering has become the college’s sixth department, with focus areas including biomedical instrumentation, bio mechanics and bioinformatics.
“Students who enroll in the new biomedical program will learn from engineering faculty who are world-renowned for their expertise in the biomedical engineering field,” said College of...
Friday, January 24, 2014
UNT engineering professor named National Academy of Inventors Fellow
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
UNT study explores effectiveness of smartphone hearing aid applications
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Research conducted by University of North Texas speech and hearing sciences professor Amyn Amlani and colleagues suggests that smartphone-based hearing aid applications can be used as effective, short-term solutions for listeners with hearing loss. The study investigates the efficacy and perceived advantages of using smartphone applications as an alternative treatment option to traditional hearing aids.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
UNT student awarded $10,000 scholarship from the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation