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UNT's Center for Agile and Adaptive Additive Manufacturing was awarded $10 million in funding during the recent 86th Texas legislative session. The center, established in 2018 under the umbrella of the university's existing Materials Research Facility, will help advance the science and application of additive manufacturing across industries — from aeronautics to defense. The center's research will lead to smart materials and environmentally friendly technologies while helping Texas develop a highly skilled workforce of engineers.

Jan Holden receiving check at awards celebration

Honoring top research, teaching and service
UNT faculty members were recently celebrated for their dedication to excellence through research, service and education. Awards were presented during the Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Celebration April 25, supported by the UNT Foundation. Watch a video honoring Eminent Faculty Award winner Janice Holden, and view the complete list of faculty members who were lauded for their accomplishments.

About ORI

UNT is a leading research university that is nationally and internationally recognized for its scholarship in all fields — from fine arts to technology, humanities to life sciences, and music to entrepreneurship. UNT is committed to the creation and advancement of innovative research, art and scholarship.

One of the primary responsibilities of the Office of Research and Innovation is to develop and implement strategies in collaboration with the Office of the Provost and other vice presidential areas to transform and expand UNT's research enterprise.

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Our Research

black hole image
Ohad Shemmer, professor of physics, is part of an international team of astronomers who recently discovered evidence of the most remote "cloaked" black hole ever found.
Skylar King
Skylar King and Chipo Gray, in the Department of Biological Sciences, recently authored a paper in Cell Death & Differentiation about the cell death pathway and the CISD gene family.
Dr. Miguel Acevedo
Miguel Acevedo, Regents Professor of electrical engineering, was recently awarded a $2.5 million grant from the NSF to dig deep in tackling the growing global problem of food insecurity. 

Tools for Researchers

The Office of Research supports new knowledge and its dissemination by assisting faculty in their research, scholarly, and creative activities.

Forms IRB How to apply for a grant Principal Investigator (PI) Handbook