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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.

UNT Research Magazine

UNT Research is published for the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation by the Division of University Relations, Communications and Marketing, University of North Texas. View the latest issue »

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

Dr. April Becker
April Becker, assistant professor of behavioral analysis, earned a 2019 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award for her improvements for stroke research.
woodpeckers on tree
Ph.D. candidate, Amy Wynia, traveled more than 6,000 miles in search of the Magellanic Woodpecker, the largest woodpecker in South America.
Dr. Sheldon Shi and Changlei Xia in his lab
https://www.enviromac.solutionsTechnology developed by Sheldon Shi, professor of mechanical and energy engineering at UNT, and his graduate student, Changlei Xia, uses biomass to quickly, cost-effectively clean up toxic spills.

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