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Mark R. McLellan, a 30-year leader of university research programs with experience at five major institutions, was selected to oversee research and innovation at UNT as it seeks to grow its research enterprise and cement its place among the nation’s top Tier One research universities.

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.

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

student with Painted Bunting bird
This summer, a research team undertook the challenge of studying the mysterious nesting habits of the Painted Bunting at the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area.
students and oak leaves
Researchers at UNT have found that two oak tree species, widespread across the southern U.S., remove black carbon from the urban atmosphere.
Professor 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