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Narendra Dahotre, interim vice president of research and innovation and a distinguished professor with the College of Engineering, recently received the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Eli Whitney Productivity Award for lifetime achievement in the area of manufacturing engineering.

Research Spotlight

UNT joined forces with Digital Train Limited, a leader in internet and mobile internet educational content and delivery, to launch its NetDragon Digital Research Centre to give faculty and students additional opportunities for research and technology development.

Summer Academy high school students and researcher in laboratory
UNT College of Science chemistry professor Guido Verbeck and InspectIR Systems LLC are collaborating to commercialize a system for detecting drugs by analyzing a person’s breath.
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.

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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

Chinese violet cress flowers
How a small flower in China led to a big discovery: UNT professors are working on a plant oil that could replace petroleum and sythetic oils.
Saurabh Nene and Michael Franks
Saurabh Nene, a post-doctoral researcher with the UNT College of Engineering Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has designed a new steel-like alloy that is five times stronger than conventional steel by combining iron, manganese, cobalt, chromium and silicon through induction melting, casting and Friction Stir Processing.
Ellen Qian, Mira Patel and Raahi Menon
While many teenagers are spending their summer at the pool, dozens of UNT Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science students are conducting research in laboratories across the UNT campus. Summer scholarships and generous faculty members offer rare opportunities for these young students to work alongside UNT researchers.

Tools for Researchers

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

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