Research Showcase

UNT utilizes advanced 3D printing labs to produce face shields

UNT utilizes advanced 3D printing labs to produce face shields

Engineers and artists are working together to create face shields for faculty and students to use once laboratories on campus start to reopen.

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AI students work to predict spread of COVID-19 in global challenge

AI students work to predict spread of COVID-19 in global challenge

A class project turned into much more as 30 teams of University of North Texas students compete internationally to create the most accurate model of the spread of COVID-19.

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Undergraduate researcher dedicated to finding a cure for her own disease

Undergraduate researcher dedicated to finding a cure for her own disease

UNT senior Allison Taylor could have let a medical condition slow down her academic plans or even her life in general, but instead, she’s using it as inspiration to reach her goals. Diagnosed at 18 with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, commonly known as CMT, she has dedicated her life to researching a cure.

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Three UNT researchers awarded NSF CAREER grants for excellence in their fields

Three UNT researchers awarded NSF CAREER grants for excellence in their fields

Three UNT researchers in linguistics, physics and mathematics were awarded more than $1.5 million total in grant money through the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program.

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A more efficient way to diagnose cancer

A more efficient way to diagnose cancer

Steven Gore, doctoral candidate in biological sciences, is developing a broader cancer diagnosis model.

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Drone traffic management taking off at UNT

Drone traffic management taking off at UNT

Kamesh Namuduri, professor of electrical engineering, is part of a NASA project focused on research toward safely and effectively managing drone traffic in urban areas.

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Researching pollinators

Researching pollinators

Elinor Lichtenberg is a behavioral and community ecologist interested in how plant-pollinator interactions change with the biological community.

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Transforming methane to methanol

Transforming methane to methanol

Modern-day alchemist Tom Cundari is taking the first steps to change methane gas into its liquid “cousin” methanol for safer and more economic shipping.

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Citizen scientists as excellent resources

Citizen scientists as excellent resources

Biological sciences researcher Kelly Albus sifted years of data collected by citizen scientists and found that it is of a quality consistent with that collected by professional agencies.

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 A new way to diagnose cancer

A new way to diagnose cancer

Doctors soon will have a new way to determine if a cell is cancerous by measuring its thermal properties, thanks to Tae-Youl Choi, a professor in the College of Engineering.

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The science of helping

The science of helping

From self-powered movement monitors to pain management, UNT College of Engineering researcher Ifana Mahbub is exploring the biomedical applications of semiconductor devices.

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$1 million gift establishes innovation center

$1 million gift establishes innovation center

A new collaboration between LaCore Labs and UNT will include a $1 million gift eligible for matching funds from the Texas Research Incentive Program, a new laboratory, sponsored research, a license to UNT technology and real-world opportunities for students.

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Discovering the secret of longevity in Ginkgo biloba trees

Discovering the secret of longevity in Ginkgo biloba trees

Distinguished Research Professor of biological sciences Richard Dixon and an international team of scientists have found that these thousand-year-old trees aren’t programmed to die.

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Lifting voices of young children through photography

Lifting voices of young children through photography

Tran Nguyen Templeton, assistant professor of early childhood studies, is working to help children express themselves and tell their own stories even though they are not yet old enough to write.

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UNT receives $10 million to expand additive manufacturing

UNT receives $10 million to expand additive manufacturing

It is a time of marvels and miracles, a time when 3D objects can literally be printed from a computer. It’s the Fourth Industrial Revolution, when manufacturing design, process and production are combining into one comprehensive whole.

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