Research Showcase

Research Showcase

Biomedical Engineering Students Work to Help Child with Rare Disease

Biomedical Engineering Students Work to Help Child with Rare Disease

Four senior design students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering are working to help a six-year boy be able to play, which he often is too weak to do. For their capstone project, they are designing an upper-body orthosis using equipment in UNT's Biomedical Makerspace at Discovery Park to help the patient who has NUBPL, an extremely rare, progressive neurodegenerative disease. The project...

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Research Backed by NASA, U.S. Geological Survey will Inform Changes in Water-wise Irrigation Techniques

Research Backed by NASA, U.S. Geological Survey will Inform Changes in Water-wise Irrigation Techniques

A team of researchers from the UNT is using high quality satellite and aerial imagery to study how farmers in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley are using water resources and how the farmers’ irrigation methods have changed over the past decades.

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Researchers Working to Connect North Texans Impacted by Aphasia with Expanded Support

Researchers Working to Connect North Texans Impacted by Aphasia with Expanded Support

A group of University of North Texas researchers is working to expand support for North Texas residents living with aphasia and their families, friends and care partners.

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Creating Next-Gen Manufacturing

Creating Next-Gen Manufacturing

UNT center is changing the face of manufacturing — developing advanced material components for industries ranging from biomedical and energy to defense and aerospace — with future-focused solutions and workforce training that will lead U.S. global competitiveness.

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1,000 Publications

1,000 Publications

One thousand and counting. Bill Acree, professor of chemistry, recently received acceptance of his 1,000th publication.

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Creating the Change

Creating the Change

Eleven speakers spread their ideas and inspired the audience — in person and online — to make a difference in the world at the TEDxUNT: Create the Change event held in October.

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Breath of Fresh Air

Breath of Fresh Air

Alexandra Ponette-González, associate professor of geography and the environment, was recently selected to serve on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee, the nation’s top advisory committee informing air quality standards.

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Meet the Dean

Meet the Dean

College of Visual Arts and Design Dean Karen Hutzel — an advocate for experiential learning opportunities — understands the value of the arts in public higher education.

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Autonomous Tech in Agriculture

Autonomous Tech in Agriculture

Inspired by his family of farmers in India, Nagaraju Mukka (’16 M.S.) is using his expertise to improve technology in agriculture.

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Finding  Treatments for Seizures

Finding Treatments for Seizures

Kian Huat (Eric) Lim (’06), a computational biologist, earned a spot on the 40 Under 40 in Cancer list — which recognizes emerging leaders in the study and treatment of cancer.

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Diversity in Preservation

Diversity in Preservation

kYmberly Keeton, a library science alumna and current doctoral student in information science, was recently selected to receive the National Trust for Historic Preservation Diversity Scholarship for PastForward 2021 Online.

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Extended Reality Tech

Extended Reality Tech

Kathryn Hays, a doctoral student in information science and a research associate in UNT’s xREZ Art + Science Lab, is currently working on research in spatial computing, segmentation 3D and human-computer interaction.

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Chemical Kinetics

Chemical Kinetics

Vincent Lowe, a junior in chemistry with a minor in biological sciences, has been working in the laboratory of Regents Professor of chemistry Paul Marshall since May 2020, two days before he graduated from high school.

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Cognition and Dance

Cognition and Dance

Madison (Sonny) Card, a senior psychology major, began a professional career in the performing arts, developing choreographic works and performance styles of dance.

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Composing in the Wilderness

Composing in the Wilderness

Garrison Gerard, a doctoral student in UNT’s music composition program, was selected for the prestigious Composing in the Wilderness program, which took place in summer 2021.

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Sustainable Ranch Practices

Sustainable Ranch Practices

A collaboration between UNT researchers and the Dixon Water Foundation is helping to create sustainable ranch practices and further basic science about biodiversity.

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Protecting the Environment

Protecting the Environment

With an eye toward ensuring the world’s natural resources are sustained for the future, UNT researchers are creating solutions to combat climate change, biodiversity concerns and air pollution.

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UNT Reaffirmed as Tier One Research University

UNT Reaffirmed as Tier One Research University

The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education™ reaffirmed UNT’s standing as a Tier One Research University – further evidence of the university’s momentum in growing its research profile. Only 141 universities nationwide are included in the “Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity” classification.

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Room for Growth

Room for Growth

With AI, learning technologies professors create digital space for K-12 teachers to increase efficacy, equity and diversity in the K-12 environment.

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Understanding Disease

Understanding Disease

A possible malaria outbreak in birds in Chile could lead to a better understanding of the impact global warming has on disease transmission, according to Andrew Gregory, assistant professor of biological sciences.

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