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Exploring Protein and Cellular Engineering

Exploring Protein and Cellular Engineering

Department of Biomedical Engineering researcher Clement Chan recently received a $1.5 million National Institutes of HealthMaximizing Investigators’ Research Award to study protein and cellular engineering.

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Next Generation Nuclear Power

Next Generation Nuclear Power

UNT teams up with national lab and industry to develop safer, more efficient storage for next-generation nuclear reactors. As the result of funding from the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), UNT and their collaborators will develop a safer and more efficient method of containing and recycling molten salt nuclear waste from nuclear reactors and other sources...

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Working to Improve Communication for People Unable to Speak and with Limited Mobility

Working to Improve Communication for People Unable to Speak and with Limited Mobility

A UNT professor is working to help people who are unable to speak and with severe motor disabilities that impact their ability to sign or type communicate better.

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Partnering for the Future

Partnering for the Future

CAAAM seeks new partnerships in manufacturing standards and processes for accelerating additive manufacturing research and workforce development.

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Outdoor Netted Facility to Further Drone Research

Outdoor Netted Facility to Further Drone Research

UNT’s Center for Integrated Intelligent Mobility Systems has announced plans to build an outdoor meshed test facility for air and ground autonomous vehicle research and development.

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New Equipment Could Reshape the Future of High Entropy Alloys

New Equipment Could Reshape the Future of High Entropy Alloys

A new grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) will allow UNT materials scientists to delve deeper into the world of High Entropy Alloys (HEAs).

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Fellow of the Society of Photo Optical Instrumentation Engineers

Fellow of the Society of Photo Optical Instrumentation Engineers

UNT Engineering professor Anupama Kaul recently was elected Fellow of the Society of Photo Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) for her significant technical and societal contributions in the area of two-dimensional layered materials and nanocarbons for optoelectronics, photonics and sensing, including in flexible platforms.

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Army Representatives Recognize Importance of Emerging Technologies from UNT

Army Representatives Recognize Importance of Emerging Technologies from UNT

Representatives from the U.S. Army Reserve’s 75th Innovation Command, First Innovation Group recently visited UNT to recognize the importance of emerging technology from the university in supporting their mission to strengthen national defense.

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2022 Tech Titans Finalists

2022 Tech Titans Finalists

Three UNT Engineering researchers were honored as finalists for two prestigious Tech Titans awards at the annual gala held Jan.19 in Dallas. The awards showcase outstanding tech companies and individuals in North Texas who are transforming the industry and paving the way for new inventions and technical applications.

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Understanding Dynamic and Multilayer Networks

Understanding Dynamic and Multilayer Networks

Sanjukta Bhowmick has received three new grants for her work in dynamic networks and multilayer networks to solve today’s modern problems.

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TAMS Students Place First in North American Autonomous Car Competition

TAMS Students Place First in North American Autonomous Car Competition

Three students at UNT’s Texas Academy of Mathematics and Sciences (TAMS) took first place in the Amazon Web Services DeepRacer Student League Competition, the world’s first autonomous car racing league.

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Cracking the Code on Cybersecurity Threats

Cracking the Code on Cybersecurity Threats

Three UNT researchers have been awarded a prestigious National Security Agency Research Innovation Award to crack the code on cybersecurity threats against private companies and government entities. UNT is one of six institutions to have received this type of award this year.

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Studying High-temperature HEAs for the Air Force

Studying High-temperature HEAs for the Air Force

Materials science and engineering researcher Rajarshi Banerjee is rethinking the types of elements that could be used for aircrafts, thanks to a new $900,000 research grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.

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2021 Tech Titans Finalists

2021 Tech Titans Finalists

Three UNT engineering researchers have been named finalists for two prestigious awards from Tech Titans, which showcase outstanding tech companies and individuals in North Texas.

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UNT Records Record Growth in Research Productivity

UNT Records Record Growth in Research Productivity

Despite hurdles presented by the global pandemic, UNT recorded record growth in research productivity last year. Unprecedented gains in new research grants and proposals and overall research expenditures reflect the university’s rise as a major national research university.

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More Readily and Accurately Designing New Proteins to Reprogram Living Cells

More Readily and Accurately Designing New Proteins to Reprogram Living Cells

Researchers at the University of North Texas and the University of Texas at Dallas have, for the first time, modified the compatibility of proteins in cells by building connections at the molecular level that did not exist before.

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Tackling Worldwide Heart Issue

Tackling Worldwide Heart Issue

Hamid Sadat recently received $355,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to examine calcific aortic valve (CAV) disease – the most common valve disease in elderly people and found in nearly 2.6 million people worldwide.

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Advancing Soldier Protection

Advancing Soldier Protection

A team of researchers with the Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Processes Institute received a $5.5 million grant to devise new materials for making bulletproof protection materials.

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Developing a New Alloy for NASA

Developing a New Alloy for NASA

Department of Materials Science and Engineering Assistant Professor Aidin Imandoust and University Distinguished Research Professor Rajiv Mishra are creating a tungsten-based alloy that could be used for protective linings in nuclear fusion reactors and other nuclear applications.

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Leading the Way in Additive Manufacturing

Leading the Way in Additive Manufacturing

The Center for Agile and Adaptive Additive Manufacturing (CAAAM) is transforming manufacturing technologies to create market-based solutions involving fundamental science impacting everything from medical implants to next-generation drones and encouraging new industry and global collaborations for North Texas.

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