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Research News

Advancing Medical Security and Enhancing Student Research Opportunities

Advancing Medical Security and Enhancing Student Research Opportunities

UNT researcher and professor Bibhudutta Rout from Physics, alongside  Saraju Mohanty from UNT Computer Science and Engineering and Elias Kougianos from UNT Electrical Engineering are collaborating with a team led by Babu Baniya from the Grambling State University on a half-million dollar NSF grant to advance medical security and broaden participation of historically underrepresented students in...

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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, ensuring a workforce of engineers trained to lead in this disruptive new technology...

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Collaborating with City of Lewisville on Creation of Needed Park

Collaborating with City of Lewisville on Creation of Needed Park

A UNT professor and a group of undergraduate students in the College of Health and Public Service are using their expertise to help bring much needed green space to a Lewisville community.

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Making Unmanned Air Transportation Safer for People and Communities

Making Unmanned Air Transportation Safer for People and Communities

Kamesh Namuduri is developing safer and more efficient ways to move people and cargo as the demand for using unmanned aerial vehicles in urban, suburban and rural areas continues to grow. Collaborating with Hermes Autonomous Air Mobility Solutions Corporation, he is developing an airspace hazard identification and alerting service for advanced air mobility applications.

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Graduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement

Graduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement

A new $2 million grant aimed at increasing participation and diversity in Ph.D. science and engineering programs focusing on research relevant to human health will be put into action at UNT this fall. G-RISE, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, will develop a diverse pool of Ph.D. students for careers in the biomedical research fields at UNT.

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Moving Toward Carbon-negative Manufacturing

Moving Toward Carbon-negative Manufacturing

Chemistry professor Shengqian Ma will spearhead the development of an industrial direct-air carbon dioxide capture module as part of a $2 million, three-year project for the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a prototype low-cost system for capturing carbon dioxide waste from manufacturing emissions and cleanly converting it into ethanol.

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Particulates in Precipitation

Particulates in Precipitation

From radioactive rain to hitchhiking tardigrades, particulates in precipitation have big implications for ecosystems, according to ecosystem geographer Alexandra Ponette-González. She shines a magnifying glass on the microscopic materials that land on and flow through plants with water in a paper published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

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Studying Remote Learning during the Pandemic

Studying Remote Learning during the Pandemic

College of Education Assistant Professor Lauren Eutsler studies how teachers are handling the new world of education after a shift to remote instruction due to COVID-19 restrictions and offers suggestions for moving forward.

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Global Sports Innovator Stadia Ventures Collaborates with UNT

Global Sports Innovator Stadia Ventures Collaborates with UNT

UNT’s sport entertainment management program has added Stadia Ventures — a global sports innovation hub for entrepreneurs, industry partners and investors — to its list of collaborators. Students will benefit from unique internship opportunities and access to the latest innovations in sports technology, as well as an exclusive summer startup pitch event with Stadia executives as mentors.

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Reducing Disparities in Special Education

Reducing Disparities in Special Education

Brenda Barrio, associate professor of special education, in collaboration with Susan Nichols, interim executive director of UNT’s Kristin Farmer Autism Center, are researching the disparities in diagnoses and treatment of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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Study on Mental Health and Wellbeing of Collegiate Athletes During Pandemic

Study on Mental Health and Wellbeing of Collegiate Athletes During Pandemic

The UNT Center of Sport Psychology and Performance Excellence, in collaboration with Wayne State University, has released results in an ongoing study examining the overall health, performance and psychological wellbeing of collegiate athletes during the pandemic.

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Providing COVID-19 Health Information to Minority Language Groups

Providing COVID-19 Health Information to Minority Language Groups

Researchers at UNT and Indiana University are partnering to communicate effectively about COVID-19 to one of the largest refugee groups in the U.S. — refugees of Myanmar, who are members of the Chin language community.

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Advanced 3D-printing Labs to Produce Face Shields

Advanced 3D-printing Labs to Produce Face Shields

UNT 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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Securing Health Care Devices

Securing Health Care Devices

UNT researchers Elias Kougianos, Elias Mpofu and Saraju Mohanty will use a National Science Foundation grant to improve the security of implantable medical devices and the data they collect.

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Grantsmanship Workshops Empower Researchers

Grantsmanship Workshops Empower Researchers

Writing grants is a challenging process that will have a huge payoff for faculty members. However, the process is not something all researchers feel is their area of expertise. The first one-day grant proposal planning and writing workshop designed to increase faculty expertise in obtaining external funding launched in December.

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