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Three UNT Researchers Named Tech Titans Finalists

Three UNT Researchers Named Tech Titans Finalists

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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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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Ifana Mahbub Receives Prestigious DARPA Young Faculty Award

Ifana Mahbub Receives Prestigious DARPA Young Faculty Award

Ifana Mahbub, an assistant professor of electrical engineering, is the first UNT recipient of a prestigious Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Mahbub will use the two-year $500,000 award to work on the development of a wireless power transfer network of unmanned aircraft systems that would allow drones to be charged wirelessly in the field by other...

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Novel Approach to Additively Manufactured 2D Perovskite Devices Published in Nature

Novel Approach to Additively Manufactured 2D Perovskite Devices Published in Nature

Anupama Kaul, PACCAR Professor of Engineering from the Departments of Materials Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering, has successfully used additive manufacturing to print inks of 2D perovskites, which are highly complex molecules that absorb incoming light extremely well.

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Creating Sensor for Additive Manufacturing Process

Creating Sensor for Additive Manufacturing Process

Haifeng Zhang, professor of mechanical engineering, is a co-principal investigator in a new $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. He, along with researchers at Penn State University, will develop and fabricate an in-situ sensor for use during the additive manufacturing process.

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Innovating 3D-printed Materials for Cars

Innovating 3D-printed Materials for Cars

Researchers from the College of Engineering will collaborate with the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the largest U.S. Department of Energy science and energy laboratory, as part of a $1.5 million grant from the DOE to advance 3D-printed materials for automotive body frames.

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Professor Earns Prestigious Powe Award

Professor Earns Prestigious Powe Award

College of Engineering assistant professor Yijie Jiang earned the prestigious 2020 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities for his research into passive control of internal structures in 3D printed composites.

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Retrieving Private Information More Effectively

Retrieving Private Information More Effectively

Electrical Engineering Assistant professor Hua Sun's research focuses on private information retrieval, and thanks to a new National Science Foundation grant, he's diving deeper into the fundamentals of understanding what is and isn’t possible in the field.

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DIY 3D-printed Mask and Nose Plugs

DIY 3D-printed Mask and Nose Plugs

A mechanical engineering researcher and his students have developed open source codes for a new mask and nose plug that uses smart technology to respond to a wearer’s breathing.

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Creating 3D-printed Ventilator Splitters for COVID-19 Patients

Creating 3D-printed Ventilator Splitters for COVID-19 Patients

In response to the possible need for more ventilators to treat critically ill COVID-19 patients, a team from UNT’s College of Engineering collaborated to adapt a design and manufacture ventilator splitters in the college’s digital manufacturing lab. The team used 3D printing technology to make the splitters, which will allow doctors to use a single ventilator to treat two patients.

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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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Dahotre New Associate Vice President for CAAAM

Dahotre New Associate Vice President for CAAAM

Narendra Dahotre, Regents Professor of materials science and engineering at UNT, was named associate vice president for the Center for Agile and Adaptive Additive Manufacturing at UNT.

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UNT Receives $10M to Expand Additive Manufacturing

UNT Receives $10M 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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Engineering New Materials

Engineering New Materials

UNT researchers are leading the way in the Fourth Industrial Revolution — the fusion of manufacturing design, process and production — to transform how industries engineer new materials and devices.

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