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TAMS students named 2024 Goldwater Scholars for research in AI and chemistry

TAMS students named 2024 Goldwater Scholars for research in AI and chemistry

Two students from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) at the University of North Texas, have been named as 2024 Goldwater Scholars.

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Engineering alum named U.S. Department of Defense SMART Scholar

Engineering alum named U.S. Department of Defense SMART Scholar

Recent UNT electrical engineering alum James Jenkins earned a scholarship-for-service award from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) program.

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Music professor awarded fellowship to study a musical connection to climate crisis

Music professor awarded fellowship to study a musical connection to climate crisis

Conversations about environmentalism within the field of music and sound studies are generally not robust, but UNT music theory professor Andrew Chung is working to change that.

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Four UNT researchers earn graduate fellowship from U.S. National Science Foundation

Four UNT researchers earn graduate fellowship from U.S. National Science Foundation

The award will cover full tuition of a research-based graduate degree and allow recipients to further their research in areas ranging from additive manufacturing to aquatic ecotoxicology.

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UNT collaborates with NRF Foundation for research on ‘recommerce’ retail trend

UNT collaborates with NRF Foundation for research on ‘recommerce’ retail trend

It's the first time that the NRF Foundation, a nonprofit that provides access to education and opportunities needed for successful retail careers, has worked with a U.S. university on a case study.

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National Science Foundation honors three UNT researchers with CAREER awards

National Science Foundation honors three UNT researchers with CAREER awards

The UNT honorees have earned more than $1.8 million in grants through the U.S. National Science Foundation’s most prestigious recognition program for early career research faculty.

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UNT emeritus professor recognized internationally for project 12 years in the making

UNT emeritus professor recognized internationally for project 12 years in the making

A project that took 12 years to complete by College of Science Emeritus Professor James Marshall and his late wife, Virginia “Jenny” Marshall, is now getting international recognition.

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UNT scholars participate in National Institutes of Health program

UNT scholars participate in National Institutes of Health program

The goal of the All of Us Research Scholar Program is to gather health data from at least one million people living in the United States to accelerate health research discoveries.

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UNT engineering professor leading multi-institutional team using AI to speed up alloy design

UNT engineering professor leading multi-institutional team using AI to speed up alloy design

The research is supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future program.

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UNT engineering researchers using additive manufacturing for metal composition and radio frequency research

UNT engineering researchers using additive manufacturing for metal composition and radio frequency research

The projects were funded by the U.S. Naval Research Office with separate grants totaling nearly $2.5 million.

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USDA grants support cotton studies and enhance research capabilities with high-resolution tissue dissection and collection

USDA grants support cotton studies and enhance research capabilities with high-resolution tissue dissection and collection

Recent funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture is being used to further understanding of cotton plant development and purchase a laser microdissection system.

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Information Science scholars studying cultural record preservation at Minority-Serving Institutions

Information Science scholars studying cultural record preservation at Minority-Serving Institutions

UNT researchers will comprehensively examine the landscape of Minority-Serving Institution archives and special collections with a grant from the U.S. National Endowment for Humanities.

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Chemistry professor recognized for outstanding contributions to physical sciences

Chemistry professor recognized for outstanding contributions to physical sciences

Shengqian Ma, a global leader in nanoporous materials research, is the first-ever UNT recipient of the award from the Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering, Science and Technology.

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Business experts earn funding for national security-related research

Business experts earn funding for national security-related research

Three G. Brint Ryan College of Business faculty have earned more than $300,000 in grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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Engineering adding X-ray diffraction system for aerospace materials research

Engineering adding X-ray diffraction system for aerospace materials research

The one-of-a-kind system is funded by a $2.6 million grant from the Army Research Office as part of its Defense University Research Instrumentation Program.

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Physics professor selected for DARPA Young Faculty Award

Physics professor selected for DARPA Young Faculty Award

Prestigious award includes $500,000 in research funding for Yuzhe Xiao’s work on thermal properties of semiconductors.

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USDA grant funds initiative to build edible landscape on campus, grow food studies research

USDA grant funds initiative to build edible landscape on campus, grow food studies research

The Milpa Agricultural Placemaking Project will include developing a multilingual oral history archive on food and agriculture in North Texas and a new UNT seed library, which will produce and distribute free vegetable plant seedlings to the public.

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Interdisciplinary team advancing infrared laser tech

Interdisciplinary team advancing infrared laser tech

The goal of the research is to investigate methods for maintaining temperature-stable lasers after long duration and high-power conditions.

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Forthcoming program to cultivate future leaders in Latino cultural preservation

Forthcoming program to cultivate future leaders in Latino cultural preservation

The American Latino Museum Internship and Fellowship Initiative will support students advancing careers in Latino museums and cultural preservation studies.

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UNT earns USDA grant to foster future leaders in food and fiber

UNT earns USDA grant to foster future leaders in food and fiber

With support from the USDA grant, the College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism will create an array of new academic offerings, events and research experiences to prepare future transformational leaders.

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