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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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Nearly $3M in U.S. NIH funding will boost UNT health-related research

Nearly $3M in U.S. NIH funding will boost UNT health-related research

Researchers in UNT's Department of Biomedical Engineering will bring new understanding to some of the world’s biggest health challenges — from cancer to dementia and epilepsy.

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Chemistry professor recipient of U.S. Department of Energy early career award

Chemistry professor recipient of U.S. Department of Energy early career award

Omar Valsson is one of 93 in the nation and one of only three in Texas to be named a recipient of the 2023 Early Career Award from the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Engineering team advancing cognitive distributed sensing with U.S. Army grant

Engineering team advancing cognitive distributed sensing with U.S. Army grant

UNT’s portion will be $3.76 million this first year, with a possibility of additional funding over the next four years.

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College of Engineering doctoral student earns NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

College of Engineering doctoral student earns NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Ali Khan recently earned a $53,000 Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation, one of the most competitive research awards in the U.S. for a graduate student.

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From archival materials to next-gen curriculum, Information Science faculty are advancing knowledge and practices in their field

From archival materials to next-gen curriculum, Information Science faculty are advancing knowledge and practices in their field

Research is backed by nearly $1 million in grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program.

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With NASA grant, UNT engineers and chemists exploring new protective coatings for lunar exploration tech

With NASA grant, UNT engineers and chemists exploring new protective coatings for lunar exploration tech

Through the project, UNT professors and their external collaborators also will focus on encouraging future STEM professionals to pursue careers in space exploration.

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UNT leads new Department of Energy consortium on emerging semiconductors and technologies

UNT leads new Department of Energy consortium on emerging semiconductors and technologies

The $5 million National Nuclear Security Agency award involves more than 15 researchers across the nation.

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Engineering research to boost future manufacturing of critical military machinery

Engineering research to boost future manufacturing of critical military machinery

The research is supported by the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory and will analyze the laser-based powder bed fusion additive manufacturing process.

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Chemistry student earns USDA fellowship for research with possible implications on food safety

Chemistry student earns USDA fellowship for research with possible implications on food safety

The award will support the investigation of a fungal endophyte that grows naturally on corn.

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