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Biomedical Engineering Students Work to Help Child with Rare Disease

Biomedical Engineering Students Work to Help Child with Rare Disease

Four senior design students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering are working to help a six-year boy be able to play, which he often is too weak to do. For their capstone project, they are designing an upper-body orthosis using equipment in UNT's Biomedical Makerspace at Discovery Park to help the patient who has NUBPL, an extremely rare, progressive neurodegenerative disease. The project...

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Research Backed by NASA, U.S. Geological Survey will Inform Changes in Water-wise Irrigation Techniques

Research Backed by NASA, U.S. Geological Survey will Inform Changes in Water-wise Irrigation Techniques

A team of researchers from the UNT is using high quality satellite and aerial imagery to study how farmers in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley are using water resources and how the farmers’ irrigation methods have changed over the past decades.

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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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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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Dantu Named to Dallas 500 for Third Year in a Row

Dantu Named to Dallas 500 for Third Year in a Row

Department of Computer Science and Engineering professor, Ram Dantu, was named DCEO’s Dallas 500 list for the third year in a row.

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Exotic Nanomaterials for Nanoelectronics and Quantum Devices

Exotic Nanomaterials for Nanoelectronics and Quantum Devices

Anupama Kaul, professor of materials science and engineering and electrical engineering, is studying nanomaterials such as tungsten diselenide and other semiconducting van der Waals solids that are being considered for electronics and optoelectronics as alternatives to silicon.

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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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Advancing 3D Printing of Tissues and Organs

Advancing 3D Printing of Tissues and Organs

Brian Meckes, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at UNT, recently received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop an advanced method of printing complex three-dimensional biological tissues, with potentially far-reaching impacts in medical research.

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