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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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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 program empowers area high schoolers, teachers in environmental research

UNT program empowers area high schoolers, teachers in environmental research

Seeds to Empower (S2 EMPWER) unites UNT researchers from across disciplines to provide unique research opportunities and introduce participants to possible future pathways in STEM.

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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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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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UNT experts ranked among world’s most cited for 2023

UNT experts ranked among world’s most cited for 2023

Nearly 80 UNT researchers across disciplines were included in the annual and career rankings of the world’s most cited researchers.

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CVAD students create art inspired by UNT research

CVAD students create art inspired by UNT research

Art students displayed their work as part of the exhibition “In Symbiosis” at the Elm Fork Education Center’s Eagle Exhibit Hall in UNT’s Environmental Sciences Building.

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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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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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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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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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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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Biology professor earns award for mentoring students to become next generation of researchers

Biology professor earns award for mentoring students to become next generation of researchers

Biology Professor Jannon Fuchs has been selected as the 2023 Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) - Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee.

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UNT researchers studying sustainable food production methods

UNT researchers studying sustainable food production methods

A team of interdisciplinary researchers is exploring how the desalination of brackish water could make food production more sustainable.

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Chemistry professor studying more equitable educational pathways for underserved students

Chemistry professor studying more equitable educational pathways for underserved students

College of Science assistant professor Molly Atkinson is studying ways to build more equitable educational pathways in chemistry for underserved communities.

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UNT faculty named among the world’s most cited researchers

UNT faculty named among the world’s most cited researchers

More than 60 researchers at UNT were among the top 2% of more than six million scientists worldwide within their specialty areas throughout their careers.

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UNT researcher engineers bacteria to convert greenhouse gases into sustainable products

UNT researcher engineers bacteria to convert greenhouse gases into sustainable products

Calvin Henard’s work is backed by a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation and the Agile BioFoundry.

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