Research Units & Facilities

The Division of Research and Innovation is dedicated to supporting collaborative and interdisciplinary research.

At UNT, multidisciplinary teams utilize state-of-the-art facilities and equipment to support their research endeavors at UNT. Researchers work together across multiple disciplines and utilize specialized equipment and facilities to conduct innovative and high-impact research.

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"Collaboration and bringing together diverse perspectives, from the sciences, engineering, social sciences, arts, and humanities- will propel new discoveries, solve challenges, and develop the workforce of tomorrow."

—​ Pamela Padilla, VPRI

Institutes of Research Excellence

The Institutes of Research Excellence bring together a critical mass of knowledge and faculty collaborating on projects designed to create a stronger platform for interdisciplinary research and partnerships with industry to create solutions and further contribute to the North Texas region’s economic growth.

University Managed Facilities

University-managed facilities are labs, equipment, space, and technology — any kind of infrastructure — that enable faculty, students, and external research partners to conduct high-level, solutions-based research in key areas.

Center for Agile and Adaptive Additive Manufacturing (CAAAM)

The Additive Manufacturing Laboratory is a comprehensive and centralized facility, bringing together both types of additive manufacturing — laser powder bed fusion (LENS 750), also referred to as selective laser melting, and laser-based directed energy deposition (Aconity MIDI).

Collaborative Research Units

Collaborative research units are multidisciplinary research teams working together on challenging issues necessary to find solutions that meet societal needs.