Zero Energy Research Laboratory

The new Zero Energy Research Laboratory gives students the tools to study next generation energy technologies. 

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UNT National Science Foundation Center

National Science Foundation Research Centers enable students with hands-on training and real-world industry research

Joseph Koruth and Carlos Pena-Sanchez

Two student researchers demonstrate the strength of UNT research at international wind energy competition

Why Study Mechanical and Energy Engineering?

As it has evolved, mechanical engineering has come to include emerging energy solutions, which are integral to everything from the betterment of daily life to national security interests and global prosperity. Engineers are in high demand in academia and the workplace to solve major challenges in sustainable energy provision, the development of innovative medical devices and the mechanics of new materials for the next generation of vehicles. 

Department News

The Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering received from Bill Diecks, the renamed South Texas Section Society of Plastics Engineering $25000 scholarship. The scholarship will henceforth be named in memory of Don Whitenhafer....

On its website, KXAS-TV Dallas (TX)  Dallas (3/26, Scott) reports officials in the University of North...

MEE Celebrates in the Staff Appreciation Week! Faculty thank MEE staff for their valuable contributions these years (with cards, cake and lots of laughter)!

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Nandika D'Souza

Research Spotlight: Team of UNT Researchers Awarded $600,000 NSF Grant to Develop Sustainable Building Materials

Researchers at the University of North Texas are on the verge of revolutionizing the construction industry by developing natural alternatives to fiberglass and other popular, non-biodegradable building materials.

Ask an Expert: How can you make your home more energy efficient?

Dr. Yong Tao

Tao Yong

By Leslie Wimmer

Dr. Yong Tao, professor and chair of the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, researches alternative energy and energy building conservation. He believes homeowners on any budget can make changes to conserve energy.