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.
Holly Gage, Michael Stoddard and Chris Vorgert returned from the Pi Tau Sigma Convention in College Station, Texas Feb 21-23, 2014. As they write “Friday evening at the convention, there were three group sessions about running the...
The 2013-2014 MEE/TIDA Scholarship was awarded to Lindsey Smith! Lindsey is a TWU/UNT dual degrees student majoring in MEE. She is among the first batch of students who enroll in this program and demonstrate excellent academic...
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.
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.