UNT Student to Participate in Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the State Capitol

February 2017

A University of North Texas engineering student will be part of an exciting day at the Texas State Capitol in Austin. Robert Presley Smith, a senior who is studying mechanical and energy engineering, has been selected to take part in the Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. Smith, grew...

Strengthening Walls, Saving Lives

February 2017

A test structure created out of cold-form steel at UNT. Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes – it seems almost every week a deadly natural disaster is reported in the news. Now researchers at the University of North Texas are working to help create walls that will stand up to those disasters, with...

Engineers Week 2017

February 2017

UNT’s College of Engineering celebrates Engineers Week 2017 Feb. 20-24 with a variety of activities geared towards students. From film showings and game releases to career fair advice and virtual reality programming, there is something for everyone. Activities include: Monday, Feb. 20 Student...

UNT Team Rocket Qualifies for NASA Competition

January 2017

The countdown is on for five engineering students – seniors Karen Lyndsey Smith, Jessica Hampton, Joel Thompson and Luis Gonzalez and freshman Mitchell Buehler – competing in NASA’s Student Launch rocket competition. Having successfully launched their sub-scale prototype rocket Jan. 12, UNT Team...

UNT Engineer Part of Collaboration Receiving $4.5 Million for Superconductive Wire Research

January 2017

Marcus Young, a University of North Texas assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, is part of a new project aimed at improving superconductive wires. Young is collaborating with Superconductor Technologies Inc., TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company and the...