UNT’s entry in General Motors’ 1990 solar car race

July 2015

In 1990 the University of North Texas was celebrating its 100th anniversary. In addition to exhibits, parades, and parties it was decided that the Industrial Technology Department (now the College of Engineering) would participate in the design and construction of a solar car. The car, named...

Student Team Participates in Global Design Competition in Sweden

July 2015

A team of UNT Mechanical and Energy Engineering students were selected as one of the top three winners from the North American Region (USA and Canada) in the 2015 International Student Safety Technology Design Competition. The Mechanical and Energy Engineering Bike Helmet team traveled to Sweden in...

Construction Engineering Technology Student Receives Simpson Strong-Tie Scholarship

June 2015

Nathan Derrick, a Construction Engineering Technology (CNET) undergraduate student and an Army veteran, has received a $2000 Simpson Strong Tie scholarship, a national competitive award. The Simpson Strong-Tie Structural Engineering/Architecture Student Scholarship Program offers scholarships to...

Construction Engineering Technology Students Create Model Buildings for Energy Efficiency Research

June 2015

Students in the Construction Engineering Technology (CNET) program at the University of North Texas (UNT) take an entry level set of courses that gives them hands-on experience in "real-world" building. For the past two semesters, students had the opportunity to work on two model buildings that...