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...

UNT Faculty Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

November 2016

A major honor was recently presented to Leticia Anaya, a senior lecturer in the University of North Texas' College of Engineering. The Regional Hispanic Contractor Association presented its 2016 Women's Luna Lifetime Achievement Award to Anaya. She was chosen for her more than 19 years of teaching...

UNT Professor Receives Research Grant to Create Nuclear Monitoring Technology

November 2016

Dr. Haifeng Zhang, an associate professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology, is a major part of a collaboration that was recently awarded a $1 million research grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to hopfully help solve a critical problem in nuclear engineering. Zhang will be...

UNT Professor Included in New DOE Research Center to Study Degradation of Nuclear Waste Materials

November 2016

Dr. Jincheng Du, an associate professor of Material Science and Engineering is part of a newly established DOE Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) to study how nuclear waste can be safely isolated from the environment for long periods. The Center for Performance and Design of Nuclear Waste...