UNT Computer Science and Engineering students earn awards at LeadingAge HackFest

November 2013

Five University of North Texas students, including three Computer Science and Engineering students, and business reaped awards at the first-ever LeadingAge HackFest Oct. 25 – 27 in Dallas for designing technological tools that can be used to improve the lives of older adults. First place — Global...

Peter Collins Named Recipient of the Early Career Award for Research and Creative Activity

October 2013

Peter Collins, assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, is the recipient of the Early Career Award for Research and Creative Activity. Sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development, this award is given to a full-time University faculty member...

UNT Brothers take Computer Science out of the Classroom with new App, Bitzy

October 2013

Jesse Stauffer (left), a sopomore, and Casey Stauffer (right), a junior, are studying Computer Science at UNT. Photo by William Snyder. Bitzy is available on the Apple App store Brothers Casey and Jesse Stauffer seek to reinvent social networking with their new app, Bitzy. Casey, a junior, and...

Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Help Emergency Planners develop stronger response plans

October 2013

Officials in charge of organizing response plans and resource distribution strategies in preparation for major emergencies, such as terrorist attacks or disease outbreaks, will soon have a new resource for identifying problem areas and strengthening response plans. Dr. Armin Mikler, professor of...