Company Turns to UNT Researchers to Study Harvesting Power of its new Wind Turbine

August 2014

A Carrollton company is turning to researchers at the University of North Texas to examine its newest wind turbine, which it hopes can solve a difficult problem -- harvesting power when wind speeds are low. If UNT researchers validate BE-Wind's design, it could overcome a barrier preventing...

UNT Drone Research Featured on NSF Website

August 2014

At the Smart America Expo in June, Electrical Engineering researchers exhibited unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that are capable of creating Internet hotspots and restore communication after a disaster. This research was featured on July 29 on the National Science Foundation website...

Engineering Graduate Student Wins First Prize at International Conference

July 2014

Jessica Rimsza, a graduate student from the Materials Science and Engineering Department (MSE), won first prize in student poster contest at the U.S.-Germany joint conference on glass and optical materials held in Aachen, Germany, in May. Rimsza works with Dr. Jincheng Du, an Associate Professor in...

Materials Science and Engineering Researcher Receives Department of Energy Grant

July 2014

Dr. Jincheng Du, an Associate Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been awarded a Department of Energy (DOE) grant to study the corrosion and chemical durability of glasses through the Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP). Understanding the corrosion of glasses...