Researchers and Steel Industry Partners Begin Final Phase of Testing for Seismic Design of Light Frame Construction

June 2013

A partnership of leading cold-formed steel design researchers from top U.S. and Canadian universities and design professionals from the steel industry, including the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), have begun the final phase of a three-year research project to increase the seismic safety...

Halogenated Graphene Could Offer Lower Cost Alternative to Platinum in Fuel Cells

June 2013

A research team including Dr. Zhenhai Xia, associate professor in UNT's Department of Materials Science and Engineering, recently discovered a metal-free catalyst using edge-halogenated graphene nanoplatelets that could replace platinum-based catalysts and lead to more inexpensive fuel cells. This...

UNT Research Featured on NSF Website

June 2013

The National Science Foundation's website recently featured a press release and videos on a new 9-1-1 software system using smart phone technology that virtually places 9-1-1 operators at an emergency scene, helping operators to gather the most accurate information possible to better prepare...

UNT Researcher Develops Next Generation 9-1-1 Software to help First Responders

June 2013

View videos. Read June 16, 2013, Denton Record-Chronicle article. Read June 10, 2013, Star-Telegram article on the new 9-1-1 software system. Read June 12 article on GCN website. A College of Engineering researcher has developed a new 9-1-1 software system using smart phone technology that...