UNT Holds First Ceremony to Induct Students into the Order of the Engineer

January 2013

The University of North Texas hosted its first Order of the Engineer ring ceremony on Dec. 8, 2012, joining a growing number of institutions and engineering societies offering an opportunity to join this prestigious organization. The ceremony is the public induction of candidates into the Order of...

UNT Researcher Receives NSF Grant

December 2012

Gayatri Mehta, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, has received a nearly $500,000 National Science Foundation grant to continue research on how human intuition can help engineers find ways to design smaller electronic devices that use less battery power. Mehta and a...

UNT's Hispanic Engineers Receive Chapter Award at National Conference

December 2012

The UNT Chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE UNT) was recently named “Outstanding Small Chapter of the Year” by the national SHPE for the growing chapter’s goals and activities. This honor was announced on Nov. 16 at the SHPE Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, during a...

UNT Engineering Student Wins PepsiCo Scholarship

December 2012

UNT Computer Science junior Lisa Reynolds is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship provided by PepsiCo for fall 2012. A committee chaired by Dr. Robert Renka, professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), selected Reynolds for the scholarship. Reynolds both attended and...

UNT College of Engineering awarded Verizon Foundation Grant

November 2012

The Verizon Foundation has awarded the UNT College of Engineering a grant of $25,000 to support engineering student Capstone projects in sustainability areas. Photo provided by UNT/URCM Photography   Verizon’s gift to support the Mechanical and Energy Engineering (MEE) Senior Design Project...