Revolutionizing Rooftops

May 2013

Dr. Jiangtao Cheng, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, is investigating how to integrate oil and water so that they work together as a liquid prism in a photovoltaics system that can adaptively track and steer sunlight. Cheng’s “optofluidic concentrator...

Computer Science Student Receives PepsiCo Scholarship

May 2013

Tawfiq Shah with Etta Clark, chair of the UNT College of Engineering Advisory Board. Tawfiq Shah, a senior majoring in computer science, has been selected by the CSE (Computer Science and Engineering) undergraduate committee to receive the PepsiCo Scholarship.  He is “excited and thankful”...

UNT Organizes Global Green Energy Workshop

May 2013

The University of North Texas has organized its third annual Global Discovery Workshop. The 2013 workshop, Energy Efficient Buildings and Communities, will be held May 19 – 22 (Sunday – Wednesday), in Tartu, Estonia. The event is also co-organized by the University of Tartu in Estonia, the State...

NSF-funded Research to Light Way To New Generation of OLEDs

May 2013

Dr. Nigel Shepherd, associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been awarded an NSF grant of nearly $300,000 for his research that builds on work begun in 2010 with an NSF EAGER grant (Early-Concept Grant for Exploratory Research). In the current project,...