UNT researcher wins top U.S. award for young scientists

July 2009

A professor at the University of North Texas is among the 100 university researchers nationwide to earn recognition from the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor a beginning scientist or engineer can receive in the United States. Rada Mihalcea, associate...

UNT engineering student receives the Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship award

May 2009

Jeff Helstad, an undergraduate student in the Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Department, was awarded the Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship from the Naval Postgraduate School and the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE).  The...

Dr. Du receives NSF grant to study bioactive materials

May 2009

Bioactive glasses have wide biomedical applications in bone restoration and repair, and as coatings for hip and teeth implants. The National Science Foundation has awarded $220,000 to Jincheng Du, Assistant Professor of materials science and engineering in the College of Engineering, to...

Are you really who you say you are?

April 2009

Should Alice be allowed to enter the country? Is Bob entitled to access the database? Has John been convicted before? Is Charlie the real owner of the credit card? Every day, a variety of organizations pose questions such as these about the identity of individuals. From retinal scans to...