First Engineering Systems program in Texas

February 2009

The University of North Texas offers the first Engineering-Systems program in Texas. The MS degree program, housed in the Department of Engineering Technology at the College of Engineering, is an emerging Engineering field. "The Engineering Systems program is a graduate multidisciplinary...

Weber Aircraft Executive Talks to UNT Engineering Students

February 2009

At a time when airline travel is commonplace for most people, few give much thought to passenger seats on an airliner, until it’s time to sit on one of them. A leader in commercial aircraft seating, Weber Aircraft LLC is one of the world’s top manufacturers of commercial aircraft seats for...

UNT hosts the Texas BEST 2008 robotics competition

November 2008

On November 14 and 15, 2008, the University of North Texas (UNT) hosted Texas BEST, the regional robotics championship for high schools and middle schools. About 40 teams comprising about 1,000 competitors from Texas and New Mexico contended for the top title in the two-day 15th annual Texas...

Grants to benefit Robocamp at UNT

January 2008

A $30,000 one-year Innovation Generation grant from the Motorola Foundation will establish a Robocamp Mobile Unit and give UNT a new way to attract women to the engineering field. In addition, a two-year $102,000 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission will extend these camps to young men...