UNT researcher wins prestigious national science award

July 2009

Vehicles have long been constructed primarily of steel because it is one of the strongest known materials. The relatively heavier weight of the metal, however, causes vehicles to burn large quantities of fuel, leading to an increase in carbon dioxide emissions. Srinivasan Srivilliputhur, an...

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...