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...

UNT teams compete in programming competition

January 2008

UNT took two teams to the ACM South Central Regional Programming Competition at Texas A&M on Saturday, November 3. After 5 hours of continuous programming, Team 1 solved 8 out of 9 problems (the only team to solve 8 problems). The problem set included guiding a laser beam through a maze of...

National Science Foundation awards grant to UNT Engineering faculty

January 2008

  The National Science Foundation has issued an award to the proposal by Dr. Yan Huang (Computer Science), Dr. Miguel Acevedo (Biological and Environmental Engineering), Dr. Xinrong Li and Dr. Shengli Fu (Electrical Engineering), and Dr. Ruthanne Thompson (Biology). This three-year...