UNT faculty members receive awards for research

January 2008

Two University of North Texas faculty members have received $5,000 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards from Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Oak Ridge Associated Universities, or ORAU, is a consortium of 96 major research institutes that advances science and education by providing...

MSE Faculty Member Receives ACS-PRF Young Investigator Award

January 2008

Dr. Thomas W. Scharf of the Materials Science and Engineering Department received an American Chemical Society (ACS) - Petroleum Research Fund (PRF) grant on “In Situ Chemical Diagnostic Tribology of Dry and Lubricated Thin Film-Based Technologies.”  In this research, Dr. Scharf will...

MSE Faculty Member Raj Banerjee Receives National Science Foundation Award

January 2008

Title: Probing the Early Stages of Second Phase Nucleation and Phase Separation in Titanium Alloys Titanium alloys have been applied in a number of product areas, including commercial aircraft and engines and, in contrast, bio-medical engineering, largely because of a combination of...

MSE Faculty Member Thomas Scharf Receives National Science Foundation Award

January 2008

Dr. Thomas W. Scharf of the Materials Science and Engineering Department received an unsolicited three-year research grant for $210,000 on “Structure and Interface Evolution in Self-Lubricating Coatings and Nanocomposites for Moving Mechanical Assemblies ” from the National Science...