Winners Selected in 2013 International Student Competition on Cold-Formed Steel Design

December 2013

Students from eight universities in the U.S., Canada, China, Iran, and Thailand put their creativity and problem-solving skills to the test in the 2013 International Student Competition on Cold-Formed Steel Design. The competition, hosted by the University of North Texas, helps promote a...

Student Awarded $10,000 Scholarship from the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation

December 2013

Joshua Urbanovsky of Granbury, a University of North Texas student in the College of Business and College of Engineering, was honored as one of the state’s top business students at the Texas Business Hall of Fame 31st Annual Induction Dinner Nov. 14 in San Antonio. Urbanovsky earned a $10,000...

Staff Sgt. Alex Viola, 2006 graduate of the College of Engineering

November 2013

Staff Sgt. Alex Viola, a 2006 graduate of the College of Engineering from Keller, died Nov. 17. Viola, 29, was stationed in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. He died when an improvised explosive device detonated. The U.S. Army Special Forces Command at Fort Bragg, N.C. reported...

UNT Engineering Professor Receives Prestigious NSF Grant to Research Gaps in Sustainability Knowledge

November 2013

Yong Tao, chair of UNT's Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, has received a prestigious National Science Foundation grant to identify gaps in sustainability knowledge and better understand human behavior related to sustainability. Tao received $652,846 as part of the National Science...