February 14, 2019
University of North Texas
ENGINEERING
NEWS

Additive Manufacturing Laboratory opens doors

AML openning ribon-cutting event

The Fourth Industrial Revolution – the fusion of manufacturing design, process and production into one comprehensive whole – has spurred new technology for additive manufacturing, a process that builds 3D objects through the successive layering of metals, ceramic and metal-ceramic alloys. And the University of North Texas’s new state-of-art Additive Manufacturing Laboratory located within the university’s centralized Materials Research Facility is helping to pave the way to this new future of manufacturing. Read more.

Oscar Garcia: Engineering a legacy

Founding dean Oscar Garcia

Oscar N. Garcia has always been up for a challenge. Fired up with an interest in electrical engineering and education, the NCR endowed professor took on the feat of becoming UNT’s first dean of engineering. From fostering and establishing new departments and labs to revitalizing a former TI building to house a budding engineering college, he took each new opportunity and challenge and turned it into a legacy at UNT. Now, Garcia is on to a new opportunity: retirement. Read more.

Keeping a finger on the cybersecurity pulse

Ritik Patnaik

Ritik Patnaik, a Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science student, has been working with the Colleges of Engineering and Health and Public Service to tackle issues of cybersecurity in a world where it’s becoming more and more challenging to keep up with technology.

Named one of 300 Regeneron Scholars nationwide, he has been creating a bimodal biometric system based on vein patterns and fingerprints that helps authenticate a person’s identity. Read more.

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