Research at College of Engineering

Research and innovation are integral parts to any college, and here at UNT’s College of Engineering, it’s no exception. With seven NSF CAREER Award winners, 117 full-time faculty members, and numerous state-of-the-art facilities, we’re able to conduct world-class research that benefits today’s modern world.

Research at UNT College of Engineering


The latest Carnegie Classification Report has ranked UNT as one of nation’s 115 top-tier research universities.

UNT professor Sundeep Mukherjee in his lab
UNT partnering with Indian Institute of Technology for bioimplant longevity research

Implant surgeries can be taxing on older demographics who tend to take longer to recover, and once a bioimplant is inserted, there’s no guarantee it will last. Sundeep Mukherjee, University of North Texas associate professor of materials science and engineering, wants to change that.

UNT faculty Shengli Fu receives NSF funding for drone research
National Science Foundation grant to fund drone advances at UNT

The National Science Foundation has awarded Shengli Fu, University of North Texas College of Engineering associate professor and chair of electrical engineering, a $250,000 grant for drone research and development.

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Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling

The Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling's central mission involves research, education, training and outreach in all facets of advanced scientific computing and modeling.


Center for Computational Epidemiology and Response Analysis

CeCERA is a multidisciplinary research center focused on activities related to population health. Projects include outbreak modeling, visualization of complex data, geospatial analysis, and response plan design.


Center for Information and Cyber Security

The Center for Information and Cyber Security is an interdisciplinary center, bringing together individuals and organizations with an interest in the areas of information security, computer security, information assurance, and cybercrime.


Materials Research Facility

The shared research facility for multidimensional fabrication and characterization is a research center and service facility that supports scientific research activities through its wide array of sophisticated characterization and processing instruments.


Net-Centric Software and Systems Center

NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (I/UCRC) develop long-term partnerships among industry, academe, and government.


PACCAR Technology Institute

PACCAR Institute is a unique, non-traditional center for research and educational excellence which works on a variety of research topics related to alternative energy and energy efficiency of buildings and industrial processes.