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

UNT is ranked as one of nation’s 115 top-tier research universities by the Carnegie Classification Report.

Tao Yang
UNT electrical engineering assistant professor earns prestigious Powe award

Assistant professor Tao Yang earned the prestigious 2018 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities for his research into the future of electrical distribution, microgrids.

Saurabh Nene left Michael Franks right
UNT researcher creates new "super" metal

UNT researcher, Saurabh Nene, has designed a new steel-like alloy.

Jincheng Du
UNT professor explores new and safer ways to store nuclear waste

University of North Texas Materials and Science Engineering professor Jincheng Du is working to develop new glass materials to store nuclear waste and, after experimenting with advanced modeling and characterizations, found that a gel layer, that forms on the glass surface, has unique properties.

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Research Centers


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.

Research Services for faculty

Faculty members please visit College of Engineering Research Services for assistance.