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National Science Foundation grant to fund drone advances at UNT

Submitted by wdc on Sat, 2018-01-20 02:49

DENTON (UNT), Texas – 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. The grant is part of $1 million that has been divided between UNT, the University of Texas at Arlington, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi and the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez.

UNT to research bioimplant longevity with Indian Institute of Technology

Submitted by wdc on Sat, 2018-01-20 02:49

As the population age 65 and older in the U.S. – and the world – grows, so does the need for bioimplants, such as artificial knees and hips, dental prosthetics and cardiovascular devices. 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.

UNT faculty and alumni nominated for Grammy Awards

Submitted by wdc on Sat, 2018-01-20 02:49

University of North Texas faculty and alumni are part of projects that have received nominations in 10 categories for the 60th annual Recording Academy Grammy Awards. Nominations, which include UNT alumna Maren Morris, who was nominated this year in the Best Country Solo Performance category for “I Could Use a Love Song,” were announced on Nov. 28.