Yong Tao, chair and Distinguished Research Professor of mechanical and energy engineering and director of UNT's Zero Energy Laboratory and PACCAR Technology Institute, was awarded a National Science Foundation Research Coordination Networks -- Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability program grant.
UNT McNair scholar Clifford Morrison, a chemistry and biochemistry major, was among 125 scholars from across the nation to present their research at the 16th annual Texas National McNair Scholars Research Conference at UNT this spring.
This fall, chapters of the statewide Quail Coalition contributed $100,000 to the UNT Quail program's research, which focuses on linking fragmented populations of Northern Bobwhite Quail to form large, sustainable populations across the North Texas Quail Corridor.
The most intense tropical cyclone strikes occur on the Gulf of Thailand's coast where researchers from UNT and Bangkok's Chulalongkorn University hope to determine the interval at which the cyclones occur to help with better disaster planning.
UNT undergraduate researchers Alysha Joseph and Diana Wang, who graduated this spring from UNT's Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, conducted research with Douglas Root, associate professor of biological sciences, to discover a new drug to treat hereditary cardiomyopathy disease, the leading cause of sudden death in young athletes.
Richard Dixon, Distinguished Research Professor of biological sciences and a National Academy of Sciences member, is conducting research to uncover how grape seed extract helps slow the progression of the disease.