Through a grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, Guido Verbeck, associate professor of chemistry, will study the differences in the way cancerous and non-cancerous cells metabolize -- work that will help researchers develop treatments and possibly cures.
UNT has created strong links between industry and academia through the National Science Foundation Net-Centric Software and Systems Industry/University Cooperative Research Center housed in the College of Engineering.
Marco Buongiorno-Nardelli, professor of physics, and researchers at North Carolina State University have solved the mystery of how a specially designed polymer is able to store and release large amounts of energy.
Guido Verbeck, assistant professor of chemistry, received a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense Battlefield Forensic Program to develop a forensic tool that could soon make the analysis of evidence faster and more accurate in the wars against drugs and terror.
Francis D’Souza, professor of chemistry and materials science and engineering, will explore innovative applications in solar energy harvesting, thanks to a $390,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
Amy Schade, a biology student in UNT’s Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Researchers Program, was selected to participate in the national Howard Hughes Medical Institute Exceptional Research Opportunities Program this summer.