A more durable material for the power industry

Nature magazine recently highlighted the discovery of new materials at UNT. Dr. Rajiv Mishra, professor of materials science and engineering, discovered new alloys with exponential heat endurance, which were tested in the labs at UNT's Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Processes Institute (AMMPI). Mishra is director of the institute.

Partner Spotlight
UNT's Center for Public Management Better materials for the aerospace industry

Professionals from several companies partner with UNT to serve on advisory boards for the Institutes of Research Excellence. This ensures that our research meets industries' needs. Among those partners is AMMPI's own Kevin Slattery, chief scientist of metals, ceramics and mechanical parts at Boeing Research & Technology. Take a look at some of the innovation happening at Boeing.

Research Spotlight
Post-Hurricane community resiliency
Apparel manufactured with precision

Building on his patented body scanning system, a UNT researcher is making it possible for the industry to design custom clothes for various body types. This precision-imaging technology also has practical applications for soldiers and athletes.

Engineering faculty named to national board

UNT's researchers continue to earn respect among the most prestigious professionals in the country. The national Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers recently named Dr. Tom Scharf, associate professor of materials and engineering, to its board of directors.

Manufacturing analytics

Labs at UNT's Discovery Park are driving innovations for the automotive industry. UNT researchers are working with manufacturers to improve the quality and efficiency of their products using a friction stir welding process. Watch this National Science Foundation video featuring UNT's work.

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