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UNT faculty and student researchers created a new material that could revolutionize materials science.

Developing new materials for next-generation ultra-thin opto-electronic devices

UNT faculty and student researchers created a new material that could revolutionize materials science. The discovery ― a uniform, thin, two-dimensional material ― is patented through UNT and could lead to the design of next-generation ultra-thin opto-electronic devices. The research has been published in Nature Publishing Group's Scientific Reports journal. To learn about commercial uses for this technology, contact UNT's Office of Innovation and Commercialization.

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Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation ProgramU.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL)

Nearly a dozen UNT professors toured the Weapons and Materials Manufacturing Directorate of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) at Aberdeen Proving Ground facilities in January. The visit was part of the special relationship afforded members of ARL South, a cooperative effort based in Austin that brings together government, industry and academia. “This visit was part of the ongoing collaborative relationship for advancing materials and manufacturing knowledge and technologies and preparing next generation scientists and engineers,” says Andrey Voevodin, chair of UNT's Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

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Advancing women in engineering

Thanks to Nandika D'Souza, associate dean for undergraduate studies in UNT's College of Engineering, for her tireless work "to propel higher education to increase the number and advance the prominence of diverse communities of women in engineering." The Women in Engineering ProActive Network recognized her efforts by appointing her to its board of directors because of her dedication, leadership and advocacy.

UNT professor Sundeep Mukherjee has formed a partnership with a professor in India to create the Indo-U.S. Joint Center for Development of Durable Advanced Materials for Bioimplants.
Linking mental health to school success

Helping school children improve academically and achieve mental wellness is the goal of three UNT faculty researchers who earned a $313,000 grant from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health to support their work. The project is an initiative of UNT's world-renowned Center for Play Therapy.

Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science students (front row) Ashwin Kumar of Irving, Abhishek Mohan of Irving and Tan Yan of Coppell, and (back row) Ted Zhao of Arlington and Sarah Zou of Sugar Land
Earning top honors in Texas

Congrats to five of UNT's top students in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science who were recently named semifinalists in the 2018 Regeneron Science Talent Search. They are among only 18 semifinalists from Texas schools. The Regeneron Science Talent Search is one of the nation's most prestigious pre-college science competitions.

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