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AC 2007-1844: An Innovative Mechanical and Energy Engineering Curriculum
This paper discusses the addition of a new Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering at the University of North Texas (UNT). Those involved see the curriculum for this new program as a new model of engineering education that parallels the innovations of UNTs current Learning to Learn (L2L) project-oriented concept course with the addition of innovative approaches for mechanical engineering and emphasis on energy engineering education.
Combined effects of ZnO particle deposition and heat treatment on dimensional stability and mechanical properties of poplar wood
This article proposes a one-step wood modification method by combining the deposition of ZnO particles on wood surface and heat treatment.
Competition Between Resonant Plasmonic Coupling and Electrostatic Interaction in Reduced Graphene Oxide Quantum Dots
This article presents a study of the plasmonic interaction that effects the optical properties of light emission from graphene oxide system.
Critical Success Factors in Business Research and Development Practices
Poster presentation for the 2008 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on critical success factors in business research and development practices.
Development and Application of Wood Flour-Filled Polylactic Acid Composite Filament for 3D Printing
This article presents the development of wood flour (WF)-filled polylactic acid (PLA) composite filaments for a fused deposition modeling (FDM) process with the aim of application to 3D printing.
Effect of Impregnated Inorganic Nanoparticles on the Properties of the Kenaf Bast Fibers
This article evaluates the properties of the chemically retted kenaf bast fiber impregnated with the inorganic nanoparticles.
Effects of Carbonization Temperature and Component Ratio on Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Effectiveness of Woodceramics
This article explores the effects of carbonization temperature and mass ratio of wood/resin on electromagnetic interference, shielding effectiveness, and morphology of woodceramics.
Electrowetting Solar Cell
This paper discusses the electrowetting solar cell. In comparison with traditional silicon-based PV solar cells, the electrowetting-based self-tracking technology will generate ~70% more green energy with a 50% cost reduction.
Evaluation of Anthropogenic Air Emissions from Marine Engines in a Coastal Urban Airshed of Texas
This article provides a brief description of the adopted methodology for estimating anthropogenic emission estimation of ocean going vessels and barges.
An Evaluation of the Correlation Between Shale Gas Development and Ozone Pollution within the Barnett Shale Region
Presentation for the 2014 Fracturing Impacts and Technologies Conference. This presentation discusses an evaluation of the correlation between shale gas development and ozone pollution within the Barnett Shale region.
Evaluation of Three Major Emission Sources on DFW Ozone Level Using Photochemical Modeling
Poster for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Graduate Exhibition. This poster discusses the evaluation of three major emission sources on the Dallas-Fort Worth ozone levels using photochemical modeling.
Fabrication of Wood-Rubber Composites Using Rubber Compound as a Bonding Agent Instead of Adhesives
This article describes fabricating wood-rubber composites using rubber processing to improve water resistance and mechanical properties.
A High-Precision Micropipette Sensor for Cellular-Level Real-Time Thermal Characterization
This article reports the development of a novel glass micropipette thermal sensor fabricated in a cost-effective manner.
Hybrid boron nitride-natural fiber composites for enhanced thermal conductivity
This article finds that the synergy of natural fiber with hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) could significantly improve thermal conductivity, compared with that solely using hBN.
Impact of Natural Gas Hydraulic Fracturing on Ozone Pollution in Dallas-Fort Worth Area
Poster for the 2015 Global Emission Initiative (GEIA) Conference. This poster discusses the impact of natural gas hydraulic fracturing on ozone pollution in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Impacts of Fracking on Local Ozone Pollution in DFW Area
Poster for the 2014 University of North Texas (UNT) Graduate Exhibition. This poster discusses the impacts of fracking on local ozone pollution in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Influence of Bath Composition at Acidic pH on Electrodeposition of Nickel-Layered Silicate Nanocomposites for Corrosion Protection
This article describes how nickel-layered silicate nanocomposite films were electrochemically deposited using pulsed potentiostatic conditions from an acidic plating bath containing exfoliated layered silicate to enhance adhesion to the substrate, corrosion resistance, and mechanical properties.
Interfacial Properties of Bamboo Fiber-Reinforced High-Density Polyethylene Composites by Different Methods for Adding Nano Calcium Carbonate
This article describes a study observing the effect of nano calcium carbonate (CaCO₃) modification methods on bamboo fiber (BF) used in BF-reinforced high-density polyethylene composites manufactured by extrusion molding.
Modeling analysis of the impact of anthropogenic emission sources on ozone concentration over selected urban areas in Texas
This article discusses a regional photochemical modeling experiment set up to simulate a high ozone episode of September 11-14, 2002 to evaluate the impact of various anthropogenic emissions sources on ozone concentrations.
Multifunctional Micropipette Biological Sensor
Patent relating to a multifunctional micropipette biological sensor.
Ozone Impact of Shale Gas Activities in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
Poster for the 2015 Graduate Student Symposium of the Federation of North Texas Area Universities. This poster discusses the ozone impact of shale gas activities in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
Porositization Process of Carbon or Carbonaceous Materials
Patent relating to porositized carbon processed from carbon or carbonaceous materials.
Predicting Hourly Ozone Pollution in Dallas-Fort Worth Area Using Spatio-Temporal Clustering
Presentation for the 2015 GeoComputation Annual Conference. This presentation discusses predicting hourly ozone pollution in the Dallas-Fort Worth area using spatio-temporal clustering.
The Process of Harvesting Lightning as Electrical Energy
Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the process of harvesting lightning as electrical energy.
Review of biomechanical studies of arteries and their effect on stent performance
This article aims to summarize part of the available literature that reports studies on biomechanical environment in healthy and diseased arteries using various analytical methods.
Scalable Fabrication of Natural-Fiber Reinforced Composites with Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Properties by Incorporating Powdered Activated Carbon
This article discusses preparing Kenaf fiber-polyester composites incorporated with powdered activated carbon (PAC) using the vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding(VARTM) process.
Sources Affecting PM₂̣ ₅ Concentrations at a Rural Semi-Arid Coastal Site in South Texas
This article employs an advanced factor analysis technique with principal component analysis/absolute principal component scores and positive matrix factorization to apportion the sources influencing the PM₂̣ ₅ levels measured during 2003 through 2005 at a rural coastal site located within the Corpus Christi urban airshed in South Texas.
Study of Thermal Properties of Irradiation-induced Stainless Steels Used in the Development of Nuclear Reactors
Poster for the 2011 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing a study of thermal properties of irradiation-induced stainless steels used in the development of nuclear reactors.
Templated Growth of Hexagonal Nickel Carbide Nanocrystals on Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes
Article discussing the templated growth of hexagonal nickel carbon nanocrystals on vertically aligned carbon nanotubes.
Three-Dimensional Carbon Nanostructures for Advanced Lithium-Ion Batteries
This review contains the authors' recent progress on the design and fabrication of 3D carbon nanostructures, their performance in Li-ion batteries (LIBs), and their implementation into large-scale, lightweight, and flexible LIBs.
Transitioning Coal-fired Power Plants into Combined Solar and Wind Energy Power Plants
Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on transitioning coal-fired power plants into combined solar and wind energy power plants.