UNT gives operational boost to regional manufacturing sector with Department of Energy-backed center

Nourredine Boubekri in black suit

The University of North Texas is set to lead regional manufacturers in bringing more effectiveness and sustainability to their operations as the first university in the North Texas region to join the U.S. Department of Energy’s Industrial Assessment Center program.

The new center housed in UNT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering at Discovery Park is funded through a $1.75 million Department of Energy grant that will be eligible for renewal every five years. Nourredine Boubekri, professor of mechanical engineering, is the founder, director and principal investigator of UNT’s Industrial Assessment Center (UNTIAC). Huseyin Bostanci, associate professor of mechanical engineering, is assistant director.

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