Associate engineering dean at UNT named to prestigious board

Nandika D'Souza, associate dean for undergraduate studies at the University of North Texas College of Engineering, is now on the board of directors for the Women in Engineering ProActive Network.

The national group works to advance women in engineering and increase the prominence of different communities of women in the field. The group also researchers workplace culture issues to try to make progress on maintaining women in research and academia.

D'Souza is one of 11 board directors, and will serve in the position until June 2019. 

Fueling Tomorrow

Wed, Mar 16, 2016 - 7:41am

By Erin Ratigan

Every April since 2006, students from all over North and South America flock to Detroit, Mich., with a shared purpose: to change the future of the automotive industry by competing in the Shell Eco-marathon Americas.

The contest is the North American branch of three design/racing competitions held annually all over the globe, including Shell Eco-marathons Asia and Europe. To compete, college and high school students build super-mileage vehicles and race to see who can travel farthest using the least energy. To fuel their machines, teams can use either gasoline or an alternative resource, such as...