PACCAR Technology Institute at UNT Discovery Park

September 11, 2015 - Mayor and City Council Business Awards Breakfast

The Mayor and City Council Business Awards Breakfast was held on September 11, 2015 at UNT Apogee StadiumClub Level’s Hub Club.  It serves as an opportunity for City departments, the Economic Development Partnership Board, Downtown Task Force and our higher education partners of UNT, TWU and NCTC to thank and recognize businesses with whom they have partnered in significant and beneficial ways.   

This year, UNT President Neal Smatresk wishes to recognize Peterbilt Motors for its continuous support and collaborative efforts with UNT’s PACCAR Technology Institute, led by Dr. Yong X. Tao at Discovery Park in Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering. 

Peterbilt Motors has been recognized previously by the Economic Development Partnership Board in 2008, and Denton Municipal Electric in 2010.

From left:  Mayor Chris Watts, Legislative Aid Dianne Helms, District Director for U S Congressman Erik With,General Manager of Peterbilt Darrin Siver, Chief Engineer of Peterbilt Scott Newhouse, UNT Dean of Engineering Costas Tsatsoulis, Director of Advanced Technology of Peterbilt Bill Khan, UNT President Neal Smatresk,  Director of UNT’s PACCAR Technology Institute Yong Tao

Summer, 2015 - Heat Transfer Division Newsletter

Dr. Yong Tao served as the Chair of the Heat Transfer Division from 2014 to Summer of 2015. You can visit the ASME site for the Heat Transfer division to view the Newsletter: Summer 2015 Newsletter


February 6, 2015 - PACCAR Technology Institute Advisory Board Meeting

The PACCAR Technology Institute Advisory Board met on February 6, 2015. Members of the Board and special guests are pictured above, from left to right: Jeff Eggleston, Heath May, Mayor Mark Burroughs, Dr. Yong Tao, Craig Morgan,  Dr. Mohammed Omary, James Brauer, Mickey Richardson, Jon Reasor, Rick Haws, David Hunter and Dr. Stanley Ingman.


October 3, 2014 - Mayor Chris Watts and City of Denton Tour of Discovery Park

Mayor Chris Watts and City of Denton members were hosted by Dr. Yong Tao and toured facilities at Discovery Park, including the Zero Energy Lab, on October 3, 2014.


September 4, 2013 - Peterbilt Motor Company Tour of Discovery Park

Mr. Darin Siver, General Manager of Peterbilt Motor Company, accompanied  by Mr. Landon Sproull, Chief Engineer of Peterbilt, visited MEE department and PACCAR Technology Institute on September 4, 2013.

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