Communication Networks Laboratory (NetLab)
Contact: Dr. Michael McGarry
Current projects focus on automating network fault management. Former projects include computation offloading, video bandwidth forecasting, and dynamic bandwidth allocation for copper and fiber access networks. See our lab website for more information.
Cyber Physical Systems Privacy and Security Enhanced Computing Laboratory (CyPSEC Lab)
Contact: Dr. Sai Mounika Errapotu
CyPSEC Lab investigates on security and privacy issues that arise from the integration of real-time embedded applications, system software, and human interactions with physical systems such as power grids, vehicular networks, communication and networking systems, and IoT. CyPSEC lab trains the next-generation cybersecurity workforce by involving students in both fundamental and applied research projects, to develop solutions that are secure by design and have feasible practical implementations.
Digital Signal Processing Lab
Contact: Dr. Sergio Cabrera
Digital signal processing (DSP) and digital image processing (DIP) are applicable everywhere. Research interests include state-of-the-art theory and methods and applications implementable in software and/or electronic platforms.
Distributed Computing Lab
Contact: Dr. Patricia Nava
The DCL is currently investigating mechanisms for reducing the execution time of machine learning and discrete event simulation applications using multi-core, multi-processor, cluster based systems equipped with general purpose graphics processing units (GPGPUs). The DCL develops educational materials to help engineers of all disciplines understand and utilize parallel and distributed computing. The DCL organizes several outreach programs to attract pre-college students to the computing disciplines.
Contact: Dr. Raymond Rumpf
Using the latest 3D printing technology, we are developing a wide range of revolutionary technologies. 3D printing enables us to produce systems with electromechanical functionality, manufacture systems with complex form factors, fit more functions into a smaller amount of space, embed electrical functionality into structural members with near zero added size and weight, and more. Devices include antennas, sensors, frequency selective surfaces, transmission lines, metamaterials, circuits, and more.
Fiber Optics and Applied Communications
Contact: Dr. Virgilio Gonzalez
Develop solutions to problems in diverse areas by the application of communication technologies (Optical communications, optical sensors, wireless sensor networks, power smartgrid, robotics).
Multi Sensing Processing & Learning Lab (MSPL)
Contact: Dr. Ricardo von Borries
Digital signal processing with emphasis on wavelet transforms, Fourier transform, time-frequency analysis, overcomplete signal representation, compressive sensing and tomography. One-dimensional or multidimensional signals collected with dense sensor arrays, and processed with computationally intensive algorithms running in parallel on computer clusters. Biomedical and defense areas in applications such as human bioelectric potentials analysis and subsurface tomographic imaging.
NanoMaterials Integration Lab (NanoMIL)
Contact: Dr. David Zubia
NanoMIL is a university laboratory that emphasizes academic and professional development while conducting stimulating research. The lab supports and mentors individuals at different stages of their careers from the undergraduate to the professoriate levels in a team environment. Research emphasizes the nanoscale aspects of matter and the application of nanotechnology to create novel materials and devices.
Power and Renewable Energy Systems (PRES) Lab
Contact: Dr. Paras Mandal
The mission of the Power & Renewable Energy Systems (PRES) Research Laboratory at the UTEP is to study intelligent system applications in electric power and renewable energy systems. This includes power and energy systems analysis, modeling, forecasting, optimization, planning and operation. PRES lab also focuses on electricity market design that enable a reliable and efficient power system with increasing penetrations of variable energy resources in smart grid environment.
Contact: Dr. Benjamin Flores
To prepare the next generation of radar experts by providing a multi-disciplinary research environment in which undergraduate and graduate engineers and scientists of diverse backgrounds excel at learning, developing and applying state of the art tools for modern radar system analysis and design.
SenSAL: Sensor and Signal Analytics Laboratory
Contact: Dr. Miguel Velez-Reyes
Provide a multi-disciplinary environment for training and research to undergraduate and graduate students in state of the art tools and technologies in signal and image processing, for the purpose of developing technology and tools to solve relevant societal problems (Homeland Security, Defense, Earth Sciences, Biomedical).
Network for Computational and Nanotechnology (NCN)
The creation of educational tools disseminated locally at UTEP, through the NSF Network for Computational Nanotechnology nanoHUB.org website and the Apple store. The goal of this research is to enhance student expertise and student learning through the interaction of educational tools associated with fundamental circuit theory and semiconductor device modeling. more...
Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science
The Center for E3S combines a broad research and education approach to revolutionize two major fundamental components of digital information processing systems: the communications logic switch and the short-medium range communication of information between logic elements.
NOAA - Cooperative Science Center for Earth System Sciences and Remote Sensing Technologies (NOAA-CESSRST)
NOAA-CESSRST, a Cooperative Science Center (CSC), was established in 2016 through a national competition and is funded by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA, “NOAA/EPP Grant # NA16SEC4810008"). The participating institutions are geographically distributed across the nation and enjoy a high enrollment of under-represented minority students.