Among the general public, scientific research is not typically thought of as a team activity. Most of us can rattle off names such as Darwin, Einstein and Hawking, but it takes a more thorough knowledge to be able to recite the names of any of these icons’ collaborators. After this year’s UTEP Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI) Summer Symposium, however, it appears the days of the ‘lone scientist’ myth are numbered.
The University of Texas at El Paso will establish a new federally funded center focused on energy and biomaterials after being named a recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) award totaling nearly $4 million.
The University of Texas at El Paso will serve as the North American base of operations for Aconity3D, one of the world’s emerging technology leaders in the production of 3D printing equipment, under a new agreement announced by the two organizations this summer. Aconity3D, which is based in Herzogenrath, Germany, develops laser-based 3D printing machines for fabrication of complex metal parts for use in airplanes, automobiles, medical implants and more.
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