Growing up in Sunland Park, New Mexico, David Zubia was interested in all things mechanical. He was attentive and asked questions of family and neighbors as they worked on their projects. His curiosity led to challenges and accomplishments.
As the world embarks on the new space age of human commercial spaceflight, The University of Texas at El Paso aims not only to spark the interest of students to pursue careers in the aerospace and defense industries, but also provide opportunities for them to secure positions at top organizations.
Evgeny Shafirovich, Ph.D., professor of mechanical engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso, and doctoral students, Robert E. Ferguson and Alan A. Esparza, were recognized by the Combustion Institute (CI) for an outstanding paper on their research that advances the field of combustion science, an honor that showcases UTEP’s commitment to advancing discovery.
Hispanic students at a public university experienced increased levels of stress, anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers at The University of Texas at El Paso’s College of Health Sciences.