EL PASO, Texas – The University of Texas at El Paso today unveiled its strategic plan for the next decade, built upon UTEP’s unique advantages and highlighting its status as America’s leading Hispanic-serving university.
A half-dozen students and alumni from The University of Texas at El Paso are recipients of 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships in recognition of their potential to be high achieving scientists and engineers early in their careers.
Jaime C. Acosta, Ph.D., an alumnus and researcher at The University of Texas at El Paso, earned the Department of the Army Civilian Service Achievement Medal for his commitment to improving workforce diversity from October 2018 through December 2020.
Sreenath Chalil Madathil, Ph.D., assistant professor in industrial manufacturing and systems engineering (IMSE) at The University of Texas at El Paso, is working to streamline the process and ease the patient experience at COVID-19 vaccination clinics in the United States to ensure faster vaccine distribution.
Research being conducted at The University of Texas at El Paso by Wen-Yee Lee, Ph.D., is helping pave the way for advances in early detection methods for prostate cancer, one of the leading causes of cancer death among men according to the American Cancer Society.
EL PASO, Texas – Newly minted NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) fellow, Amelia Greig, Ph.D., assistant professor of mechanical engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso, will have the opportunity to expand her research to harvest water on the moon through the receipt of a highly competitive NIAC award.
A study by physiology researchers at The University of Texas at El Paso found that El Paso’s stay-at-home ordinance due to the COVID-19 pandemic had positive effects on the health and well-being of the region’s residents.
EL PASO, Texas — Kenji Santacruz readily admits he was awestruck when he opened an email from The University of Texas at El Paso Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI) informing him that he would have an audience with the state legislature to showcase his work during the 2021 Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol on Feb. 23-24, 2021. The senior electrical engineering major joins Jacob Hooper, a senior biological sciences major, as the 10th and 11th students to represent UTEP since the biennial event began in 2011.
The National Endowment for the Arts awarded The University of Texas at El Paso’s Sarah Jean Johnson, Ph.D., a grant to study how teaching and learning practices in community arts programs affect Latinx children and their families.
EL PASO, Texas – Science is a step closer to a new response to obesity, thanks in part to a study conducted by a team that included Sergio Iñiguez, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at The University of Texas at El Paso.
EL PASO, Texas – Students from The University of Texas at El Paso will have more opportunities to train for competitive jobs in the energy industry through a $1 million grant from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).
The U.S. Department of State has awarded a $34,000 grant that researchers from The University of Texas at El Paso will use to evaluate training programs offered to international representatives to enhance U.S. security.
The University of Texas at El Paso is now home to one of only three femtosecond laser machines in the world – a feat that significantly enhances the University’s advanced manufacturing research and is funded by six grants totaling more than $1 million backed by the U.S. Department of Energy through Honeywell Federal Manufacturing and Technologies.
EL PASO, Texas – An effort led by Lin Li, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics at The University of Texas at El Paso, in collaboration with students and faculty from Howard University, has identified key variants that help explain the differences between the viruses that cause COVID-19 and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
Chu-Young Kim, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at The University of Texas at El Paso, is helping combat the threat of superbugs – illnesses caused by drug-resistant bacteria – by returning to nature.
The work of a faculty member from The University of Texas at El Paso is helping build understanding of the recent reactivation of Steamboat, the world’s tallest active geyser located at Yellowstone National Park.
The University of Texas at El Paso is one of eight U.S. universities participating in a multisite study to increase sustainable employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities, including veterans with disabilities.
EL PASO, Texas – Luis Echegoyen, Ph.D., professor of chemistry and biochemistry at The University of Texas at El Paso, has been appointed by the United States-Mexico Foundation for Science (USMFS) as a member of its Board of Governors.
The University of Texas at El Paso will aid the establishment of a coalition aimed at broadening participation by Hispanic students in engineering through a grant awarded by the NASA Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP).
EL PASO, Texas – Ann Gates, Ph.D., vice provost at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), has been awarded the 2021 Alfredo de Los Santos Jr. Distinguished Leadership Award – a prestigious honor by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE). Gates will accept the award March 2 during the 2021 AAHHE National Conference.
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