Josue Martinez, a sophomore computer engineering major who was a visiting student at The University of Texas at El Paso in summer 2019, has a very clear idea of what he would tell any fellow undergraduate student who is pondering a research experience.
The Center for Inland Desalination System (CIDS) at The University of Texas at El Paso has received a $400,000 Desalination and Water Purification Research grant from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to study desalination of water for direct potable reuse, or converting municipal wastewater to drinking water.
As conditions such as population growth and climate change evolve, residents of the U.S.-Mexico border region, home to over 12 million people, face new challenges. A group of binational researchers recently met at UTEP to offer possible solutions.
The Diabetes Garage, a men’s diabetes management and self-care program, will offer men in Texas who have the disease the gift of health to last a lifetime.
A partnership between researchers at The University of Texas at El Paso and the University at Albany (UAlbany) in New York will attempt to understand how neural circuits that encode learned responses to fear develop in mammalian brains.
A faculty member with The University of Texas at El Paso helped create a video that is part of a weeklong National Science Foundation (NSF) video showcase of innovative strategies to enhance STEM education.
Ruey (Kelvin) Cheu, Ph.D., sees opportunity where others might see encumbrance. The professor in the Department of Civil Engineering is actively working to improve airport checkpoints as the lead investigator of an operations research and systems analysis project conducted by the Center for Accelerating Operational Efficiency (CAOE) at Arizona State University, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center of Excellence.
The American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) and the Americans for Medical Progress (AMP) announced their selection of The University of Texas at El Paso’s Katherine M. Serafine, Ph.D., as their ACNP-AMP BRAD Fellow.
A pair of current students and three former students from The University of Texas at El Paso who will pursue research-based doctoral degrees earned fellowship offers from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Evelyn Tovanche, a senior biomedical sciences major in The University of Texas at El Paso's College of Science, said her research experience in the summer of 2018 was life changing.
For eight students in The University of Texas at El Paso's College of Engineering, being part of the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) program offered by the NASA MIRO Center for Space Exploration and Technology Research (cSETR) represents the realization of lofty academic research aspirations.
The University of Texas at El Paso will host the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s (CCDC) inaugural student unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) design competition Tuesday, April 23 and Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at Sun Bowl Stadium.
A student team comprised of a trio of undergraduates from The University of Texas at El Paso won second place for its presentation of low-cost health technologies during the Rice 360° Ninth Annual Undergraduate Global Health Technologies Design Competition at Rice University.
Carlos Manuel Diaz, a doctoral candidate in computational science at The University of Texas at El Paso, is one of 70 graduate students from across the country selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to take part in the agency’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program.
A research leader from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) lauded The University of Texas at El Paso’s research capabilities during the Southwest Emerging Technology Symposium (SETS) and Regional Small Business Summit, an event hosted by UTEP’s NASA MIRO Center for Space Exploration and Technology Research (cSETR) on March 26 and 27.
Researchers from The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Geological Sciences who took part in a multimillion-dollar, joint-research program initiated by the National Science Foundation and the United Kingdom’s Natural Environment Research Council to analyze a receding Antarctic glacier will discuss their work during a free event on campus this week.
The National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies - Tejas Chapter recently recognized The University of Texas at El Paso’s Miguel Juárez, Ph.D., with its annual Dissertation Award during the group’s annual meeting on Feb. 15 in Houston.
UTEP's Border Region Modeling Project (BRMP) has released its projections for the region's labor markets, demographics, commercial activity and more in “Borderplex Economic Outlook to 2020.”
A doctoral candidate from the College of Science at The University of Texas at El Paso continued a string of successes for UTEP students at the annual meetings of the American Geophysical Union.
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) recently announced that Sasha Pimentel, associate professor from UTEP’s Department of Creative Writing, was among its 35 Creative Writing Fellows for FY 2019. The award-winning author, poet and educator will receive $25,000 to help with her creative pursuits.
Giulio Francia, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso, has been selected to be a Fellow in The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers. He is one of only two UT System faculty members selected this year to join this distinguished group of educators. The new members will be inducted at a ceremony in April in Austin.
Ivonne Santiago, Ph.D., clinical professor of civil engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso, has been named the 2019 El Paso Engineer of the Year by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) El Paso Chapter.
On the heels of its recent designation as an R1 research institution, The University of Texas at El Paso reached a major construction milestone for a facility that will support the continued growth of UTEP's research agenda for decades to come.
Since electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, first came on the market in 2007, tobacco manufacturers have been touting their vaping products as a safe alternative to traditional cigarettes.
Open enrollment policies in the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) are not causing greater student segregation by race/ethnicity or poverty, according to a new study by The University of Texas at El Paso’s Center for Education Research and Policy Studies (CERPS). But the authors caution that these school choice policies are relatively new and could introduce inequities if district administrators do not monitor student enrollment and transfer patterns.
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