The Smithsonian Institution’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation recently awarded The University of Texas at El Paso’s William Robertson, Ph.D., with a three-year appointment as a distinguished research fellow.
A cadre of young, talented faculty members at The University of Texas at El Paso is poised to lead the next generation of aerospace research and education efforts at the University’s renowned Aerospace Center, also known as cSETR, through their wide spectrum of expertise, innovative research and ardent focus on student success.
EL PASO, Texas – A new research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will support The University of Texas at El Paso’s efforts to increase access to COVID-19 testing for populations disproportionately affected by the pandemic.
When The University of Texas at El Paso announced it was awarded an R1 designation from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education in 2019, the distinction signaled UTEP’s arrival on the national stage as one of the premier research institutions in the country. That reputation was cemented further thanks to a recently published study of the world’s top researchers.
More than 3 million high school students and 550,000 middle school students in the United States reported using e-cigarettes, or vaping, in 2020, according to the National Youth Tobacco Survey.
EL PASO, Texas – The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many people with disabilities throughout the United States. A researcher at The University of Texas at El Paso will use geospatial software and cutting-edge techniques to learn the extent of their exposure.
Raymond “Tipper” Rumpf, Ph.D., professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso, was inducted into the Florida Institute of Technology Career Hall of Fame for his pioneering research at UTEP and extraordinary contributions to the engineering and manufacturing industries.
The University of Texas at El Paso received a $1.18 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to learn more about greenhouse gas abiotic carbon dioxide (CO2) dynamics in dryland systems through the study of irrigated pecan orchards throughout the El Paso region.
Nine Bhutanese students from The University of Texas at El Paso had the opportunity to perform ecological research during the summer in the southern region of the Kingdom of Bhutan as interns in a partnership between the Bhutan Foundation and NASA.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a three-year, $150,000 grant to The University of Texas at El Paso’s Iva Ivanova, Ph.D., to study the mental processes that bilingual speakers use to choose their words.
A team of interdisciplinary researchers from The University of Texas at El Paso in collaboration with the City of El Paso and El Paso Community College (EPCC) recently was awarded nearly $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop and sustain the social connectedness of seniors to improve their quality of life through technology, community engagement and social sciences.
Osvaldo Morera, Ph.D., understands what it is like to be judged by an accent and undervalued by a standardized test. The son of Cuban immigrants also knows the benefits and importance of academic rigor and treating students with respect.
The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Civil Engineering was awarded $30,000 by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) through the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin to address community exposure to traffic related air pollution near school zones in the Paso del Norte region using low-cost air sensors.
EL PASO, Texas – Two renowned research centers at the The University of Texas at El Paso have announced plans to open a unit in Youngstown, Ohio, to create a joint presence for collaborative opportunities with Youngstown State University (YSU) and the region’s business community focused on advanced manufacturing, aerospace and defense technologies.
EL PASO, Texas – A team of researchers from multiple institutions led by Philip Lavretsky, Ph.D., assistant professor in The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Biological Sciences, was awarded nearly $1 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance ongoing research to understand the adaptive impacts of hybridization between wild and domesticated animal populations.
A team of interdisciplinary researchers at The University of Texas at El Paso was awarded $5.27 million by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance critical zone (CZ) research in drylands. The University is one of nine funded CZ research projects in the nation.
This summer marked the first time a group of faculty and students at The University of Texas at El Paso were able to engage in meaningful research opportunities while staying safe amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic through the launch of the Virtual Research Experience for Undergraduates (vREU).
The University of Texas at El Paso will host a virtual town hall conference on strengthening a national foundation for advanced modeling and simulations (M&S) at minority-serving institutions beginning at 8:30 a.m. MST Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, via Microsoft Teams. Various sessions are scheduled throughout the day until 1:50 p.m.
The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) welcomed 37 new tenured and tenure-track faculty members to start the 2020-21 academic year.
For two faculty members at The University of Texas at El Paso, countless hours of research, planning, mentoring, teaching and learning culminated with a prestigious teaching award for their passion and dedication to their profession.
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