RESEARCH


On-Campus Innovation Gets the Spotlight at Research Forum

Originally published February 10, 2016 By Lisa Y. Garibay UTEP Communications A forum that honored UTEP recipients of research grant funding exemplified the many student-enriching research experiences available at the University in fields far and wide. The research forum presented …...

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UTEP Receives $3.9M National Science Foundation Grant

A team of computer science faculty from The University of Texas at El Paso has been awarded a highly competitive $3.9 million Scholarship For Service (SFS) grant from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Homeland Security. The funding …...

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UTEP Receives Grant for 2-D Layered Materials Research

The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Electrical Engineering has received a $55,000 grant from the National Science Foundation through the University of California, Berkeley to develop materials that could be used to make computing more energy efficient.…...

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UTEP Recognizes First Interdisciplinary Research Fellows

Originally published December 3, 2015 The UTEP Office of Research and Sponsored Projects and the Office of the Provost congratulate UTEP Interdisciplinary Research (IDR) Enhancement Program Round VII Awardees and IDR Fellows. Unlike previous IDR rounds, this series of awards …...

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UTEP Students Serve as Scientists in Residence

Originally published November 20, 2015 By Daniel Perez UTEP Communications Richard Alfaro-Diaz had an interest in science in high school, but lamented that no one there inspired him to pursue his academic dreams. When given the opportunity to go back …...

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UTEP Moves Forward With Proposed Research Building

Originally published September 25, 2015 By Daniel Perez UTEP News Service Seated in the dark Microscope Room within The University of Texas at El Paso’s Systems Neuroscience Lab, graduate student Ken Negishi studied a magnified section of a rat’s prefrontal …...

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To Stop Chagas Disease, Biologists Go Bug Hunting

Originally published September 25, 2015 By Nadia M. Whitehead UTEP News Service Steven Galvan is an expert at catching kissing bugs. Steven Galvan, a former UT Dallas undergraduate that conducted research for UTEP, caught 39 kissing bugs for a study …...

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UTEP Holds Second Border Biomedical Research Symposium

What: Border Biomedical Research Center (BBRC) Symposium When: Sunday, Sept. 27 to Tuesday, Sept. 29 (Registration deadline Sept. 22) Where: Various locations on the UTEP campus. Please see program schedule. Leading scientists and clinicians from across the country will …...

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Geologists Deploy to Nepal to Study Earthquakes

Originally published September 11, 2015 By Nadia M. Whitehead UTEP News Service Five months after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, the ground still shakes. But these days, University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) geologists are ready — …...

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