FACULTY & STAFF


Scientist Selected for Prestigious Fellowship

Photo: JR Hernandez/UTEP Communications Igor C. Almeida, D.Sc., professor of biological sciences, is part of an elite global group of researchers elected in 2017 as Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology (Academy). The Academy is the honorifi...

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Engineering Professor Awarded Air Force Fellowship

Vinod Kumar, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded a fellowship through the U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program. Photo: JR Hernandez, UTEP Communications Vinod Kumar, Ph.D.,...

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Deadline Extended for StarTalk @UTEP Summer Program

A grant from the National Security Agency will help Maissa Khatib, Ph.D., a faculty member in Women’s and Gender Studies and the coordinator of the Arabic program, put on STARTALK@UTEP, a language camp this summer. The program targets 40 local...

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Study Will Focus on Keeping Secrets

Damien Van Puyvelde, Ph.D., assistant professor in UTEP’s Intelligence and National Security Studies (INSS) Program Photo: UTEP Communications The Texas National Security Network has awarded Damien Van Puyvelde, Ph.D., an assistant professor in UTEP’...

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UTEP Education Researchers Awarded NSF Grant

Alberto Esquinca, Ph.D., Elsa Q. Villa, Ph.D., and Erika Mein, Ph.D. Photo: UTEP Communications The College of Education at The University of Texas at El Paso has been awarded a $456,076 grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct research...

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College of Liberal Arts Names Interim Dean

The University of Texas at El Paso has named Stephen Crites, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at UTEP, the interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts. Photo: Laura Trejo/UTEP Communications The University of Texas at...

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UTEP Group Starts Online Economics Newsletter

UTEP’s Border Region Modeling Project (BRMP) has published its first free electronic monthly newsletter, the Borderplex Business Barometer, in response to requests from leaders in the local business community for timely information on the state of th...

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Mathemusician Repeats Wins in National Song Contests

Larry Lesser, Ph.D., professor of mathematical sciences, has again won recognition in national song contests sponsored by the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath), and the Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE...

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Study Focuses on Officer-Citizen Interactions

Jeffrey Rojek, Ph.D., associate director of UTEP’s Center for Law and Human Behavior and associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice. Photo: Laura Trejo/UTEP Communications Jeffrey Rojek, Ph.D., associate director of UTEP’s Center for L...

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Space Industry Experts to Convene at UTEP Symposium

What: Southwest Emerging Technology Symposium When: Saturday, April 1, 2017 Where: Wyndham El Paso Airport, 2027 Airway Blvd. EL PASO, Texas – Scholars, students and space industry experts will gather for the annual Southwest Emerging Technology Symp...

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Grant Funds Summer Language Experience

A grant from the National Security Agency will help Maissa Khatib, Ph.D., faculty member of Women’s and Gender Studies and the coordinator of the Arabic program, put on STARTALK@UTEP, a language camp this summer. The program targets 40 local high...

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UTEP Team’s Electronic Lab Wins Venture Contest

Personal Electronic Laboratory, the project by UTEP seniors Dante Chaparro, engineering leadership major, and Andres Mejorado, marketing major, won the fifth annual Paso Del Norte Venture Competition on March 4 at The University of Texas at El Paso....

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