RESEARCH


Public Invited to COURI Summer Symposium

UTEP and the Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI) will hold the Summer 2016 COURI Symposium on Aug. 6, featuring 117 undergraduate students from UTEP and other local, national and international universities presenting their research, scholarly and creative projects. …...

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UTEP Team Wins Global Geology Competition

Originally published July 14, 2016 By Lisa Y. Garibay and Lauren Macias-Cervantes UTEP Communications The Imperial Barrel Award (IBA) team from The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Geological Sciences brought home a first place win in the …...

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UTEP Researchers Lead Battle Against Mosquitoes

Originally published June 28, 2016 By Lisa Y. Garibay UTEP Communications Humans are bigger, faster, smarter and more powerful than mosquitoes, yet we still can’t beat them. But for 50 years, Doug Watts, Ph.D., has been trying. Well ahead of …...

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UTEP Secures $500K STEM Grant from NASA

Nate Robinson and his team accompanied by NASA’s Misti Moore and other NASA representatives and partner evaluators. Robinson is holding a handful of story characters created for their project. Photo: JR Hernandez, UTEP Communications NASA is investing $500,000 in UTEP …...

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UTEP Researcher Investigates Nanotechnology for Crops

Jorge Gardea-Torresdey, Ph.D., is shown in the growth chamber lab. Photo by J.R. Hernandez, UTEP Communications The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing more than $5.2 million to support nanotechnology research at 11 universities, including The University of Texas …...

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UTEP to Host Annual Limbs Summit

What: Fourth annual LIMBS summit When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, June 3, 2016 Where: UTEP Business Administration Building, room 312   The University of Texas at El Paso’s College of Engineering and El Paso-based nonprofit organization LIMBS International …...

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COURI Symposium Showcases Undergraduate Research

Originally published May 25, 2016 By Lauren Macias-Cervantes UTEP Communications One hundred fourteen undergraduate students had the unique opportunity to present their research projects at the Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI) 2016 Spring Symposium. The two-day event brought …...

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Mosquito Tracker

Humans are bigger, faster, smarter and more powerful than mosquitoes, yet we still can’t beat them. But, Doug Watts, Ph.D., is working to try. Illustration by Katarina Hernandez Well ahead of monsoon season – in fact, starting well before the …...

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UTEP Announces Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Program

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved a new Ph.D. program in mechanical engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso. The doctoral program will have an emphasis on energy, aerospace and advanced manufacturing, areas which have a …...

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Miners Earn Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Originally published April 14, 2016 By Christina Rodriguez UTEP Communications This year the National Science Foundation (NSF) offered four University of Texas at El Paso alumni and one current UTEP graduate student the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship. Approximately 17,000 …...

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Planners Embrace Challenges of Research Building

Originally published March 23, 2016 By Daniel Perez UTEP Communications “Oomph” is a nebulous substance to quantify, but a UTEP committee working with the designers of the planned Interdisciplinary Research Building on campus aim for a concept that will provide …...

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