RESEARCH


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 honorific leadership group …...

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UTEP Research Examines Very Low Birth Weight Infants

Xiaogang Su, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, is taking a closer look at issues found in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants. He is using a $39,000 grant received from the National Institute of Child Health …...

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State Kinesiology Group Recognizes UTEP Students

Four UTEP kinesiology students, to include graduate students Cesar Meza and Manuel Amador, were recognized at the Texas chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (TACSM) conference this spring in Waco, Texas. Meza and Amador earned second and third …...

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UTEP, Canadian University Partner for Combustion Research

Evgeny Shafirovich, Ph.D. associate professor in mechanical engineering and the lead on the project at UTEP. Photo: Laura Trejo, UTEP CommunicationsResearchers in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at UTEP will collaborate with researchers at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, …...

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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., associate professor in the Department …...

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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’s Intelligence and National Security Studies (INSS) …...

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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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UTEP Grant to Give Students with Disabilities a Voice

Jess Spohn, a graduating Master of Social Work student and Neelam Agarwal, Ed.D., assistant director of CASS NASPA, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, recently awarded a grant to The University of Texas at El Paso’s Center for Accommodations and …...

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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 the regional economy. read …...

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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). read more…...

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Seven UTEP Miners Awarded Prestigious Research Fellowship

This year the National Science Foundation (NSF) offered seven University of Texas at El Paso students and alumni the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship – a record number of recipients for the University. More than 13,000 students across the nation applied …...

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2017 AAPG Grant-In-Aid Recipients

Graduate geological sciences students Andre Llanos and Kate Grisi. Photo by: Benjamin Brunner Graduate geological sciences students Andre Llanos and Kate Grisi have been awarded research funds through the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Grant-In-Aid program. The purpose of …...

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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 Law and Human Behavior and …...

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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 Symposium (SETS). The …...

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