SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


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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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 Accomm...

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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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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...

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UTEP Photo Earns Top Design at Cyber Conference

Angelica Marquez, a freshman computer science major, won best photo design at the recent Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS) Conference in Tucson, Arizona. Marquez was one of 11 UTEP students to attend the March 30-April 1, 2017, conference that included...

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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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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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Grant Focuses on Network Management

Stanford University has awarded a sub-contract of $124,000 to Michael McGarry, Ph.D., associate professor with UTEP’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, for research on network management. His yearlong project will advance the ability...

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Fresh Ideas Part of UTEP’s Annual Venture Contest

Last year’s winning team was Arsenic Canary from UTEP. Friday, March 3, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Business Administration Building, rooms 309, 312, 318 and 319 Saturday, March 4, noon to 4 p.m., El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center A growing number of...

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NSF Awards $621,000 to UTEP Team for Arctic Research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded $621,488 to The University of Texas at El Paso under the direction of Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Jennie McLaren for Arctic research that will assess herbivore impacts on carbon cy...

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