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Thursday, 17 August 2017 / Published in COE Announcements
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) ranks No. 7 among the minority-serving institutions in the nation that received the most federal research obligations (expenditures) for science and engineering, according to updated data released by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for fiscal year 2015. In FY 2015, UTSA expended $23.3 million in federal funding
Thursday, 17 August 2017 / Published in COE Announcements
June, The University of Texas at San Antonio broke ground on its $95 million Science and Engineering Building (SEB), the largest construction project in university history. The building is slated to open in June 2020. The 153,000 square foot building, which will be located on the Main Campus adjacent to the Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering
Thursday, 17 August 2017 / Published in COE Announcements
Meet Mikayla Rahman. This UTSA Honors College student is balancing life as a biomedical engineering major and UTSA cheerleader. Rahman was born in China and was adopted when she was 13 months old. That’s when she moved to Colorado Springs to live with her new family. Rahman lived in Colorado for most of her life, but she
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 / Published in COE Announcements
Using biological materials as flame retardants, defining the characteristics of soil liquefaction during earthquakes and collecting disaster data with aerial drones are among the twelve disaster resilience research projects awarded just over $6 million by the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology(NIST). The University of Texas at San Antonio received $798,892 for research
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 / Published in COE Announcements
This year’s Engineering Lean Six Sigma (ELSS) conference is being held in Orlando, FL, and participants are invited to compete in the poster competition at the conference. The conference is taking place September 25-27, 2017, in Orlando, FL, and is hosted by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE). The 2017 ELSS Poster Session
Thursday, 20 July 2017 / Published in Biomedical Engineering
The UTSA Academy of Distinguished Researchers (ADR) today inducted two new members: Joo L. Ong and Jose L. Lopez-Ribot. The UTSA Academy of Distinguished Researchers was established in 2015 to select and honor outstanding faculty who are accomplished scholars and who share UTSA’s continuing commitment to research excellence. The Academy aims to foster the highest
Monday, 17 July 2017 / Published in Biomedical Engineering
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Thursday, 29 June 2017 / Published in Biomedical Engineering
Congratulations to the graduating class of 2016 here in the Undergraduate Program for Biomedical Engineering; where we strive elevate our students to be the best they can be to make the most change. More on undergraduate research in Biomedical Engineering. Undergraduate Research “Undergraduate (UG) research is an important component of today’s engineering education. Research experiences
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 / Published in Biomedical Engineering, COE Announcements
UTSA graduate students, Bianca Cerqueira and Lauren Cornell ’12, are winning pitch competitions left and right with their new start-up, NovoThelium, which uses bioengineered scaffolds to allow women to regenerate a nipple after a mastectomy. “Right now, the best option for nipple reconstruction is to cut and suture the skin to create this little scar
Saturday, 20 May 2017 / Published in Biomedical Engineering
(May 8, 2017) — Meet Jasmine King. She’s a talented basketball player who has applied her passion for sports to her quest to earn a Ph.D. A San Antonio native, King knew from a young age that she wanted to pursue higher education. “I was always very passionate about learning,” she said. “When I got
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