APRIL 6, 2020 — UTSA students Naomi Alyafei and Christian Strong have been awarded the 2020 Barry Goldwater Scholarship, one of the oldest and most prestigious scholarships for natural sciences, engineering and mathematics students in the United States. The Goldwater Scholarship Foundation awarded 396 scholarships to college sophomores and juniors around the nation who were identified as showing exceptional
FEBRUARY 6, 2020 — The UTSA College of Engineering welcomes new faculty Mario Flores and Karina Vielma for the spring 2020 semester. Flores joins the college as an assistant professor and is the first joint appointment between the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering. Flores has a strong record of research accomplishments
Dec. 5, 2019 — For decades the renowned English physicist Stephen Hawking lived with a motor neuron disease until his death last year. People who suffer from this condition lose functionality of brain cells that control essential muscle activity, such as speaking, walking, breathing and swallowing.  To help individuals afflicted by MNDs, UTSA has embarked on
In fiscal year 2016-2017, UTSA grew its institutional research portfolio, engaged more students, and built partnerships with industry and government to expand funded research. As a result, the 2017 fiscal year final research numbers have been the highest to date in UTSA’s history. Total research expenditures increased from US $56.8 million in FY 2016 to
As part of the strategic vison to advance UTSA as San Antonio’s university of the future, President Taylor Eighmy today announced the President’s Initiative on Diversity and Inclusion and a series of Campus Climate Conversations. The initiatives are a vital part of the education experience as UTSA prepares its students to be world-ready. “In our
As part of the strategic vison to advance UTSA as San Antonio’s university of the future, President Taylor Eighmy today announced the President’s Initiative on Diversity and Inclusion and a series of Campus Climate Conversations. The initiatives are a vital part of the education experience as UTSA prepares its students to be world-ready. “In our
UT System Chancellor William H. McRaven issued a statement today in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Chancellor McRaven joins UTSA President Taylor Eighmy in supporting the DACA program, which provides all students with the opportunity to be successful. McRaven’s complete statement is printed below: (Jan. 22, 2018) — As the date
College of Engineering’s Center for Excellence in Engineering Education Engineering Summer Camp for High School Students Summer 2018 Overnight Camp: June 17th to June 22nd Day Camp: June 18th to June 22nd This exciting and interactive camp is designed for high school students and will allow for engineering design and problem solving approaches using out
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 / Published in COE Announcements, News
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) campuses came to life as classes began today for the 2018 spring semester. More than 28,400 Roadrunners, including more than 2,100 new students, have arrived in classrooms, laboratories and research centers to build their knowledge as they prepare for their futures. Dozens of new courses will be
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) have announced two new research projects, which will receive a total of $250,000 in funding. The first project will research a new technique to mitigate cracking and corrosion in piping and related equipment used by the oil and gas industry. The second
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