University of Texas at San Antonio researchers develop tools to predict the dispersal of chemical plumes, pollutants Originally Published on August 21, 2018 by Aaron Dubrow, Texas Advanced Computing Center On April 4, 2017, the town of Khan Sheikhoun in northwest Syria experienced one of the worst chemical attacks in recent history. A plume of
The UTSA College of Engineering is pleased to announce that Dr. A.T. Papagiannakis, Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been selected by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geo-Institute Board of Governors to present the 2019 Carl. L. Monismith Lecture. This opportunity is awarded annually for outstanding research contributions in pavement engineering. Dr. Papagiannakis is
Associate Professor Wassim Ghannoum, Ph.D., P.E., of the UTSA College of Engineering’s Civil and Environmental Engineering Department has been awarded the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Henry L. Kennedy Award and the Delmar L. Bloem Distinguished Service Award, bestowed specifically for “dedicated service to the development of a national standard for seismic rehabilitation of existing reinforced
Congratulations to Electrical Engineering students Zachary Balcar (M.S.) and Ayetullah Biten (Ph.D.), who recently placed second in the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA)’s 2018 Student Transportation Video Contest in the safety category. Under the direction of Dr. Samer Dessouky, Civil Engineering, and Dr. Sara Ahmed, Electrical Engineering, Zachary and Ayetullah produced the video
Originally posted on Progressive Engineering Magazine News on January 18, 2019. By Milady Nazir Parfai Masungi is one of the lucky ones. At the age of 15, he won a green card lottery visa  and with it, a ticket to leave the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This was his chance to escape the country embroiled
(Jan. 15, 2019) — Mohammadali Sharzehee is a doctoral student in the UTSA Department of Mechanical Engineering who studies cardiovascular mechanics and builds computer simulations to understand how blood vessels operate under adverse conditions that lead to cardiovascular diseases. In 2017, Sharzehee moved from Iran to the United States and started his Ph.D. program at UTSA.
Monday, 07 January 2019 / Published in COE Announcements, General, News, UTSA COE
*Adapted from UTSA Today articled posted on November 29, 2018 UTSA’s College of Engineering was recognized as a world leader in engineering in technology in the newly released 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject. Times Higher Education ranked UTSA’s engineering programs No. 88 in the U.S. and among the top 400 in
Friday, 07 December 2018 / Published in UTSA COE
Magi Foods is looking for immediate help from a current engineering student. The company is preparing to take on additional capacity with two new lines of production and doubling their warehouse capacity. Candidate does not need experience. The job will be project work as part of a paid internship. Some of the areas they expect
Congratulations to Dr. Lide Duan, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and two PhD students in his research group, Hao Yan and Armin Haj Aboutalebi! Their work was recently published in the 37th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), and was selected as a candidate for the Best Paper Award. The IPCCC is
Thursday, 01 November 2018 / Published in UTSA COE