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MAY 21, 2020 — UTSA mechanical engineering researchers have developed a new breathing tube designed to solve the problem of instability and tissue damage from the long-term ventilation of COVID-19 patients and emergency medicine. COVID-19 can spread swiftly in the population and progress rapidly in individual patients. In turn, according to news reports, a patient
MAY 19, 2020 —The Office of the Vice President for Research, Economic Development, and Knowledge Enterprise and Academic Affairs has awarded the FY 2021 Transdisciplinary Teams research awards. Two teams, representing four colleges and five departments collectively, were selected and will be awarded $50,000 each. UTSA launched the Transdisciplinary Teams Program last year in response
Thursday, 30 April 2020 / Published in UTSA COE
Amy Ossola-Phillips is the Director of the Research Service Center for Sciences and Engineering. Please tell us about yourself. I have been employed at UTSA for 12 years. Prior to that, I worked at UT Health San Antonio making my total UT System time 16 years. I have two children and two fur babies; all
Thursday, 30 April 2020 / Published in UTSA COE
Manuel Diaz is a Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Please tell us about yourself. I am originally from Lima, Peru. After finishing my undergraduate and master’s degrees in civil engineering, I came to the United States to pursue my Ph.D. at The University of Texas at Austin. After receiving my Ph.D.
(April 24, 2020) – Several College of Engineering students and one COE student organization were honored at the 44th Annual UTSA University Life Awards on Thursday, April 23. The University Life Awards recognize outstanding students, student organizations, staff and faculty for their contributions to the quality of student life at UTSA. College of Engineering students
(April 22, 2020) – Congratulations to UTSA COE’s Eugene John and Xiaodu Wang, who each received a University Excellence Award! Dr. John was honored in the University Service Category for Tenure Track Faculty, while Dr. Wang was recognized in the Research Achievement Category: STEM Tenured. The virtual ceremony was held April 21. From the program,
Monday, 06 April 2020 / Published in Biomedical Engineering, COE Announcements, News, UTSA COE
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
Thursday, 02 April 2020 / Published in UTSA COE
Carlos Velez is the Diversity and Outreach Program Coordinator for the College of Engineering Student Success Center. Please tell us about yourself. I was born and raised here in San Antonio. I’m a second generation American, with my parents’ families coming from Mexico and Puerto Rico. I have a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology and a
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 / Published in UTSA COE
Yufei Huang is a Professor and Associate Chair of Research in the College of Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Please tell us about yourself. I have been with UTSA and ECE for almost 18 years, since 2002. I came to UTSA from the University of Stony Brook, where I studied and conducted research
MARCH 11, 2020 — UTSA civil engineering students showed great success as they put classroom knowledge learned to practical use at the American Institute of Steel Construction’s Regional Steel Bridge Competition on March 8 in Arlington. The UTSA Steel Bridge Team placed first overall and took first in the following categories: construction economy, structural efficiency,