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(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,
Thursday, 05 March 2020 / Published in Biomedical Engineering, COE Announcements, General, News
MARCH 5, 2020 – Rena Bizios, the Lutcher Brown Chair Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at UTSA, was elected a corresponding member of the Academy of Athens, Greece on Feb. 20. In ancient Greece the academy was established by Plato, the student of Socrates. In modern Greece the Academy of Athens was established
Tuesday, 03 March 2020 / Published in UTSA COE
Congratulations to Dr. Benavides and his team in the ACE Lab, who were crowned the winning E-Week Lab Exhibit on Friday, February 28, 2020! Students from Brandeis, Construction Careers, Highlands, Lutheran and Memorial High Schools visited five College of Engineering labs to learn more about the different research opportunities at UTSA. After a vote, they
Monday, 02 March 2020 / Published in UTSA COE
Henry Griffith, Ph.D., is the new Research Program Coordinator for the UTSA AI Consortium. Within this role, Henry will manage the financial and administrative operations of the Consortium. He was most recently at Texas State University, where he led various machine learning and hardware design projects for eye movement sensor technology within virtual and augmented reality applications.
Thursday, 27 February 2020 / Published in UTSA COE
Maria Alvarez is a Business Service Center Specialist II in the College of Engineering Business Service Center. Please tell us about yourself. I have proudly served UTSA for 21 years. My first 11 years of service were in Business Affairs. I started in the Disbursements Office, then promoted several times while working in the Budget
Thursday, 27 February 2020 / Published in UTSA COE
Christopher Rathbone, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering. Please tell us about yourself. I am originally from Iowa, the youngest of three siblings, the husband of an extremely supportive wife, and the proud father of two amazing kids. What is your job title and what do you
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