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FEBRUARY 10, 2020 — An undergraduate program at UTSA is being recognized for its affordability. The civil engineering bachelor’s degree program landed at the 42nd spot of Affordable Schools’ 50 Best Affordable Civil Engineering Degree Programs list for 2020. Affordable Schools is an online higher education resource that helps students find “high-quality education while avoiding
FEBRUARY 6, 2020 — Sergio Alcocer, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, has joined the faculty of the UTSA College of Engineering as a professor of civil engineering. He is a fellow of the American Concrete Institute, former president of the of the Academy of Engineering of Mexico, and was elected to the
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
FEBRUARY 4, 2020 — UTSA will welcome Firouz Naderi, former director of solar system exploration at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, to present NASA’s Exploration of Mars; Past, Present and Future, a College of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Seminar, on Feb. 7. Mars exploration creates many questions. Was Mars ever habitable 4.5 billion years ago? If so,
Tuesday, 28 January 2020 / Published in UTSA COE
Jill Larson is the Assistant to the Dean for the College of Engineering. Please tell us about yourself.I grew up in a small town in Kansas (33 people in my high school graduating class and one stop light small).  I am a graduate of the University of Kansas, where I met my husband.  We have
Monday, 27 January 2020 / Published in UTSA COE
Congratulations to Amit Kumar, Assistant Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, and his wife on the birth of their son, Pragnay (pictured), on December 6, 2019. Heather Shipley, Burzik Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, and her husband welcomed their baby girl, Emily Joy, on January 5, 2020. Congratulations!
Monday, 27 January 2020 / Published in UTSA COE
Nehal Abu-Lail is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering. Please tell us about yourself.I am a female from Nazareth, Palestine, the eldest of six siblings, five girls all of whom are engineers and a boy who is an applied mathematician. My father was an Arabic teacher and my mom
JANUARY 23, 2020 — Data shows that 82% of the U.S. population lives in urban areas, and it is projected that the percentage will increase to 90% by 2050. The size of the populations in urban centers is creating demands that overwhelm the capacity of infrastructures, particularly in times of distress.  Researchers at UTSA are working