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Thursday, 24 September 2020 / Published in COE Announcements, UTSA COE
NASA has tapped UTSA to explore creating a strategy to develop its next generation workforce. The space agency wants to create early awareness opportunities for K–12 students, in particular more females and minorities, to become interested in classes in science, technology, engineering and math, known as STEM fields. This area of study is the foundation
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 / Published in UTSA COE
UTSA Equity Advocacy Initiative Through the Equity Advocacy Initiative, UTSA will develop an overarching framework for implementing the recommendations put forth by the 21st Century Learning Environments Task Group to foster healthy and inclusive learning environments. The initiative will formally connect those efforts to the work of tactical teams on degree pathways and higher education
Thursday, 11 June 2020 / Published in Biomedical Engineering, COE Announcements
JUNE 11, 2020 — First-year Top Scholar and Honors College student at UTSA Tristan Pepper has been named a participant in the Fulbright United Kingdom Summer Institute. The prestigious award recognizes promising first- and second-year students for their academic potential and ability to serve as a cultural ambassador to the United States. The award will
Friday, 05 June 2020 / Published in UTSA COE
Drew Johnson, Ph.D. is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Please tell us about yourself. I was raised in Minnesota in a suburb of Minneapolis. After high school, my family relocated to Austin, TX where I studied engineering at UT Austin. I returned to Minnesota for my Ph.D. and prior to coming to work at
Friday, 05 June 2020 / Published in UTSA COE
Ben Campos is the Administrative Manager of the Mechanical Engineering Department. Please tell us about yourself. I am currently the Administrative Manager of the Mechanical Engineering Department and have been with UTSA since 2003. My previous positions were in Research Administration with the Office of Sponsored Programs and Center for Simulation, Visualization & Real-Time Prediction
MAY 29, 2020 — A fluid is both a gas and liquid, such as air, water, steam and oil. Ordinarily, engineering students in the Griffin Thermal and Fluids Laboratory at UTSA experiment with wind tunnels, tapered ducts, valves, pipe fittings and hydraulics to observe the forces fluids produce under various conditions. With the sudden onset
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 / Published in Biomedical Engineering, COE Announcements
MAY 27, 2020 – Two current UTSA students and three recent graduates have received the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship. This fellowship program nurtures innovation and leadership in the United States, according to the NSF, by recruiting and supporting outstanding students with high potential. The distinguished fellowship is awarded to outstanding graduate students
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