Several dozen residents of El Paso-area colonias are working with a quintet of interdisciplinary university researchers to install a useful and economic water treatment device in their homes that they hope homeowners will trust and continue to use after the study is completed. Faculty and students from The University of Texas at El Paso and New Mexico State University (NMSU) . . . Read More
The University of Texas at El Paso has been ranked No. 1 in percentage of doctoral degrees awarded to women by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). UTEP's College of Engineering earned this distinction by awarding 40.5 percent of its doctoral degrees in 2013 to women, which is almost twice the national average of 22.4 percent. . . Read More
From an early age, Rebekah Gruver was the kind of child who liked to take things apart to see how they worked. Her tinkering was nurtured by family members who were educators and engineers. She was accepted into the engineering magnet program at El Paso's Chapin High School and gravitated toward computer science. Her interest only intensified. . . Read More
UTEP's Office of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP) is offering faculty, staff and graduate students engaged in or thinking about launching research across academic disciplines the chance to network at the second annual Interdisciplinary Research (IDR) Symposium. The symposium will take place April 24–25 in the Union Complex and El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center. . . Read More
When Kristen Hernandez decided on a research career in public health, she imagined working in a lab surrounded by microscopes and other high-tech equipment.
"I really thought that a beaker had to be involved in doing research," Hernandez said . . . Read More