• April 10, 2021

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Astronaut Danny Olivas is one of UTEP’s most celebrated alums.

When he was an undergraduate engineering student at UTEP, Danny Olivas learned that the way to investigate failures was persistent questioning. “I found it really fascinating to understand how things broke,” Olivas said. He learned a simple mantra when conducting root cause investigations. “You ask the five whys. If you go back five whys, usually […]Read More

UTEP Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 with former NASA

The University of Texas at El Paso College of Engineering marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission with a celebration event Friday, July 19, at the Union Cinema. A panel discussion led by Danny Olivas, Ph.D., former NASA astronaut, UTEP alum and special assistant to the dean of engineering, will precede a […]Read More