• February 26, 2021

Tags : National Science Foundation (NSF)

New UTEP partnership to advance electric transportation, sustainability on global

The University of Texas at El Paso is partnering with Utah State University (USU) on an innovative collaboration involving a consortium of universities working to transform the automotive, transportation and electrical grid industries on an international scale. The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded its most coveted Engineering Research Center (ERC) grant to a consortium led […]Read More

UTEP Pharmacy Professor receives grant to continue research, development for

Suman Sirimulla, Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso School of Pharmacy, was awarded $80,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through UTEP’s Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) Center for Advanced Materials Research (CMR) to support his research to develop antiviral drugs that will target […]Read More

NSF Grant to help UTEP Team study Sleep Patterns in

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded more than $28,000 to The University of Texas at El Paso’s April Gile Thomas, Ph.D., to support undergraduate researchers who will recruit and survey participants for her two-year Adolescent Social Development and Sleep Study. Thomas, an assistant professor of legal psychology, selected senior psychology majors Mayra Solis and Daniela […]Read More

UTEP to receive $1.2M Grant, will help prepare future STEM

The University of Texas at El Paso will partner with the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) to foster the next generation of highly skilled STEM teachers through a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). UTEP will receive support from the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, an NSF effort that helps […]Read More

UTEP Educator’s Video Promotes STEM Education

A faculty member with The University of Texas at El Paso helped create a video that is part of a week-long National Science Foundation (NSF) video showcase of innovative strategies to enhance STEM education. Pei-Ling Hsu, Ph.D., associate professor of teacher education, produced “Speak Up! Youth’s Cogenerative Dialogues with Scientists,” which is based on her […]Read More

$255k NSF Grant to Help UTEP Build ‘Economic Development Ecosystem’

The University of Texas at El Paso has been designated as a National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps) site, and has been awarded a three-year, $255,000 grant by the agency to bridge the colleges of Business Administration and Engineering in fostering and accelerating transition of customer-driven research into the commercial world. The work to […]Read More

UTEP Engineering Professor Duo Awarded $393K NSF Grant

A pair of engineering professors from The University of Texas at El Paso will address the need to develop faculty who are adept at effective teaching strategies in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields through a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Benjamin Flores, Ph.D., professor and director of The University of Texas […]Read More

UTEP Awarded $4m Grant, Will Establish Center for Materials Research

The University of Texas at El Paso will establish a new federally-funded center focused on energy and biomaterials after being named a recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) award totaling nearly $4 million. The NSF announced Aug. 7, 2018, that UTEP was awarded a new Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) grant […]Read More

UTEP Student, Alumni Recognized by NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded its prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship to one current and one former UTEP student. The NSF received more than 12,000 applications and made 2,000 award offers. UTEP student Marisol Dominguez was awarded in the category of Geosciences-Hydrology. UTEP alumnus Oswaldo Raudel Avila, who is currently attending Northwestern University, was […]Read More

El Paso Community College Reports STEM Education Scholarship Success

El Paso Community College (EPCC), is proud to announce the success of the Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) Program. “We are proud to share with all of you that our S-STEM Program was able to exceed its original goal to provide educational opportunities to economically and culturally diverse students,” said Dr. Fariba […]Read More