• April 11, 2021

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NSF awards NMSU $5 million for Phase II of smart

The National Science Foundation recently awarded New Mexico State University a second $5 million dollar grant to fund Phase II of collaborative smart grid research. The grant will help researchers build on success of the program over the past five years, which resulted in publication of 450 peer-reviewed papers. The award through the NSF’s Center […]Read More

UTEP Mathe-musician’s project earns NSF accolade

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced that a team of researchers co-led by The University of Texas at El Paso’s Lawrence Lesser, Ph.D., professor of mathematical sciences, had won a grand prize at the NSF’s inaugural “We Are Mathematics” video competition. Lesser’s video won the Mid/Advanced Career category. The festival, which drew about 20,000 […]Read More

$20M NSF Grant for SMART Grid Center Builds on NMSU

The National Science Foundation recently announced the five-year grant for New Mexico’s SMART Grid Center under its Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). The research program seeks to transform existing electricity distribution feeders into interconnected microgrids and will utilize multiple testbeds across New Mexico. NMSU will receive $7.3 million of the EPSCoR grant.  The grant […]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 Lands Smart Cities Grant; Will Help Foster International Collaborations

An interdisciplinary team from The University of Texas at El Paso led by Natalia Villanueva Rosales, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to fund an Interdisciplinary Research Experience for Students (IRES) Program. The $239,000 grant will support the collaboration with the University […]Read More

UTEP Shares $3M Grant to Develop Model to Attract, Train

Improving pathways to the professoriate for Hispanics in environmental sciences and engineering (ESE) and related fields is the goal of a new $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation that The University of Texas at El Paso will share with the City College of New York (CUNY-CCNY). The five-year project will develop, implement and […]Read More

UTEP Education Researchers Awarded $456k NSF Grant

The College of Education at The University of Texas at El Paso has been awarded a $456,076 grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct research on persistence in and beyond undergraduate engineering studies among Latinx students. Latinx is the gender-neutral alternative to Latino or Latina used by academics and activists. Alberto Esquinca, Ph.D., associate […]Read More

Seven UTEP Miners Awarded Prestigious Research Fellowship

This year the National Science Foundation (NSF) offered seven University of Texas at El Paso students and alumni the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship – a record number of recipients for the University. More than 13,000 students across the nation applied to the program, while only 2,000 fellowships were awarded. The NSF program supports outstanding students in science, […]Read More