• October 27, 2020

Tags : Ph.D.

UTEP Professor Wins 2019 Great Minds in STEM Hispanic Engineer

Natalia Villanueva Rosales, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer science at The University of Texas at El Paso, has been named a recipient of the 2019 Great Minds in STEM (GMiS) Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC) Education Award. “I am extremely proud of Dr. Villanueva Rosales and her recognition as the GMiS Most Promising […]Read More

UTEP Physics Professor Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

A UTEP professor’s momentous year closed with a monumental honor.   Jorge A. Lopez, Ph.D., the Schumaker Professor in The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Physics, has been named a recipient of the lifetime achievement in mentoring award as part of the 2018 Nature Awards for Mentoring in Science. The honor — given […]Read More

Study: Parents of Young Children Lack Time for College Classes

The University of Texas at El Paso’s Alyse C. Hachey, Ph.D., associate professor of early childhood education, co-authored a research paper that for the first time uses data to show that students with preschool-aged children, despite having higher GPAs on average, are at risk because they have significantly lower quantity and quality of time for […]Read More

Heidi Taboada Named Engineering Associate Dean

Theresa A. Maldonado, Ph.D., dean of UTEP’s College of Engineering, has appointed Heidi A. Taboada, Ph.D., as the associate dean for research and graduate studies. Taboada joined The University of Texas at El Paso in 2007.  She is currently an associate professor in the Department of Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering. She holds Ph.D. and […]Read More

UTEP Professor Receives Prestigious Hispanic Education Award

Great Minds in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) today announced its 2017 Class of HENAAC Award Winners. UTEP’s Jorge Gardea-Torresdey, Ph.D., Dudley Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering, professor of chemistry and chair of the Department of Chemistry, was selected in the education category. “Dr. Gardea-Torresdey is an extraordinarily accomplished educator, mentor and researcher,” […]Read More

NSSI Awarded $136k Grant for Scholarship and Graduate Fellowship Fund

Larry Valero, Ph.D., director of UTEP’s National Security Studies Institute (NSSI), has been awarded $136,838 from the University of Texas System to establish an undergraduate scholarship and graduate fellowship program for students in UTEP’s Intelligence and National Security Studies (INSS) Program who have previously studied or plan to study a strategic language, including Arabic, Farsi, […]Read More

UTEP Math Professor Named to Land Board

Amy Wagler, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematical sciences, recently was named a member of the Board of Directors for the Frontera Land Alliance. The nonprofit organization works to protect natural areas, working farms and ranches, water and wildlife. It began in 2005 when community members realized there was an urgent need to preserve some of […]Read More

UTEP Receives Grant to Increase Diversity in Computer Science

Ann Q. Gates, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at El Paso, has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for an initiative titled “Building Upon CAHSI’s Success to Establish a Networked Community for Broadening Participation of Hispanics in Graduate Studies.” The grant […]Read More

UT System Regents Honor 7 UTEP Faculty with Outstanding Teaching

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will recognize seven University of Texas at El Paso faculty members for their extraordinary classroom performance and innovative instruction in the classroom with the highly prestigious 2016 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award (ROTA). This year’s UTEP recipients include: Joyce Asing Cashman, Ph.D., assistant professor of practice for STEM […]Read More