The event, held on March 28, brought approximately 70 outstanding undergraduate students from Texas universities to the State Capitol in Austin, where they presented the results of their research to state senators, state representatives and the general public.Read More
Minors: Sociology and Biomedical Engineering
Mentor: Dr. Charles Spencer
Applications are now being accepted for the BUILDing SCHOLARS Research Teaching Integration (RTI) Program. BUILD students who meet eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply.
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EL PASO, Texas – Four full-time faculty members at The University of Texas at El Paso were recognized for their excellence in student research mentoring at the Sept. 29 UTEP Research Forum, sponsored by The Vice President for Research and The Office of Research and Sponsored Projects, as a collaborative effort between the National Institutes of Health sponsored-BUILDing SCHOLARS Center and UTEP colleges of Engineering, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts and Science.
The awardees included: Evgeny Shafirovich, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering; Feng Yang, Ph.D., assistant professor of kinesiology; Samuel Brunk, Ph.D., chair of the history department and and the Dr. and Mrs. W.H. Timmons professor of borderlands history; and Jorge A. Lopez, Ph.D., chair and Shumaker professor of physics.
Congratulations to UTEP BUILD senior Cecilia Hinojosa who presented her research at Capitol Hill and met with Congressman Beto O’Rourke during the 20th annual Posters on the Hill showcase April 19-20 sponsored by the national Council on Undergraduate Research. Only 60 student research projects were selected nationwide out of hundreds of applicants.