Research News
August 08, 2017
UTEP Geologist Named RRC Seismologist
The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) announced that Aaron Velasco, Ph.D., will serve the agency as RRC seismologist. Velasco is a professor of geological sciences and director of interdisciplinary initiatives at The University of Texas at El Paso... [more]

July 10, 2017
Local Volcanic Crater is Test Bed for Future Space Exploration
Residents in West Texas and Southern New Mexico may not be aware of a massive volcanic crater in the area, but Kilbourne Hole is no secret to geologists and NASA researchers from around the nation. The National Natural Landmark is about 30 miles west of the Franklin Mountains and is known as a maar volcano... [more]

July 05, 2017
Smart Cities Grant Fosters 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... [more]

June 22, 2017
UTEP Scientists Awarded Patent for Chagas Disease Vaccine
A pair of scientists at The University of Texas at El Paso is one step closer to developing the first ever clinical Chagas disease vaccine... [more]

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