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Internships

Posted Aug 24, 2017

Congratulations to the following students for representing the UTEP Mechanical Engineering Department and the MIRO cSETR as interns during Fall 2017:

 

·         Mariana Chaidez at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

·         Emily Herzog at NASA Glenn Research Center

·         Enrique Gutierrez at NASA Johnson Space Center

·         Lucero Buendia at NASA Johnson Space Center

·         Itzel Lopez at NASA Johnson Space Center

 

Congratulations to the following students for representing the UTEP Mechanical Engineering Department and the MIRO cSETR as interns during Summer 2017:

 

·         David Lemon

·         Alai Lopez

·         Abner Moreno Tarango

·         Pedro Nunez

·         Daniel Vargas

·         Edward Kang

·         Jad Aboud

·         Steven Torres at NASA Johnson Space Center

·         Marissa Garcia at NASA Johnson Space Center


Posted Feb 13, 2017


Congratulations to the following students for representing the UTEP Mechanical Engineering Department and the MIRO cSETR as interns during Spring 2017:

  • Jahir Fernandez at Ethicon
  • Mariano Mercado at NASA Johnson Space Center
  • Dylan Ott at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
  • Jonathan Valenzuela at NASA Marshall Space Center
  • Daniela Aguilar at NASA Johnson Space Center
  • Edward Kang at ASA Kennedy Space Center
  • Travis Belcher at NASA Kennedy Space Center

Graduates

Posted June 3, 2016

Congratulations to the following students on their well-deservered success completing their Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Fall 2016:

  • Dr. Arturo Acosta, Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering
  • Dr. Martin de la Torre, Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering
  • Dr. Armando Delgado, Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering
  • Dr. Manuel Hernandez, Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Dr. Ricardo Martinez, Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Dr. Luis Sanchez, Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Dr. Rashedul Sarker, Ph. D. in Environmental Science and Engineering 
  • Jab Aboud, Masters in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Mariana Chaidez, Masters in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Aaron Johnson, Masters in Mechanical Engineering
  • Jaclyn Mejia, Masters in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Jorge Rosero, Masters in Mechanical Engineering
  • Jesus Trillo, Masters in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Claudia Reta Medrano, Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering

Thesis

Posted August 6, 2015

Congratulations to the following Mechanical Engineering Master Students who each defended their thesis in the Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering:

  • Mr. Arifur Chowdhury
  • Mr. Diego Delfin
  • Mr. Marco Quiroz
  • Mr. Mohammad Arif Hossain
  • Mr. Gerardo Rodriguez
  • Mr. Gabriel Trujillo

The following students have successfully defended their dissertation and have received their Ph.D.’s. Congratulations to:

  • Dr. Diaaeldin Mohammed- Optimization and Characterization of High Velocity Oxy-Fuel Sprayed Coatings. Supervised by Dr. Choudhuri
  • Dr. Mohammad Arif Shuvo- Hybrid Nano-Structures for Enhanced Energy Storage Devices Supervised by Dr. Lin
  • Dr. Ernesto Rubio- Intrinsic and Metal Doped Gallium Oxide based high temperature oxygen sensors to power plants Supervised by Dr. Chintalapalle Ramana
  • Dr. Shariful Islam- Manufacturing and Mechanics of Polymer Matrix Composites Supervised by Dr. Pavana Prabhakar
  • Dr. Hasanul Karim- Modeling and Testing of Functional Materials for Energy System Applications Supervised by Dr. Yirong Lin
  • Dr. Rashedul Sarker- Investigation on Pyroelectric Ceramic Temperature Sensors for Energy System Applications Supervised by Dr. Norman Love

Accomplishments


Posted June 3, 2016

A hearty congratulations to those attending the 2016 Combustion Summer School at Princeton University:

  • Martin De La Torre
  • Sergio Cordova
  • Arifur Chowdhury


Posted May 6, 2016

Congratulation, Armando Delgado, a PhD student from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, for having been awarded scholarship travel grants to give three presentations on his research which will take place at: The Seventh Joint Meeting of Space Resources Roundtable and Planetary (NSMMS) and Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium, June 7 – 9, in Golden, CO.


Posted August 11, 2015

Congratulations Dr. Chintalapalle Ramana on your National Science Foundation award project title: Refractory Metal Doped Gallium Oxide Sensors for Extreme Environment Applications was funded in the amount of $367,474.


Posted August 6, 2015

Congratulations Dr. Ahsan Choudhuri and Dr. Ryan Wicker on your Department of Energy award project title: Metal 3D Printing of Low-NOX Fuel Injectors with Integrated Temperature Sensors was funded in the amount of $250,000.


Posted July 30, 2015

Congratulations Dr. Chintalapalle Ramana on your Department of Energy award project title: LOW-COST AND EFFICIENT HIGH TEMPERATURE WIRELESS SENSORS BY DIRECT WRITE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FOR APPLICATION IN FOSSIL ENERGY SYSTEMS was funded in the amount of $200,000.


Posted July 7, 2015

Congratulations Dr. Evgeny Shafirovich on your B/E Aerospace award project title: Investigation of Factors that May Increase Oxidation of Tin Powders was funded in the amount of $28,000.


Posted June 17, 2015

Congratulations Dr. Pavana Prabhakar on your DoD Award project title: Failure Mechanics of Woven Sandwich Composites in Extreme Conditions was funded in the amount of $594,000.


Fellowships Awarded

Posted August 6, 2015

Congratulations to ASM Arifur Chowdhury for receiving the Anita Mochen Loya Fellowship 2015-2016.


Posted August 6, 2015

Congratulations to Mr. Alejandro Vazquez for receiving the Patricia & Jonathan Rogers Fellowship 2015-2016.


Posted August 6, 2015

Congratulations to Mr. Juan Barragan for receiving the Texas Space Grant 2015-2016 Graduate Fellowship.


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