Thursday, 05 May 2022 / Published in COE Announcements
NSF Awardees
MAY 5, 2022 — Four UTSA students and alumni have earned the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship. The award recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in STEM disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited U.S. institutions. Tanya Cruz, Zina Helal, Valeria Juarez ’20 and Sean Tritley will each
Wednesday, 04 May 2022 / Published in COE Announcements
Klesse College students share the impact of their scholarships
MAY 4, 2022 – On Thursday, April 28, 2022, UTSA’s Margie and Bill Klesse College of Engineering and Integrated Design (Klesse College) hosted a Scholarship Celebration on main campus. The event was an opportunity for scholarship donors and student recipients to meet and share the impact of philanthropy. “To see the amazing things achieved by
Monday, 02 May 2022 / Published in COE Announcements
Daveedth Macias
MAY 2, 2022 — It was a less than an ideal day in Siem Reap, Cambodia, during a heavy rainfall so thick it created a fog-like atmosphere. But Daveedth Macias, who was there on deployment with the U.S. Navy, witnessed something undeniably bright in the storm: children stopping at nothing to get an education. The
Friday, 29 April 2022 / Published in COE Announcements
Joseph G. Hernandez-McCloskey
APRIL 29, 2022 – Joseph G. Hernandez-McCloskey, a Ph.D. student in UTSA’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, was recently announced as a recipient of a 2022 NASA Space Technology Graduate Research Opportunity (NSTGRO) Award. Hernandez-McCloskey, who conducts research in UTSA’s UTSA Laser Spectroscopy and Chemical Propulsion Laboratory–supervised by assistant professor Daniel I. Pineda–was one of approximately
Thursday, 28 April 2022 / Published in COE Announcements
Business people
APRIL 28, 2022 — UTSA student team Remedium won first place at the $100K Student Technology Venture Competition for its product, The Hermes. The team includes UTSA biomedical engineering students Jaime Benavides, Felipe Morales, Rich Yi and Isaiah Arredondo. The Hermes is a muscle fatigue monitoring system built into compression shorts. When an athlete wears
Wednesday, 27 April 2022 / Published in COE Announcements
Brendy Rincon Troconis and her students.
APRIL 27, 2022 – The UTSA Corrosion Research Laboratory founded in 2016 by Brendy Rincon Troconis, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, integrates experimental approaches with accelerated degradation through harsh environments (salts, temperature, humidity) and extensive materials characterization with computational modelling to better understand corrosion and assist industrial partners in mitigating its effects. Throughout 2021, Rincon
Wednesday, 27 April 2022 / Published in COE Announcements
David Akopian (left) and Lyle Hood
APRIL 27, 2022 — The UTSA Office of Commercialization and Innovation (OCI) today presented its annual UTSA Innovation Awards to recognize excellence in discovery and impact within the university research community. These annual awards are presented in five categories, the lead indicators of UTSA’s success at commercializing innovations. This year’s event celebrated 40 researchers for
Monday, 25 April 2022 / Published in COE Announcements
From left to right, Lorena Gonzalez, Marianne Friedel and Simran Maredia helped design the Bento House.
APRIL 25, 2022 — Students in the Margie and Bill Klesse College of Engineering and Integrated Design at UTSA are designing a tiny home to help homeless veterans—and gaining valuable career experience while they do it. Civil engineering students Trinity Schaefer and Elizabeth De Leon established the UTSA Big Heroes Tiny Homes project to apply
Friday, 22 April 2022 / Published in COE Announcements
First placed
APRIL 22, 2022 — Ingenuity was on display in the UTSA Convocation Center yesterday as more than 400 undergraduate engineering students presented their work at the Spring 2022 Tech Symposium. Hosted by the Margie and Bill Klesse College of Engineering and Integrated Design at UTSA, the Tech Symposium highlighted a culmination of engineering curricula, with
Tuesday, 19 April 2022 / Published in COE Announcements
Students at the Tech Symposium
APRIL 19, 2022 — The Margie and Bill Klesse College of Engineering and Integrated Design (Klesse College) at UTSA will host the Spring 2022 Tech Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 21. Students will gather in the Convocation Center on the UTSA Main Campus to showcase their ingenuity, as teams from
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