The Office of the Vice President for Research is proud to announce and congratulate the winners of the FY 14/15 Collaborative Research Seed Grant Program (CRSGP), Tenure-Track Research Award Competition (TRAC), and the CONNECT Program. The competitions were extremely close and all the winners had exceptional write-ups describing projects with outstanding potential. Read More
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Is someone from your organization stealing trade secrets and selling them to your competitors? Does your organization struggle with detecting and stopping Internet attacks? Researchers in the UTSA College of Business have received two grants totaling $1 million to help companies better detect insider threats and enhance computer security. Read More
Graduate student Travis Block is an accidental entrepreneur, you might say. He owns a bicycle-customization business with partners in several cities, even while completing his master's degree in the joint biomedical engineering program of the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and UTSA. He plans to apply to the M.D.-Ph.D. dual-degree program in the Health Science Center School of Medicine. Read More
Ken Little, professor of art in the UTSA College of Liberal and Fine Arts, is one of only a handful of artists in Austin today for a ceremony recognizing the latest appointments by the Texas Commission on the Arts. Little was named the 2014 Texas State Visual Artist 3D. Created by the 77th L egislature, the positions are for one-year terms. Read More
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has named C. Mauli Agrawal the interim vice president for research. After serving as dean of the UTSA College of Engineering for nearly eight years, Agrawal will assume his new responsibilities May 15. Read More
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has received a $250,000 gift from the Catherine and Francis Burzik Foundation to establish the Burzik Professorship in Engineering Design in the UTSA College of Engineering. The position will support the research and teaching of engineering design to nurture student-developed technology ventures and train the next generation of engineering business leaders. Read More
The University of Texas at San Antonio announces the selection of Donovan Fogt, associate professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, to serve as director of the Office of Undergraduate Research. The newly created office will promote the visibility and breadth of research opportunities for undergraduate students in all academic disciplines. Read More
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has received $5 million in pledges in response to a recent $5 million H-E-B Faculty Research Fund matching gift supporting the recruitment and retention of leading scholars and researchers. Read More
UTSA researchers are actively researching methods to improve our existing energy systems and are developing new energy sources based on wind and solar power. UTSA faculty are utilizing nano-scale materials to improve the efficacy of solar power cells, while others are creating biofuels from algae.
Fundamental advances in immunology, bioengineering, and genetics are being facilitated by UTSA faculty to create new vaccines and novel biomedical devices to treat these challenges to our health.
Individuals seek friends, an education, social activities, and pursue musical and artistic expression to bring fulfillment into their lives. UTSA faculty explore the process of interweaving these activities within our technologically driven society.
There is crime in our cities, attacks in the cyber-realm, and the threat of terrorist attacks. Yet what protective measures can we create with our technologies and through societal intervention to reduce these risks while protecting individual freedoms? UTSA faculty have embraced this challenge of our times.
Our population is expanding in an economically intertwined world and we all enjoy aspects of our technological society. Yet these dynamics have placed a tremendous burden on the natural pattern of life. UTSA faculty are working to create a sustainable future for all of us.