100 @ 100: Research for Our Next Century http://ktep.org en 100 @ 100: Mark Lusk http://ktep.org/post/100-100-mark-lusk <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Mark Lusk, Professor in the Department of Social Work in the UTEP College of Health Sciences. &nbsp;Lusk&nbsp;is researching the mental health of refugees who find themselves in El Paso after escaping drug violence in Mexico and Central America. &nbsp;</p><p><strong>Aired July 22, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:04:00 +0000 41568 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Mark Lusk 100 @ 100: Sara Grineski http://ktep.org/post/100-100-sara-grineski <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Sara Grineski, Associate Professor in the UTEP Department of the Sociology. &nbsp;She studies the social and environmental inequalities in certain populations and how to better serve these communities.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Aired July 17, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:04:00 +0000 41567 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Sara Grineski 100 @ 100: Barbara Zimbalist http://ktep.org/post/100-100-barbara-zimbalist <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Barbara Zimbalist, Assistant Professor in the UTEP Department of English. &nbsp;She talks about researching women writers in the High and Low Middle Ages, including Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempe. &nbsp;</p><p><strong>Aired July 15, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:04:00 +0000 41566 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Barbara Zimbalist 100 @ 100: Max Grossman http://ktep.org/post/100-100-max-grossman <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Max Grossman, Assistant Professor of Art History, in the UTEP Department of Art. &nbsp;Grossman studies medieval &amp; Renaissance Italian urban architecture, with a particular focus on government buildings. &nbsp;</p><p><strong>Aired July 10, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:04:00 +0000 41565 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Max Grossman 100 @ 100: Mimi Gladstein http://ktep.org/post/100-100-mimi-gladstein <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Mimi Gladstein, Professor of English at the UTEP Department of English. &nbsp;Gladstein has been researching material for 2 forthcoming books about the women of Smeltertown and about the Spanish influence on American Western films. &nbsp;</p><p><strong>Aired July 8, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:04:00 +0000 41564 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Mimi Gladstein 100 @ 100: David Wittenburg http://ktep.org/post/100-100-david-wittenburg <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of David Wittenburg, Associate Professor and Chair of the Kinesiology Department in UTEP's College of Health Sciences. &nbsp;Wittenburg is a former phys-ed&nbsp;teacher who is research cardiovascular fitness and health in middle-, elementary-, and high school-age kids. &nbsp;</p><p><strong>Aired July 3, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:04:00 +0000 41563 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: David Wittenburg 100 @ 100: Igor Almeida http://ktep.org/post/100-100-igor-almeida <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Igor Almeida, Professor in the UTEP Department of Biological Sciences. &nbsp;Almeida&nbsp;is studying the parasite that causes Chagas Disease in order to develop a vaccine. &nbsp;A vaccine in development has already been tested in mice and research will soon begin on non-human primates. &nbsp;</p><p><strong>Aired July 1, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:04:00 +0000 41562 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Igor Almeida 100 @ 100: Kyung-An Han http://ktep.org/post/100-100-kyung-han <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Kyung-An&nbsp;(Kay) Han, director of neuroscience &amp; metabolic&nbsp;disorders in the UTEP Department of Biological Sciences. &nbsp;Kay is using a drosophila (fruit fly) model to determine how motivation, attention, learning, and memory are regulated by dopamine and octopamine. &nbsp;Link to the HanLab here:&nbsp;<a href="http://research.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=research.utep.edu/hanlab">http://research.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=research.utep.edu/hanlab</a>.</p><p><strong>Aired June 26, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:04:00 +0000 38778 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Kyung-An Han 100 @ 100: Arturo Bronson http://ktep.org/post/100-100-arturo-bronson <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Arturo Bronson, Professor in the UTEP Department of Mechanical Engineering. &nbsp;Bronson is studying the effects of high temperatures on different materials. &nbsp;</p><p><strong>Aired June 24, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:04:00 +0000 38637 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Arturo Bronson 100 @ 100: Jules Simon http://ktep.org/post/100-100-jules-simon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Jules Simon, Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Scientific Director of CSTEP (Center for Science, Technology, Ethics, and Policy). &nbsp;Jules is investigating phenomenological ethics and sustainability ethics. &nbsp;<a href="http://cstep.cs.utep.edu/index.html">http://cstep.cs.utep.edu/index.html</a>.</p><p><strong>Aired June 19, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38638 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Jules Simon 100 @ 100: Laura O'Dell http://ktep.org/post/100-100-laura-odell <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Laura O'Dell, Associate Professor in the UTEP Department of Psychology, and Lead Investigator in the O'Dell Lab research group. &nbsp;Laura is studying tobacco use in a laboratory settings, and why certain populations are more susceptible to smoking. &nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="http://odelllab.weebly.com/">http://odelllab.weebly.com/</a></p><p><strong>Aired June 17, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:04:00 +0000 38639 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Laura O'Dell 100 @ 100: Guillermina Núñez-Mchiri http://ktep.org/post/100-100-guillermina-n-ez-mchiri <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Guillermina (Gina)&nbsp;<span style="font-family: arial; font-size: 13px;">Núñez</span>-Mchiri<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Associate Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Sociology &amp; Anthropology. &nbsp;Gina talks about anthropological methods to solve everyday problems, specifically in involving her students in service learning. &nbsp;</span></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Aired June 12, 2014.</span></strong></p><p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38640 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Guillermina Núñez-Mchiri 100 @ 100: Nathan Ashby http://ktep.org/post/100-100-nathan-ashby <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Nathan Ashby, Associate Professor of Economics,&nbsp;UTEP Department of Economics &amp; Finance. &nbsp;Nathan is research violent and organized crime and how it may affect investment in Mexico.</p><p><strong>Aired June 10, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38641 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Nathan Ashby 100 @ 100: Raymond Rumpf http://ktep.org/post/100-100-raymond-rumpf <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Raymond Rumpf, Associate Professor in the UTEP&nbsp;Department of Engineering, and the Director of the EM Lab. &nbsp;Rumpf is researching incorporating electronics into 3D printed materials. &nbsp;<a href="http://emlab.utep.edu/team.htm">http://emlab.utep.edu/team.htm</a></p><p><strong>Aired June 5, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38642 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Raymond Rumpf 100 @ 100: Diane Doser http://ktep.org/post/100-100-diane-doser <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Diane Dosur, a geophysicist with the UTEP Department of Geological Sciences. &nbsp;Dosur&nbsp;is investigating techniques to solve environmental &amp; engineering problems on the border.</p><p><strong>Aired June 3, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38643 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Diane Doser 100 @ 100: Larry Lesser http://ktep.org/post/100-100-larry-lesser <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Larry Lesser, Professor of Mathematical Sciences at UTEP, and Interim Director of CETaL (The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning). &nbsp;Larry is studying how to make statistics and mathematics accessible to diverse populations through entertaining learning techniques. &nbsp;<a href="http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/lesser/">http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/lesser/</a></p><p><strong>Aired May 29, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 29 May 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38648 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Larry Lesser 100 @ 100: Ming-Ying Leung http://ktep.org/post/100-100-ming-ying-leung <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Ming-Ying Leung of the Department of Mathematical Sciences. &nbsp;Ming-Ying is analyzing and organizing biological data in order to advance biological sciences. &nbsp;<a href="http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/mleung/">http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/mleung/</a></p><p><strong>Aired May 27, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 27 May 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38649 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Ming-Ying Leung 100 @ 100: Ahsan R. Choudhuri http://ktep.org/post/100-100-ahsan-r-choudhuri <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Ahsan R. Choudhuri, Professor and Chair of the UTEP&nbsp;Department of Mechanical Engineering. &nbsp;He is also the Director of cSETR&nbsp;(Center for Space Exploration Technology Research). &nbsp;Ahsan&nbsp;is working with NASA to develop rocket engines that use methane as rocket fuel. &nbsp;<a href="http://research.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=research.utep.edu/csetr">http://research.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=research.utep.edu/csetr</a></p><p><strong>Aired May 22, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 22 May 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38650 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Ahsan R. Choudhuri 100 @ 100: Maria Amaya http://ktep.org/post/100-100-maria-amaya <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Maria Amaya, Professor at the UTEP School of Nursing. &nbsp;Maria and the students in the Graduate Nursing Program are researching the effects of the Affordable Care Act in El Paso and across the nation. &nbsp;</p><p><strong>Aired May 20, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 20 May 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38651 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Maria Amaya 100 @ 100: Hideaki Tsutsui http://ktep.org/post/100-100-hideaki-tsutsui <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Hideaki&nbsp;Tsutsui, lighting designer and assistant professor at the Department of Theatre &amp; Dance at the University of Texas at El Paso. &nbsp;Hideaki&nbsp;has implemented "green" technology in the lighting design of several productions at UTEP. &nbsp;<a href="http://www.hideakitsutsui.com/">http://www.hideakitsutsui.com/</a></p><p><strong>Aired May 15, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 15 May 2014 15:04:00 +0000 37424 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Hideaki Tsutsui 100 @ 100: Arvind Singhal http://ktep.org/post/100-100-arvind-singhal <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Dr. Arvind Singhal, the Samuel Shirley &amp; Edna Holt Marston Endowed Professor of Communication at UTEP, the Director of the Social Justice Initiative, and the William J. Clinton Distinguished Fellow at the Clinton School of Public Service. &nbsp;Arvind's research focuses on using communication methods to improve the health of society and individuals. &nbsp;He has worked on global polio eradication, and is involved in heightening awareness of women's issues in India via a soap opera. &nbsp;<a href="http://utminers.utep.edu/asinghal/">http://utminers.utep.edu/asinghal/</a></p><p><strong>Aired May 13, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 13 May 2014 15:04:00 +0000 37425 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Arvind Singhal 100 @ 100: Andrea Shaheen http://ktep.org/post/100-100-andrea-shaheen <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Andrea Shaheen, Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of Texas at El Paso's Department of Music. &nbsp;Andrea researches contemporary performance practices of musicians in Syria, with a focus on the oboe and related instruments. &nbsp;<a href="http://faculty.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=faculty.utep.edu/alshaheen">http://faculty.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=faculty.utep.edu/alshaheen</a></p><p><strong>Aired May 8, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 08 May 2014 15:04:00 +0000 37427 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Andrea Shaheen 100 at 100: Elizabeth Walsh http://ktep.org/post/100-100-elizabeth-walsh <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Dr. Elizabeth Walsh. &nbsp;Liz studies the ecology &amp; evolution of fresh water invertebrates, namely rotifers, the smallest multi-celled animal on the planet. &nbsp;These fresh water creatures&nbsp;are found across the El Paso region. &nbsp;<a href="http://orspprofile.utep.edu/profilesystem/editprofile.php?pid=1028&amp;onlyview=1">http://orspprofile.utep.edu/profilesystem/editprofile.php?pid=1028&amp;onlyview=1</a></p><p><strong>Aired May 6, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 06 May 2014 15:04:00 +0000 36353 at http://ktep.org 100 at 100: Elizabeth Walsh 100 AT 100: Gaspare Genna http://ktep.org/post/100-100-gaspare-genna <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Gaspare&nbsp;Genna, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at UTEP. &nbsp;Gaspare is interested in researching regional integration among countries wishing to create political &amp; economic ties. &nbsp;Gaspare&nbsp;has found that similarities within countries' institutions and a system of fairness can build trust between them. &nbsp;<a href="http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=32681">http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=32681</a></p><p><strong>Aired May 1, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 15:04:00 +0000 36346 at http://ktep.org 100 AT 100: Gaspare Genna 100 at 100: Katja Michael http://ktep.org/post/100-100-katja-michael <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Katja Michael, Associate Professor in the UTEP&nbsp;Department of Chemistry. &nbsp;Katja is researching photochemical methodology development, research which could lead to improvements in drug delivery to diseased cells. &nbsp;<a href="http://orspprofile.utep.edu/profilesystem/editprofile.php?pid=1110">http://orspprofile.utep.edu/profilesystem/editprofile.php?pid=1110</a></p><p><strong>Aired April 29, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:04:00 +0000 36345 at http://ktep.org 100 at 100: Katja Michael 100 @ 100: Maceo Dailey http://ktep.org/post/100-100-maceo-dailey <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Dr. Maceo&nbsp;Crenshaw Dailey from the Department of History, and Director of the UTEP African American Studies Program. &nbsp;Dr. Dailey talks about El Paso's special place in history for being ahead of its time during and before the Civil Rights movement. &nbsp;<a href="https://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=24311">https://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=24311</a>, African American Studies Program&nbsp;<a href="http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=academics.utep.edu/aasp">http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=academics.utep.edu/aasp</a></p><p><strong>Aired April 24, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:04:00 +0000 36344 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Maceo Dailey 100 @ 100: Tom Fullerton http://ktep.org/post/100-100-tom-fullerton <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Tom Fullerton, Professor of Economics &amp; Finance at UTEP's College of Business Administration. &nbsp;Fullerton studies the border economy and is researching how to predict when business cycle downturns will occur. &nbsp;<a href="http://business.utep.edu/faculty/profiles/fullerton/">http://business.utep.edu/faculty/profiles/fullerton/</a></p><p><strong>Aired April 22, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:04:00 +0000 35967 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Tom Fullerton 100 @ 100: Craig Tweedy http://ktep.org/post/100-100-craig-tweedy <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Craig Tweedy of the Systems Ecology Laboratory with the UTEP Department of Biological Sciences. &nbsp;Tweedy studies how ecosystems function and interface with the atmosphere. &nbsp;He talks about the gradual transformation of the Paso del Norte region from grasslands to shrublands over the past few centuries. &nbsp;<a href="http://faculty.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=faculty.utep.edu/ctweedie">http://faculty.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=faculty.utep.edu/ctweedie</a></p><p><strong>Aired April 17, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:04:00 +0000 35966 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Craig Tweedy 100 @ 100: Nigel Ward http://ktep.org/post/100-100-nigel-ward <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Nigel Ward, professor of Computer Science at UTEP. &nbsp;Nigel has been studying prosody - the inflections, stresses, and intonations of speech - and he is looking on how to make the human voice "searchable" on the web. &nbsp;<a href="http://www.cs.utep.edu/nigel/">http://www.cs.utep.edu/nigel/</a></p><p><strong>Aired April 15, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:04:00 +0000 35965 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Nigel Ward 100 @ 100: Rosa Fitzgerald http://ktep.org/post/100-100-rosa-fitzgerald <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Rosa Fitzgerald, Associate Professor of Physics at UTEP. Rosa has been studying aerosols and how they affect and exist in the atmosphere. &nbsp;<a href="http://orspprofile.utep.edu/profilesystem/editprofile.php?pid=1156&amp;onlyview=1">http://orspprofile.utep.edu/profilesystem/editprofile.php?pid=1156&amp;onlyview=1</a></p><p><strong>Aired April 10, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:04:00 +0000 35961 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Rosa Fitzgerald