100 @ 100: Research for Our Next Century http://ktep.org en 100 @ 100: Kathleen Staudt http://ktep.org/post/100-100-kathleen-staudt <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Kathleen Staudt, Professor of Political Science, Endowed Professor for Western Hemispheric Trade Policy Studies, UTEP Department of Political Science. &nbsp;Staudt has done much research for the books she has authored and edited. &nbsp;For her latest book, Staudt&nbsp;interviewed business people and NGOs on both sides of the border.</p><p><strong>Aired Aug. 28, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:04:00 +0000 43564 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Kathleen Staudt 100 @ 100: German Rosas-Acosta http://ktep.org/post/100-100-german-rosas-acosta <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of German Rosas-Acosta, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences. &nbsp;Rosas-Acosta studies the interactions between the influenza virus and our cells. &nbsp;Because the virus evolves so rapidly, it is necessary to control ways the cells can neutralize infections.</p><p><strong>Aired Aug. 26, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:04:00 +0000 43563 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: German Rosas-Acosta 100 @ 100: Melissa Colgin-Abeln http://ktep.org/post/100-100-melissa-colgin-abeln <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Melissa Colgin-Abeln, Associate Professor of Flute and Music Literature in the UTEP Department of Music. &nbsp;Melissa informs us of the research that goes into a performance, including a composer's intentions and the different musical styles which may be involved.</p><p><strong>Aired Aug. 21, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:04:00 +0000 43562 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Melissa Colgin-Abeln 100 @ 100: Thenral Mangadu http://ktep.org/post/100-100-thenral-mangadu <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Thenral Mangadu, Assistant Professor in the UTEP College of Health Sciences, in the Deprtment of Public Health Sciences. &nbsp;Mangadu studies the effects of&nbsp;sexual and domestic violence on the El Paso/Mexico border, including the cultural, structural, and environmental factors that may lead to violence.</p><p><strong>Aired Aug. 19, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:04:00 +0000 43557 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Thenral Mangadu 100 @ 100: John S. Wiebe http://ktep.org/post/100-100-john-s-wiebe <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of John S. Wiebe, Associate Professor in the UTEP Psychology Department. &nbsp;Wiebe is a clinical health psychologist who is studying the intersection of psychology &amp; medicine. &nbsp;The behavior and mental state of sufferers of chronic illnesses can often influence their health. &nbsp;<a href="https://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=11438">https://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=11438</a></p><p><strong>Aired Aug. 14, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:04:00 +0000 42184 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: John S. Wiebe 100 @ 100: Ignacio Martinez http://ktep.org/post/100-100-ignacio-martinez <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Ignacio Martinez from the UTEP Department of History. &nbsp;Martinez specializes in Colonial Latin America and the Spanish borderlands. &nbsp;Martinez talks about his research into how friendship was practiced and manipulated in Colonial Sonora. &nbsp;</p><p><strong>Aired August 12, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:04:00 +0000 42183 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Ignacio Martinez 100 @ 100: June Kan-Mitchell http://ktep.org/post/100-100-june-kan-mitchell <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of June Kan-Mitchell, Professor in the UTEP Department of Biological Sciences. &nbsp;Kan-Mitchell&nbsp;is a T-cell immunologist and is working to develop a vaccine to combat HIV infections.</p><p><strong>Aired Aug. 7, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:04:00 +0000 42182 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: June Kan-Mitchell 100 @ 100: Luis Echegoyen http://ktep.org/post/100-100-luis-echegoyen <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Luis Echegoyen, professor in the Department of Chemistry. &nbsp;Echegoyen's&nbsp;research group studies how carbon materials such as C-60 (Buckminster&nbsp;Fullerines, or "Bucky Balls") can make for a more efficient solar cell. He also introduces us to the molecular "<em>maraca</em>." &nbsp;<a href="http://cossrvfile00.utep.edu/echegoyen/">http://cossrvfile00.utep.edu/echegoyen/</a></p><p><strong>Aired August 5, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:04:00 +0000 42181 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Luis Echegoyen 100 @ 100: Thomas Gill http://ktep.org/post/100-100-thomas-gill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Thomas Gill of the UTEP Department of Geological Sciences. &nbsp;Gill is studying dust, and has found that the tiniest speck of dust can impact health, the environment, and infrastructure. &nbsp;The shape of a dust particle has even been found to have an impact on the climate. &nbsp;<a href="http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=31490">http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=31490</a></p><p><strong>Aired July 31, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:04:00 +0000 42180 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Thomas Gill 100 @ 100: Anne Giangiulio http://ktep.org/post/100-100-anne-giangiulio <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Anne Giangiulio, Associate Professor of Art and Graphic Design from the UTEP Department of Art. &nbsp;Anne has worked with Cinco Puntos Press designing book covers, and she has also designed museum exhibits at the Centennial Museum at UTEP and the El Paso Museum of History.</p><p><strong>Aired July 29, 2014.</strong></p><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:04:00 +0000 41725 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Anne Giangiulio 100 @ 100: Thomas Boland http://ktep.org/post/100-100-thomas-boland <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The research of Thomas Boland from UTEP's Department of Metallurgical &amp; Materials Engineering. &nbsp;Boland talks about his lab's efforts in printing living tissue on 3D printers. &nbsp;He is working on how to get blood to flow through thicker layers of these printed tissues. &nbsp;</p><p><strong>Aired July 24, 2014.</strong></p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:04:00 +0000 41724 at http://ktep.org 100 @ 100: Thomas Boland 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