100 @ 100: Research for Our Next Century

Tuesday and Thursday at 8:59am

As part of the celebration of the 100th year birthday of the University of Texas at El Paso, Dr. Keith Pannell will take a look at 100 individuals on the UTEP campus who represent a broad selection of the top research faculty members.  

The series will cover the entire UTEP campus, from Chemistry to Theatre Arts, with stops in the College of Business, the College of Health Sciences, the School of Nursing, and more.  The series demonstrates the wonderful variety of active minds and imaginations of the faculty on the UTEP campus.

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KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu July 24, 2014

100 @ 100: Thomas Boland

Thomas Boland
Credit UTEP Engineering

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  The research of Thomas Boland from UTEP's Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering.  Boland talks about his lab's efforts in printing living tissue on 3D printers.  He is working on how to get blood to flow through thicker layers of these printed tissues.  

Aired July 24, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue July 22, 2014

100 @ 100: Mark Lusk

Mark Lusk

  The research of Mark Lusk, Professor in the Department of Social Work in the UTEP College of Health Sciences.  Lusk is researching the mental health of refugees who find themselves in El Paso after escaping drug violence in Mexico and Central America.  

Aired July 22, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu July 17, 2014

100 @ 100: Sara Grineski

Sara Grineski
Credit Hispanic Health Disparities Research Center

  The research of Sara Grineski, Associate Professor in the UTEP Department of the Sociology.  She studies the social and environmental inequalities in certain populations and how to better serve these communities. 

Aired July 17, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue July 15, 2014

100 @ 100: Barbara Zimbalist

Barbara Zimbalist

  The research of Barbara Zimbalist, Assistant Professor in the UTEP Department of English.  She talks about researching women writers in the High and Low Middle Ages, including Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempe.  

Aired July 15, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu July 10, 2014

100 @ 100: Max Grossman

Max Grossman

  The research of Max Grossman, Assistant Professor of Art History, in the UTEP Department of Art.  Grossman studies medieval & Renaissance Italian urban architecture, with a particular focus on government buildings.  

Aired July 10, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue July 8, 2014

100 @ 100: Mimi Gladstein

Mimi Gladstein

  The research of Mimi Gladstein, Professor of English at the UTEP Department of English.  Gladstein has been researching material for 2 forthcoming books about the women of Smeltertown and about the Spanish influence on American Western films.  

Aired July 8, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu July 3, 2014

100 @ 100: David Wittenburg

David Wittenburg

  The research of David Wittenburg, Associate Professor and Chair of the Kinesiology Department in UTEP's College of Health Sciences.  Wittenburg is a former phys-ed teacher who is research cardiovascular fitness and health in middle-, elementary-, and high school-age kids.  

Aired July 3, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue July 1, 2014

100 @ 100: Igor Almeida

Igor Almeida

  The research of Igor Almeida, Professor in the UTEP Department of Biological Sciences.  Almeida is studying the parasite that causes Chagas Disease in order to develop a vaccine.  A vaccine in development has already been tested in mice and research will soon begin on non-human primates.  

Aired July 1, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu June 26, 2014

100 @ 100: Kyung-An Han

Kyung-An Han

  The research of Kyung-An (Kay) Han, director of neuroscience & metabolic disorders in the UTEP Department of Biological Sciences.  Kay is using a drosophila (fruit fly) model to determine how motivation, attention, learning, and memory are regulated by dopamine and octopamine.  Link to the HanLab here: http://research.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=research.utep.edu/hanlab.

Aired June 26, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue June 24, 2014

100 @ 100: Arturo Bronson

  The research of Arturo Bronson, Professor in the UTEP Department of Mechanical Engineering.  Bronson is studying the effects of high temperatures on different materials.  

Aired June 24, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Thu June 19, 2014

100 @ 100: Jules Simon

Jules Simon
Credit works.bepress.com

  The research of Jules Simon, Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Scientific Director of CSTEP (Center for Science, Technology, Ethics, and Policy).  Jules is investigating phenomenological ethics and sustainability ethics.  http://cstep.cs.utep.edu/index.html.

Aired June 19, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue June 17, 2014

100 @ 100: Laura O'Dell

Laura O'Dell

  The research of Laura O'Dell, Associate Professor in the UTEP Department of Psychology, and Lead Investigator in the O'Dell Lab research group.  Laura is studying tobacco use in a laboratory settings, and why certain populations are more susceptible to smoking.   http://odelllab.weebly.com/

Aired June 17, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Thu June 12, 2014

100 @ 100: Guillermina Núñez-Mchiri

Gina Núñez

  The research of Guillermina (Gina) Núñez-Mchiri, Associate Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology.  Gina talks about anthropological methods to solve everyday problems, specifically in involving her students in service learning.  

Aired June 12, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Tue June 10, 2014

100 @ 100: Nathan Ashby

Nathan Ashby

  The research of Nathan Ashby, Associate Professor of Economics, UTEP Department of Economics & Finance.  Nathan is research violent and organized crime and how it may affect investment in Mexico.

Aired June 10, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Thu June 5, 2014

100 @ 100: Raymond Rumpf

Raymond Rumpf

  The research of Raymond Rumpf, Associate Professor in the UTEP Department of Engineering, and the Director of the EM Lab.  Rumpf is researching incorporating electronics into 3D printed materials.  http://emlab.utep.edu/team.htm

Aired June 5, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Tue June 3, 2014

100 @ 100: Diane Doser

Diane Doser

  The research of Diane Dosur, a geophysicist with the UTEP Department of Geological Sciences.  Dosur is investigating techniques to solve environmental & engineering problems on the border.

Aired June 3, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Thu May 29, 2014

100 @ 100: Larry Lesser

Larry Lesser, mathemusician

  The research of Larry Lesser, Professor of Mathematical Sciences at UTEP, and Interim Director of CETaL (The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning).  Larry is studying how to make statistics and mathematics accessible to diverse populations through entertaining learning techniques.  http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/lesser/

Aired May 29, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Tue May 27, 2014

100 @ 100: Ming-Ying Leung

Ming-Ying Leung

  The research of Ming-Ying Leung of the Department of Mathematical Sciences.  Ming-Ying is analyzing and organizing biological data in order to advance biological sciences.  http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/mleung/

Aired May 27, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Thu May 22, 2014

100 @ 100: Ahsan R. Choudhuri

Ahsan Choudhuri
Credit nasa.gov

  The research of Ahsan R. Choudhuri, Professor and Chair of the UTEP Department of Mechanical Engineering.  He is also the Director of cSETR (Center for Space Exploration Technology Research).  Ahsan is working with NASA to develop rocket engines that use methane as rocket fuel.  http://research.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=research.utep.edu/csetr

Aired May 22, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Tue May 20, 2014

100 @ 100: Maria Amaya

Maria Amaya, foreground

  The research of Maria Amaya, Professor at the UTEP School of Nursing.  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.  

Aired May 20, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu May 15, 2014

100 @ 100: Hideaki Tsutsui

Hideaki Tsutsui

  The research of Hideaki Tsutsui, lighting designer and assistant professor at the Department of Theatre & Dance at the University of Texas at El Paso.  Hideaki has implemented "green" technology in the lighting design of several productions at UTEP.  http://www.hideakitsutsui.com/

Aired May 15, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue May 13, 2014

100 @ 100: Arvind Singhal

Arvind Singhal with former President Bill Clinton
Credit utminers.utep.edu

  The research of Dr. Arvind Singhal, the Samuel Shirley & 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.  Arvind's research focuses on using communication methods to improve the health of society and individuals.  He has worked on global polio eradication, and is involved in heightening awareness of women's issues in India via a soap opera.  http://utminers.utep.edu/asinghal/

Aired May 13, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu May 8, 2014

100 @ 100: Andrea Shaheen

Andrea Shaheen

  The research of Andrea Shaheen, Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of Texas at El Paso's Department of Music.  Andrea researches contemporary performance practices of musicians in Syria, with a focus on the oboe and related instruments.  http://faculty.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=faculty.utep.edu/alshaheen

Aired May 8, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue May 6, 2014

100 at 100: Elizabeth Walsh

Elizabeth Walsh

  The research of Dr. Elizabeth Walsh.  Liz studies the ecology & evolution of fresh water invertebrates, namely rotifers, the smallest multi-celled animal on the planet.  These fresh water creatures are found across the El Paso region.  http://orspprofile.utep.edu/profilesystem/editprofile.php?pid=1028&onlyview=1

Aired May 6, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu May 1, 2014

100 AT 100: Gaspare Genna

Gaspare Genna

  The research of Gaspare Genna, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at UTEP.  Gaspare is interested in researching regional integration among countries wishing to create political & economic ties.  Gaspare has found that similarities within countries' institutions and a system of fairness can build trust between them.  http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=32681

Aired May 1, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue April 29, 2014

100 at 100: Katja Michael

Katja Michael

  The research of Katja Michael, Associate Professor in the UTEP Department of Chemistry.  Katja is researching photochemical methodology development, research which could lead to improvements in drug delivery to diseased cells.  http://orspprofile.utep.edu/profilesystem/editprofile.php?pid=1110

Aired April 29, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu April 24, 2014

100 @ 100: Maceo Dailey

Maceo Crenshaw Dailey

  The research of Dr. Maceo Crenshaw Dailey from the Department of History, and Director of the UTEP African American Studies Program.  Dr. Dailey talks about El Paso's special place in history for being ahead of its time during and before the Civil Rights movement.  https://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=24311, African American Studies Program http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=academics.utep.edu/aasp

Aired April 24, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue April 22, 2014

100 @ 100: Tom Fullerton

Tom Fullerton

  The research of Tom Fullerton, Professor of Economics & Finance at UTEP's College of Business Administration.  Fullerton studies the border economy and is researching how to predict when business cycle downturns will occur.  http://business.utep.edu/faculty/profiles/fullerton/

Aired April 22, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu April 17, 2014

100 @ 100: Craig Tweedy

Craig Tweedy
Credit Systems Ecology Laboratory

  The research of Craig Tweedy of the Systems Ecology Laboratory with the UTEP Department of Biological Sciences.  Tweedy studies how ecosystems function and interface with the atmosphere.  He talks about the gradual transformation of the Paso del Norte region from grasslands to shrublands over the past few centuries.  http://faculty.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=faculty.utep.edu/ctweedie

Aired April 17, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue April 15, 2014

100 @ 100: Nigel Ward

Nigel Ward

  The research of Nigel Ward, professor of Computer Science at UTEP.  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.  http://www.cs.utep.edu/nigel/

Aired April 15, 2014.

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