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  • Mikayla Rahman has spirit for biomedical engineering

    August 16th, 2017

    Screen Shot 2017-08-16 at 9.40.05 AMMeet Mikayla Rahman. This UTSA Honors College student is balancing life as a biomedical engineering major and UTSA cheerleader.

    Rahman was born in China and was adopted when she was 13 months old. That’s when she moved to Colorado Springs to live with her new family. Rahman lived in Colorado for most of her life, but she knew she wanted to
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  • Foundation work underway for Science and Engineering Building

    August 15th, 2017

    Screen Shot 2017-08-16 at 9.41.38 AMIn June, The University of Texas at San Antonio broke ground on its $95 million Science and Engineering Building (SEB), the largest construction project in university history. The building is slated to open in June 2020.

    The 153,000 square foot building, which will be located on the Main Campus adjacent to the Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering Building, will provide laboratory,
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  • UTSA ranks among nation’s top minority-serving institutions for federal science and engineering expenditures

    August 8th, 2017

    Screen Shot 2017-08-08 at 10.32.20 AMThe University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) ranks No. 7 among the minority-serving institutions in the nation that received the most federal research obligations (expenditures) for science and engineering, according to updated data released by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for fiscal year 2015.

    In FY 2015, UTSA expended $23.3 million in federal funding to support its sponsored
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  • NIST Funds twelve projects to make communities more resilient to disasters

    August 7th, 2017

    Using biological materials as flame retardants, defining the characteristics of soil liquefaction during earthquakes and collecting disaster data with aerial drones are among the twelve disaster resilience research projects awarded just over $6 million by the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The University of Texas at San Antonio received $798,892 for research being done by Wassim Ghannoum, associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
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