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How can the U.S. promote cyber security?

UTSA cyber security expert addresses National Academies’ research roundtable, GUIRR

Faculty and staff at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) lent their expertise last week to an elite group of government, academic and industry professionals at the winter meeting of the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR), an elite sub-group of the National Academies, the nation’s advisers in science, engineering and medicine. The meeting was held February 8-9 at the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown in Washington, D.C.

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Jami Delgadillo, a freshman majoring in electrical engineering, is Great Minds in STEM™ Scholar of the Week. A native of El Paso, Jami is a recipient of the 2010 HENAAC-NASA Johnson Space Center scholarship.
Each week on their website, Great Minds in STEM™ individually features select students who have won a 2010 HENAAC scholarship. In addition to being highlighted on the website, scholars become role models to elementary, junior and high school students at outreach programs organized by Great Minds in STEM™. 

Jami Delgadillo, a freshman majoring in electrical engineering, is Great Minds in STEM™ Scholar of the Week. A native of El Paso, Jami is a recipient of the 2010 HENAAC-NASA Johnson Space Center scholarship.

Each week on their website, Great Minds in STEM™ individually features select students who have won a 2010 HENAAC scholarship. In addition to being highlighted on the website, scholars become role models to elementary, junior and high school students at outreach programs organized by Great Minds in STEM™. 

Army Research Laboratory Awards UTSA $2.4 Million to Develop Real-time Cognitive Monitoring Tools

Imagine the daily work environment of Army soldiers. Seated in windowless tanks and restricted from visual cues, they travel over bumpy roads, bouncing wildly up and down over rugged terrain. Their tanks’ audio and video monitors are their only connection to the outside world, but they know their environment is dangerous. As the situation becomes more intense, they try to respond to an array of informational cues, but soon it becomes hard to focus. When will their attention decline? When will fatigue set in? What is happening in the brain?

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UTSA invests $252,000 for new research projects

The Office of the Vice President for Research has awarded $252,000 to UTSA researchers and their collaborators through its Collaborative Research Seed Grant Program (CRSGP) and its Tenure-track Research Award Competition (TRAC) program. The funding programs help UTSA faculty establish new, innovative, collaborative and multidisciplinary research programs in one or more of UTSA’s five strategic areas of excellence: health, security, energy and the environment, human and social development, and sustainability.

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