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UTSA Alamo CIMA Mentors


 

 

 
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 Biology

       
 

Dr. Alfonso Apicella

 

Revealing the Cortical Mechanisms of Auditory Goal-Directed Behaviors
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Dr. Astrid Cardona

 

Mechanisms of Neuronal Damage during Autoimmune Diseases
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Dr. Jurgen Engelberth

 

The Physiological and Biochemical Characterization of the Pathway Leading to the Production of Jasmonic Acid
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Dr. David Jaffe

 

Neural and Network Basis for Hippocampal Memory Acquisition and Consolidation
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Dr. Richard LeBaron

 

Understanding the Two Faces of the Human BIGH3 Protein: BIGH3 Roles in Diabetes and Cancer
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Dr. Soo Chan Lee

 

Mechanisms of Pathogenesis in Human Pathogenic Fungi
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Dr. Carlos Paladini

 

Dopaminergic Neuron Physiology
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Dr. Robert Renthal

 

Insect Sensory Reception
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Bacterial Cytoplasmic Protein Complexes
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Dr. Fidel Santamaria

 

How Complex Neuronal Structure Affects Function
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Dr. Janakiram Seshu

 

Lyme Disease
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Q Fever
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Dr. Matthew Wanat

 

Dopamine Neurons and Motivated Behavior
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Dr. Nicole Wicha

 

Using Electroencephalography (EEG) to Study How the Brain Processes Language

 
 

Dr. Floyd Wormley, Jr.

 

Host-Fungal Interactions at Mucosal Tissues
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 Chemistry

   
 

Dr. Stephan Bach

 

Development of Matrix Compounds to be Used for Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization (MALDI)
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Dr. Oleg Larionov

 

Methodology and Complex Molecule Synthesis
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Dr. Aimin Liu

 

Understanding Thiol Metabolism by Visualizing the Catalytic Cycle of Human Thiol Dioxygenase
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Dr. Ghezai Musie

 

Development of Bioinspired Catalysts
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Dr. Francis Yoshimoto

 

Studying the Mechanisms of Enzyme Action and Target-Oriented Synthesis

 
 

Dr. John Zhao

 

Asymmetric Synthesis of Biologically Active Molecules Using Green Organocatalytic Methods
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 Computer Science

   
 

Dr. Kay Robbins

 

Developing Tools and Techniques for Understanding the Brain and Body at Work
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 Engineering

   
 

Dr. Mahmoud Abdelwahed

 

Developing Novel Functional Nanomaterials with Potential Application in Energy, Catalysis, Optics, Sensing, Biology, Electronics, and Environment

 
 

Dr. Ethan Ahn

 

Nanotechnology: From Energy Harvesting to Quantum Teleport
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Dr. Mark Appleford

 

Mechanobiology of Surface Modified Titanium Implants for Orthopedic Applications
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Dr. Lide Duan

 

Characterizing Computer Performance Using Benchmarks
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Dr. Ender Finol

 

Image-Based Modeling of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
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Small Animal Vessel Mechanics
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Dr. Wei Gao

 

Mechanical Properties and Behavior of Nano/Bio Materials; Atomistic Modeling of Materials

 
 

Dr. Marcio Giacomoni

 

Water Resources Systems Analysis, Management, and Planning

 
 

Dr. Teja Guda

 

Growing Blood Vessels to Enhance Bone Tissue Engineering
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Bioprinting 3D Teeth to Replace Teeth That Have Fallen Out
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Dr. Ruyan Guo

 

Solid State Device Physics; Fiber Optic Communications

 
 

Dr. Hai-Chao Han

 

Mechanical Properties of Arteries
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Dr. R. Lyle Hood

 

Design and Prototyping of a Novel Endotracheal Tube
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Dr. Yufei Huang

 

Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Statistical Learning, and Digital Signal Processing

 
 

Dr. Amir Jafari

 

Physical Human-Robot Interaction
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Dr. Mo Jamshidi

 

Mobile Robotics
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Dr. Yufang Jin

 

Analysis and Design of Control Systems; Embedded Controls for Mobile Robotics

 
 

Dr. Vikram Kapoor

 

Tracking Primary Sources of Fecal Pollution in Edwards Aquifer
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Microbial Contamination in Texas Waterways Following Hurricane Harvey
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Dr. Harry Millwater

 

Finite Element Modeling of Structures
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Dr. Arturo Montoya

 

Safety and Reliability of Suspension Bridge Main Cables; Friction and Fracture of Corroded High Strength Steel Wires

 
 

Dr. Gabriela Romero-Uribe

 

Macromolecular Bio-Interfaces for Cell Manipulation; Biologically Inspired Drug Delivery Systems

 
 

Dr. Heather Shipley

 

Engineered Nano Embedded Zeolites for Enhanced Removal of Water Pollutants
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Quorum Sensing of Microbial Communities
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Implementation of a Low Impact Development Test Bed at UTSA Main Campus, with Dr. Marcio Giacomoni
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Dr. Liang Tang

 

Nanomaterials and Biomaterials

 
 

Dr. Xiaodu Wang

 

Proteoglycans and Age-Related Bone Fragility Fractures
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Digital Model of Trabecular Bone
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Dr. Jing Yong Ye

 

Development of a Photonic Crystal Biosensor
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Dr. Xiaowei Zeng

 

Computational Modelling and Simulation of Collective Cell Migration
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 Environmental Science

   
 

Dr. Brian Laub

 

River Habitat Use by Fish and Other Aquatic Organisms
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Connectivity Patterns and Disruptions in Urban Stream Systems
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Effectiveness of Stormwater Treatment Facilities on the UTSA Campus
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 Geological Sciences

   
 

Dr. Marina Suarez

 

Carbon and Oxygen Isotope Chemostratigraphy of Mid-Cretaceous Continental Strata
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Dr. Hongjie Xie

 

Satellite-Based Remote Sensing Applications for Polar Regions and Natural Disasters
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 Physics

   
 

Dr. Arturo Ayón

 

Materials Science of Thin Films, Microdevices, and Photovoltaics

 
 

Dr. Lorenzo Brancaleon

 

Dye-Mediated, Light-Induced Conformational Changes in Globular Proteins
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Dr. Liao Chen

 

In Silico and In Vitro Experiments on Water Channel Proteins
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Dr. Miguel José-Yacamán

 

Advanced Electron Microscopy
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Dr. Kathryn Mayer

 

Gold Nanoparticles for Photothermal Therapy Applications
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Dr. Carlos Monton

 

Templated Assisted Electrochemical Synthesis of Magnetic and Magnetoplasmonic Nanostructures
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Dr. Kelly Nash

 

Laser Assisted Synthesis of Nanoparticles
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Nanoparticles as Remote Light Converters for Biomedical Applications
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Dr. Elizabeth Sooby Wood

 

Studies of Corrosion and Materials Synthesis

 

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