UTEP Launches Regional STEM Degree Accelerator


The University of Texas at El Paso has received a $725,000 grant from Educate Texas as part of its Texas Regional Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Degree Accelerator initiative. The pioneering grant program is an opportunity to sync faculty and employers toward the goal of empowering students with the knowledge and skills that equal […]

CS Department leads UTEP to NSA-CAE designation in Cyber Operations

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The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) has been designated as a National Security Agency (NSA) – Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Operations for the period of 2016-2021.  This designation is based on the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) Secure Cyber-Systems (SCS) Track.  In June of 2015, UTEP was renewed as […]

UTEP CS receives a $3.9M NSF grant to support students in cyber-security

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A team of computer science faculty from The University of Texas at El Paso has been awarded a highly competitive $3.9 million Scholarship For Service (SFS) grant from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Homeland Security. The funding will give scholarships to 28 bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. computer science students over the next […]

UTEP CS Professor gets Fulbright Scholarship Award

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Dr. Nigel Ward received a Fulbright Scholarship Award to conduct his research at Kyoto University  on the prosodic and multimodel aspects of dialog behavior across languages.  He will be on Faculty Development Leave until mid-spring. The UTEP CS Department is proud of Dr. Ward’s achievement and thanks him for all his work.

Dr. Ann Gates wins 2015 Great Minds in STEM Education Award

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Professor and Chair of Computer Science Ann Gates, Ph.D., is the recipient of the 2015 Great Minds in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Education award. Gates was selected for the honor from about 200 nationwide nominations. Great Minds in STEM, formerly known as the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation (HENAAC), created the Education […]