UTEP to Help Increase Hispanics in Computing With $10M Grant


Originally published on September 06, 2018 Ann Gates, Ph.D., center, professor and chair of UTEP’s Department of Computer Science, was named a recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant worth $9,900,000. Gates is one of a number of collaborators — including Enrico Pontelli, Ph.D., left, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at […]

Ann Quiroz Gates, Chair, UTEP Computer Science Department


Native El Pasoan Ann Quiroz Gates has decades of experience in computer programming and software development. Her resume is 15 pages long, filled with the positions she has held and the computer science research she has participated in. Her office reflects her background. The walls are covered in books, awards and tech memorabilia. She has […]

Engineering and Computer Science Students Develop Unmanned Systems Technology


Engineering and computer science students have had a hand in The University of Texas at El Paso’s ascent to the forefront of unmanned systems technology. Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) experts from UTEP’s NASA MIRO Center for Space Exploration and Technology Research (cSETR) have leveraged the efforts of 30 computer science and electrical and mechanical engineering […]

Congratulations Alejandro Davila


Congratulations to Alejandro Davila, CAHSI Student Advocate, who received the Men and Women of Mines honor.  As the oldest honor that UTEP bestows upon its students, Men and Women of Mines recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding service to the University. Men and Women of Mines The oldest honor that UTEP bestows upon its students, Men and Women […]

Scholarship For Service Grads Ready to Serve


Originally published April 23, 2018 By Pablo Villa UTEP Communications Not all college graduates have professional plans laid out before receiving their diplomas. But a pair of software engineering students at The University of Texas at El Paso knows exactly what lies ahead for them after Commencement. Pedro Estrada Jr. and Aldo Rafael Perez are […]

Microsoft’s President Visits UTEP


Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, visited the University of Texas at El Paso campus on March 19 to deliver a Centennial Lecture on “The Impact of Artificial Intelligence: What Will It Mean for the Future of Jobs?” and to visit with students. Prior to his Centennial Lecture, Smith spoke with computer science and business students […]

Now Hiring – Open Rank Position In Cyber Security


THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE ASSISANT/ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR POSITION DESCRIPTION:  The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is seeking an excellent scholar to advance our cybersecurity research and education priorities. The position is open rank (commensurate with experience) and spans all areas related to cybersecurity. For senior (Associate/Full) […]

Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Dr. Kamau Bobb


https://www.utep.edu/engineering/_Files/docs/research-speaker-seminar-series/distinguished-speaker_bobbv2.pdf Equity and Computing in an Era of Chaos DR. KAMAU BOBB, COLLEGE OF COMPUTING, SENIOR DIRECTOR FOR CONSTELLATIONS, GEORGIA TECH Abstract Dr. Bobb will discuss the national challenge of establishing equity in computing education in a time of deep social and political divisions. The demand for a technical and talented workforce, particularly in computing, […]



“It’s exciting and it’s dangerous.” That’s how Ernesto Arreola describes our current state of connectivity in the world. The Information Security Assurance Manager for the City of El Paso was one of 23 attendees at the first community cybersecurity workshop at UTEP in August. The interactive session took place inside the newly established Center for […]

Smart Cities Grant Fosters International Collaborations


An interdisciplinary team from The University of Texas at El Paso led by Natalia Villanueva Rosales, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to fund an Interdisciplinary Research Experience for Students (IRES) Program. The $239,000 grant will … [Read More]