2019 ConTex Award Winners

2019 ConTex Collaborative Research Grants

  • CO2 Foams Stabilized only with Surface-modified Silica Nanoparticles for Enhanced Oil Recovery
    Dr. Hugh Daigle, Dept. of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, UT Austin
    Dr. Mayra Álvarez Lemus, Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco
  • Mechanically Interlocked Molecules Applied to the Destruction of Groundwater Pollutants
    Dr. Jonathan Sessler, Dept. of Chemistry, UT Austin
    Dr. Jorge Tiburcio Báez, CINVESTAV
  • Geographies of Displacement: Mexican Migrant/Refugee Children and Youth in the Sonora-Arizona Borderlands
    Dr. Rebecca Torres, Dept. of Geography and the Environment, UT Austin
    Dr. Valentina Glockner Fagetti, El Colegio de Sonora
  • Developing Biocontrol Strategies to Combat an Invasive Cactus-feeding Moth
    Dr. Lawrence Gilbert, Dept. of Integrative Biology, UT Austin
    Dr. Sergio Sánchez-Peña, Universidad Autónoma Agraria Antonio Narro
  • Topics in Modelling and Analysis of Zero Sum Games without Isaacs Condition
    Dr. Mihai Sirbu, Dept. of Mathematics, UT Austin
    Dr. Daniel Hernández Hernández, CIMAT
  • Flocculation of Riverine Organic Matter when Mixed with Seawater: The Chemical Characteristics of Flocculants, Their Aerobic Respiration and Potential Contribution to Coastal Hypoxia
    Dr. Zhanfei Liu, Marine Science Institute, UT Austin
    Dr. Helmut Maske, CICESE
  • 3D Imaging of Drill Sites within the Chicxulub Impact Crater: Seeking New Insights into the Impact Hydrothermal System and Recovery of Life
    Dr. Sean P.S. Gulick, Institute for Geophysics, UT Austin
    Dr. Ligia Pérez Cruz, UNAM
  • Disabilities in the Elder Population of Central Mexico
    Dr. Tracie Harrison, School of Nursing, UT Austin
    Dr. Lucía Caudillo Ortega, Universidad de Guanajuato
  • Engineering Nano-Enabled Water Treatment Solutions for communities in Oaxaca, MX and Colonias in TX
    Dr. Navid Saleh (PI); Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, UT Austin
    Dr. Peter Ward (co-PI), LBJ School of Public Affairs, UT Austin
    Dr. Desmond Lawler (co-PI); Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, UT Austin
    Dr. Yolanda López Cruz, CIIDIR Unidad Oaxaca-IPN

2019 ConTex Postdoctoral Fellowship Renewals

  • Yolanda Guadalupe Garcia Huante, Department of Molecular Biosciences. Mentor: Andrew Ellington/Ilya J Finkelstein
  • Irwing Moises Ramirez Sanchez, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering. Mentor: Navid Saleh