2020 ConTex Award Winners

2020 ConTex Collaborative Research Grants

  • Machine-Learning-Assisted Real-Time Simulations and Uncertainty Quantification for Infectious Disease Outbreak
    Dr. Tan Bui-Thanh, Department of Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics, UT Austin
    Dr. Lilia Leticia Ramírez Ramírez, Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas (CIMAT)
    Dr. Jose Arturo Montoya Laos, Universidad de Sonora (UNISON)
  • Resonator Arrays for Multi-scale Earthquake Protection
    Dr. Loukas F. Kallivokas, Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, UT Austin
    Dr. Francisco J. Sánchez Sesma, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM)
  • Smart Leak Detection in Water Networks through Low-cost Nonintrusive Distributed Acoustic Sensors
    Dr. Polina Sela, Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, UT Austin
    Dr. Salvatore Salamone, Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, UT Austin
    Dr. Arturo Baltazar, Cinvestav-Unidad Saltillo
  • Avocado Expansion in the Forests of Michoacán: Land Use Change and Ecosystem Services
    Dr. Kenneth Young, Department of Geography and the Environment, UT Austin
    Dr. Eugenio Arima, Department of Geography and the Environment, UT Austin
    Dr. Antonio González Rodríguez, UNAM
    Dr. Felipe García-Oliva, UNAM
  • Innovative Solutions to Convert Seaweed Sargassum from Gulf of Mexico into a Sustainable Source for High-valued Chemicals and Biofuels
    Dr. Hal S. Alper, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin
    Dr. Danay Carrillo Nieves, Tecnológico de Monterrey – Campus Guadalajara
  • Phylogeography of Core and Satellite Populations of the Green Jay in Texas and Mexico
    Dr. Timothy H. Keitt, Department of Integrative Biology, UT Austin
    Dra. Bertha Patricia Escalante Pliego, UNAM
  • Lab-on-a-chip Based on Molecularly Imprinted Polymers for Early Prostate Cancer Detection
    Dr. Brian A. Korgel, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin
    Dr. Abraham Ulises Chávez Ramírez, CIDETEQ
    Dr. Goldie Oza, CIDETEQ

2020 ConTex Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards

  • Dr. Omar Ali Carrasco Jaim, Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry (new)
  • Dr. Aldo Cristopher Catalan Brito, Chemistry Department (new)
  • Dr. Enrique Contreras Hernandez, Department of Biomedical Engineering (renewal)

Past ConTex Awardees

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