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UH Professor Chosen as Fulbright Specialist to Participate as Field Expert

Dr. Rupa Iyer, Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies of the College of Technology at the University of Houston has been recommended for the Fulbright Specialist Roster after receiving the endorsement from the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the Institute of International Education's Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES).
April 6, 2015

Student Enrollment

As of 2015, student enrollment is up. 355 undergraduates and 4 graduates in the new Biotechnology graduate track introduced in the Fall of 2014.
April 1, 2015

NSF I Corp L Award

The PI, Dr. Rupa Iyer, has recently received an NSF I Corp L award that provides support in the form of mentoring and funding on how to use feedback to develop the ESRM into a scalable and sustainable learning product in collaboration with other institutions and governmental agencies. A series of interviews conducted with academic and industrial representatives has given us critical feedback on the ESRM and our database, and collection of OP-degrading microorganisms may best be disseminated and utilized by the biotechnology community. A workshop for interested parties is currently scheduled for the Summer of 2015.
April 1, 2015