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Department News

 

Grants Awarded to DMPS Faculty 

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National Natural Science Foundation of China, Grant #11428103. PI: R.Lin; Co-PI: Q. Zou. Jan. 2015 - Dec. 2016, CNY ¥200,000
National Science Foundation, DMS #1217268. PI: R. Lin. Sep. 2012 - Aug. 2016, USD $159,357

Rohitha Goonatilake, Katie D. Lewis, and Runchang Lin, (DUE 1339993) Robert Noyce Mathematics Teacher Scholarship Program (TAMIU-NMTSP) from January 1, 2014 and expires December 31, 2018 for $1,199,971.00 awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

David Milovich, Real-Time Frequency-Selective Fading Channel Realization Generator, 2015-2016, $42,356, subcontract with Welkin Sciences for project funded by Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

The National Science Foundation MRI (Major Research Instrument) project entitled: "Acquisition of a Solids Probe for a 400 MHz NMR Spectrometer to Enhance Research and Training at Texas A&M International University," is under the direction of Qingwen Ni, Hari D. Mandal, Alfred K. Addo-Mensah. This award grand (NSF 1530827) of $59.840 starts September 1, 2015 and ends August 31, 2018.

 

Creation of the School of Engineering

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The former Department of Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics (EMAP) has been split to create the School of Engineering (SOEN) and the Department of Mathematics and Physics (DMPS) effective Spring 2015.

Webpages:
Department of Mathematics and Physics (DMPS) - http://www.tamiu.edu/coas/depts/dmps/
School of Engineering (SOEN) - http://www.tamiu.edu/coas/depts/soen/

Dr. Rohitha Goonatilake (e-mail: harag@tamiu.edu) will continue as a department chair, heading up the Department of Mathematics and Physics. Dr. Guillermo C. Dominguez (e-mail: GuillermoC.Dominguez@tamiu.edu) is the Director of the School of Engineering.

 

Dr. Rafic A. Bachnak Accepts New Position

Dr. Rafic A Bachnak

Dr. Rafic A. Bachnak, the former chair of the Department of Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics, has accepted the position of Director of the School of Science, Engineering, and Technology at Penn State Harrisburg in August 2013. This position is in line with his professional goals and offers him many new opportunities and challenges. He may be contacted by e-mail at: rab65@psu.edu. We wish him all success in his new endeavor

 

Nadia Accepts Director Position of Title III SYSTEM Grant

Ms. NadiaCdeLaGarza

Ms. Nadia C. de la Garza, former Staff Assistant of the Department of Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics, was promoted to the position of Director of Title III SYSTEM Grant at Texas A&M International University. Her new title will mean new opportunities for advancement in her career. We congratulate Ms. De la Garza and wish for all her future endeavors to be more bright and successful. She can be contacted by phone at: 956-326-2996 or by email at: nadia.delagarza@tamiu.edu.

Contact

Department of Mathematics and Physics
5201 University Boulevard, Lamar Bruni Vergara Science Center 312, Laredo, TX 78041-1900
Phone: 956-326-2440 | Fax: 956-326-2439 | E-mail: joan.davis@tamiu.edu