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The Water Research Group draws research expertise and resources together to advance the interdisciplinary research capacity on various aspects of water research such as: monitoring water quantity and quality, developing advanced water treatment technologies, assessing public health risk, assessing environmental impacts, and conducting outreach/education as well as literacy. We aspire to collaborate and share resources with researchers across the U.S. and other nations to study water quality issues on local, regional, and global scales.

Aspirations

The Water Research Group will be recognized regionally and nationally as the distinguished group for research and education related to water issues in the Southwest.

KEYWORDS

  1. Education
  2. Interdisciplinary
  3. Outreach
  4. Research
  5. Water

UTEP STRATEGIC AREAS

  1. Energy and Environment

COMMUNITY MEMBERS

Lee, Wen-Yee
Advocate
Associate Professor
Science - Chemistry
Analytical method development, Environmental Endocrine Disruptor, Environmental science, Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry, Organic Pollutants, Wastewater Organic Pollutants

Cox, Marc
Member
Associate Professor
Science - Biological Sciences
androgen, chaperone, Community Engaged Scholarship, community engagement, Community Partnerships, endocrine disruption, estrogen, faculty governance, heat shock protein, prostate cancer, steroid hormone receptor

Professor
Liberal Arts - Sociology and Anthropology
anthropology, applied anthropology, border policy, borders, Community Engaged Scholarship,, community engagement, community organizations, consumption, culture, health, human rights, Immigration, inequality, migration, power, Society, U.S.-Mexico border, values and social science, water, work, working classes

Li, James
Member
Assistant Professor
Science - Chemistry
Bioanalytical Chemistry, Biomedical Egnineering, cancer early detection, Cellular assays, environmental analysis, infectious disease diagnosis, Microfluidic lab-on-a-chip, nanosensing, nanotechnology

Ma, Lin
Member
Assistant Professor
Science - Geological Sciences
hydrogeology, Isotope geochemistry, low temperature geochemistry, paleohydrology

Opportunity for interdisciplinary postdoc
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Job opportunity:

NC State University Post-Doctoral Researcher needed on "Emerging Contaminant Characterization, Risk Assessment, and Community Engagement for Water Re-use Systems"

The Post-Doctoral scholar will be responsible for conducting research to understand human health exposure risk to contaminants of Concern (COC) for water reuse systems in North Carolina.

Funding Opportunity
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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of South Africa has officially opened the Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development 4th Global Call for Innovations.
Due: Oct 10 at 3:00pmIn your local timezone (GMT -6)

Job opportunities for your students
Other

Please share the info with anyone who may be interested.
1. EPA Microbial Risk Analyst https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2519
2. EPA Environmental Research Assistant: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2515
3. EPA Risk Assessment Database Support: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2520
4. EPA Urban Sustainability Database Support: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2526

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