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Advanced Materials

Ralph & Kathleen Ponce de Leon Professor

B.A., California State University Long Beach, 1994

Ph.D., University of California Santa Cruz, 2000

NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Utah, 2000-3

Phone: (915) 747-7572

Office: CCSB 2.0704


The University of Texas at El Paso

500 W. University Ave. 

El Paso, TX 79902


Induction ceremony to the UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers in Austin TX led by four-star Admiral and UT System Chancellor William H. Mcraven

Group News

  • Welcome to new lab member Javier Hernandez from the Ph.D. program in Chemistry - Fall 2020

  • Congratulations to Ariful Ahsan for the outstanding publication in JACS - Summer 2020

  • Congratulations to Luis Barrera for the successful defense of his Ph.D. Dissertation Summer 2020

  • Congratulations to Ariful Ahsan for passing Third-year Exam A in the doctoral program in Chemistry

  • We received a new grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture - Spring 2020

  • Congratulations to Noemi Dominguez for her doctoral graduation in Materials Science, Fall 2019

  • Congratulations to Tariqul Islam for his doctoral graduation in Chemistry, Fall 2019

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