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The Research Immersion Camp

The Research Immersion Camp is a program that allows undergraduate students to train and conduct research with UTSA premier Researchers.
Students will be matched by interest in one of the following projects:

1. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Ender Finol
2. Enzyme Mechanism
Chemistry, Dr. Francis Yoshimoto
3. Infectious Diseases
Biology, Dr. Jose Lopez-Ribot
4. Anomalous Red-Shift Effect Observed in Colloidal Solutions of Photoluminescent Down-Shifting Carbon and CdTe+Carbon Quantum Dots
Physics, Dr. Arturo Ayon
5. Utilization of Quantum Dots for Terahertz Applications
Physics, Dr. Arturo Ayon
6. Novel Metamaterial-Based IR Photonic Crystals
Physics, Dr. Arturo Ayon
7. Degradation of Materials (corrosion)
Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Brendy Rincon-Troconis
8. Medical Devices for Exercises & Military Biomonitoring
Kinesiology, Dr. Donovan Fogt
9. EVID: Evidence-Assisted Detection and Elimination of Memory Errors
Computer Science, Dr. Tongping Liu
10. Program Analysis for Approximation
Computer Science, Dr. Abdullah Muzahid
11. Performance Bug Detection
Computer Science, Dr. Abdullah Muzahid
12. Developing Cyber Tools for "Culture of Security"
Cyber Security, Dr. Greg B. White

This is a highly competitive summer program. Please note that application does not guarantee acceptance.
For more information about UTSA Research, please visit

Apply by March 15, 2017

  • Application
    • Completed and signed J-1 Request Form
    • Copy of Exchange Visitor’s CV/Résumé stating research interest
    • Copy of Exchange Visitor’s Passport Biographic Data Page
    • Financial supporting documents, it can be a letter from home institution
    • Proof of English Language Proficiency (see Part IV on page 6)
  • Medical Forms
    • Notice of Privacy Practices
    • Consent for Treatment
    • Tuberculosis Questionnaire
    • Bacterial Meningitis Screening Information and Consent
  • Nomination Letter from Home Institution's International Office
For more information, please send an email to
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