Mechanical engineering students win award in poster contest
By Chelse Benham, Radio/TV Production Supervisor
Posted: 04/22/2003
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Pictured above from left to right are Frank Martinez, graduate student; Libny Pineda, undergraduate student; Dr. Ala Qubbaj, assistant profesor of mechanical engineering;Rodrigo Lavat, undergraduate student; and Jesus Benavides, undergraduate student.
Mechanical engineering students at The University of Texas-Pan American recently received a third place award in a poster contest held during the South Texas Environmental Conference on South Padre Island.

Students, Carlos Trevino and Libny Pineda also received a $50 check for their poster ā€“ Flue Gas Recirculation in a Gas Fired Furnace.

ā€œIā€™m happy to see our students continue to present their work at state and national levels and achieve impressive results,ā€ said Dr. Ala Qubbaj, assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering.