2005 Awards

Association of Natural Disease Resistance in Cattle and Macrophage Inflammatory Gene Expression Profiles
Leslie G. Adams, Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M
Jose Gutierrez-Pabello, FMVZ-UNAM

Comparing Combustion and Syngas Processes using Petroleum Coke (Pet-Coke) and Coal for Industrial Heat and Power Generation
Christine Ehlig-Economides, Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M
Alberto Mendoza, ITESM

Development, Calibration and Implementation of a Micro-Scale Flow Meter
Jorge Alvarado, Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, Texas A&M
Jose Mireles, Jr., UACJ

Developing Environmentally Friendly Management Technologies for Emerging Insect Pests of Tequila Agave
S. Vinson, Entomology, Texas A&M
Hector Gonzalez-Hernandez, CP

Development of Brucella canis virB Mutants and its Study in a Cellular Model
Thomas Ficht, Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M
Efren Diaz-Aparicio, INIFAP

Facial Caricaturing as a Training Tool for Security
Ricardo Gutierrez-Osuna, Computer Science, Texas A&M
Isaac Rudomin, ITESM-CEM

Green Electronalytical Chemistry: Remote Trace-Level Selenium Sensor
Manuel Soriaga, Chemistry, Texas A&M
Nikola Batina, UAM

Integrated Pest Management for Pecans in the Laguna Region of Coahuila
Julio Bernal, Entomology, Texas A&M
Enrique Aranda-Herrera, ITESM

Investigation of Fuel Cells for Distributed Energy
Prasad Enjeti, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M
Jaime Arau, CENIDET

Mango Slices Dryer Using Continuously Fed Air Heated by Solar Energy
Chii-Der Suh, Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M
Martin Baltazar Lopez, CENIDET

Optimization Algorithms for Network Design and Data Processing in Remote Sensing
Sergiy Butenko, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M
Yuriy Shkvarko, CINVESTAV del IPN

Quantifying Health Risks in Mexico Associated with Contaminated Fruits and Vegetables via Pathogens in Irrigation Water
Suresh Pillai, Poultry Science, Texas A&M
Ilangovan Kuppusamy, ITESM

Use of Precision Agriculture Technologies to Reduce the Overuse and Degradation of Water in Pecan Production
Stephen Searcy, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M
Juvenal Gutierrez-Castillo, Tecnológico de Monterrey

Validation and Development of Diagnostic Assays for Mycobacterium paratuberculosis infections
Allison Rice-Ficht, Molecular and Cellular Medicine, Texas A&M
Gilberto Chavez Gris, UNAM

Vitrification of in vivo and in vitro-Derived Brahman Cattle Embryos
Duane Kraemer, Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A&M
Salvador Romo, UNAM