2008 Awards

Semiochemicals in Pecan Integrated Pest Management to Promote Industry and Environment Health in Texas and Mexico
Marvin Harris, Entomology, Texas A&M
Irasema Vargas Arispuro, CIAD

Fluxes and Transport Mechanisms on Continental Shelves
Ayal Anis, Marine Sciences and Oceanography, Texas A&M University at Galveston
Anatoliy Filonov, UDG

Healing Strategies for Broadband Mobile Wireless Communication System
Jose Silva-Martinez, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M
Alejandro Diaz-Sanchez, INAOE

Ontogeny of the Gastrointestinal Tract of Tunas: Basic Research to Improve Larval Survival and Hatchery Efficiency
Delbert M. Gatlin, III, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M
Maria Teresa Viana Castrillon, UABC

The Tuna Aquaculture Research Consortium: Organized and Applied Science to Resolve Critical Problems. Preventing Bioaccumulation of Mercury in Cultured Tuna
William H. Neill, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M
Felipe Ascencio Valle, CIB

Size-dependent Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Antiferromagnets and Ferromagnets With Reduced Dimensionality
Igor V. Roshchin, Physics, Texas A&M
Aldo Humberto Romero Castro, CINVESTAV

Micro Welding of Advanced Aluminum Graphite Composites
Wayne N.P. Hung, Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution/Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M
Mauricio Garza, COMIMSA

Manufacturing Improvements through Coupled Models and Controls
Tamás Kalmár-Nagy, Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M
Juan Carlos Jáuregui Correa, CIATEQ

An Economic Assessment of Mexican Manufacturing When Incorporating Distribution Costs
Michael D. Johnson, Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, Texas A&M
Graciela González-Farías, CIMAT

Experimental and Theoretical Characterization of Ferroelastic Domain Switching of Ferroelectric Ceramics Induced by Contact Mechanic Experiments
Tahir Cagin, Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M
Juan Muñoz-Saldaña, CINVESTAV

Biomarkers and Bioassays to Examine the Health of Highly Genetically Differentiated Populations of the Coastal Isopod Ligia occidentalis Endemic to Mexico and US Rocky Intertidal Pacific Shores
Luis A. Hurtado, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M
Jaqueline García-Hernández, CIAD

Thermal Stability and Mass Transport in Nanofilms
Raymundo Arroyave, Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M
Alberto Herrera-Gomez, CINVESTAV

Enhancing the Anticancer Potential of Phytochemicals Obtained from Indigenous Plants of the Mexican-USA Border
Daniel Romo, Chemistry, Texas A&M
Elsa M. Guajardo Touché, EBA

Creation of a Process to Identify Culturally Appropriate Food Products, Nutritional Intervention Strategies and Educational/Marketing Messages for Economically and Culturally Transitional Populations
Rosemary L. Walzem RD, Nutrition and Food Science, and Poultry Science, Texas A&M
Salvador Francisco Villalpando Hernandez MD, INSP

Stygobitic Crustacea from the Texas-Mexico Border Region: A Binational Fauna?
Thomas M. Iliffe, Marine Biology, Texas A&M
Fernando Alvarez, UNAM