2009 Awards

Inter-American Philosophy Project
Gregory F. Pappas, Philosophy and Humanities, Texas A&M
Guillermo Hurtado Pérez, UNAM

Developing Collaborative Relationships to Promote Multiple Land Uses: Case Study from Wildlife Ecology
Michael L. Morrison, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M
José I. González Rojas, UANL

Adaptation of Biotechnologies for Reproduction of Cattle in the Tropics
Thomas H. Welsh, Jr., Animal Science, Texas A&M
Salvador Romo-Garcia, UNAM

Macrofaunal Species Boundaries in the Sigsbee Abyssal Plain, Gulf of Mexico
Anja Schulze, Marine Biology and Oceanography, Texas A&M
Elva Escobar Briones, UNAM

The Evolving Coastline of the Gulf of Mexico: How Does the Salinity Tolerance of Mangroves Impact Coastal Community Structure?
Anna R. Armitage, Marine Biology, Texas A&M University at Galveston
Jorge A. López-Portillo, INECOL

Characterization of Endosymbiotic Bacteria Associated with Fruit Fly Pests of Anastrepha Genus in Mexico
Mariana Mateos, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M
Jorge Toledo, ECOSUR

A Unified Approach (Chemical, Plant, Microbial) for Optimized Reclamation of Metal Contaminated Soils
Richard H. Loeppert, Soil & Crop Sciences, Texas A&M
Rogelio Carrillo González, CP

Nutritional Research as a Health Management Tool for the Mexican Long-Fin Amberjack
Christopher Bailey, Animal Science, Texas A&M
Roberto Civera, CIBNOR

Catalytic Routes to Highly Fluorescent Probes
Kevin Burgess, Chemistry, Texas A&M
Eduardo Pena-Cabrera, UGTO

Strengthening the Mexican and U.S. Tropical Fruit Industry by Developing Value-added Processed Products and By-products as Functional Foods for Protection against Cardiovascular Disease
Luis Cisneros-Zevallos, Horticultural Sciences, Texas A&M
Carmen Hernandez-Brenes, ITESM-Campus Monterrey

A Preliminary Assessment of Protein Synthesis Using Deuterated Water: A Novel Approach to Characterize Growth of Channel Catfish, Ictalurus punctatus
James D. Fluckey, Health and Kinesiology, Texas A&M
Daniel Tovar Ramirez, CIB

Risk and Reliability-Based Criteria Applied to Optimal Decision-Making for Bridge Maintenance
Monique Hite, Civil Engineering, Texas A&M
David De León Escobedo, UAEM

Development of Molecular Markers to Assess Population Genetic Differentiation and Conduct QTL Studies in the Blue Crab Callinectes sapidus, An Important Commercial Fishery in Mexico and the US
Luis A. Hurtado, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M
Fernando Alvarez Noguera, UNAM

Intelligent Control of Building Structures Subjected to Earthquake
Reza Langari, Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M

Investigating Dynamic Fracture Toughness of Composite Materials
Jyhwen Wang, Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, Texas A&M
Carlos Rubio-González, CIDESI

Quantifying the Contribution of Major Emission Sources of Volatile Organic Compounds to Ozone Air Pollution in the Mexico City Metropolitan Zone
Qi Ying, Civil Engineering, Texas A&M
Humberto Bravo Alvarez, UNAM