Research Experiences for Teachers (RET)
Mr. Eric Botello, Teacher, Judson Early College Academy
Mr. Botello is a Physics Teacher at Judson Early College Academy in San Antonio, TX. He obtained a M.S. in Physics with an emphasis in Biophysics from Rice University; a B.S. in Physics from Texas State University - San Marcos. While at Rice, he was an Institute of Biosciences and Biotechnology Training Grant Recipient and conducted research in Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy with the Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) on force activated proteins. He is also an author of scientific publications and was a also Research Intern at BioTex Inc. in Houston, TX
Research Experiences for Undergrads (REU)
Mr. Sergio L. Espinoza C., Undergraduate Assistant, Ingram School of Engineering, Texas State University.
Mr. Espinoza is an undergraduate manufacturing engineering major. He has been working in the Composites and Plastics Lab since fall 2012. He has gained leadership experience through leading MAES- Latinos in Science and Engineering at Texas State involving national leadership symposiums and conferences with chapters across the nation.