Hispanic Faculty

Cruz Coronado Torrés

Cruz Coronado Torrés earned her doctorate in Philosophy of Sociology at Texas A&M University, College Station in 1987. She earned both her master’s (in Interdisciplinary Studies) in 1981 and her bachelor’s (summa cum laude) from Laredo State University in 1980. Her previous positions include: Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Texas-Pan American (1993 – 1998), Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Colorado-Denver (1990 – 1993) and Visiting Professor, Department of Sociology, Texas A&M University (1988 – 1990). Her areas of specialization are psychology, sociology, history, organizations, minorities and race relations. Her honors and awards include: Phi Kappa Phi (1988), Junior Faculty Award (1991), National Institute on Aging Summer Fellow (1993), Outstanding Faculty Award (1998) and the ESCOP/ACOP Leadership Program Fellow.

César O. Malavé

César O. Malavé is the Assistant Dean for Recruitment and International Programs at Texas A&M University. He earned a bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering and a master’s in Operations Research from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He then obtained a doctorate in Industrial Engineering from the University of South Florida in Tampa. He has taught in the Department of Industrial Engineering since 1987. His current research interests are on process and production planning for electronic assembly. He teaches graduate courses and conducts research in the area of manufacturing systems modeling and control. At the undergraduate level, he has taught the freshman introductory course in fundamentals of engineering, engineering economy, manufacturing operations analysis and robotics. He was the Texas A&M principal investigator on an NSF Coalition Foundation grant, the objective of which was the redesign of engineering curriculum for undergraduates. The main thrusts of the Foundation Coalition are integration of subject matter, active/collaborative learning, teaming and continuous improvement through assessment and evaluation. He is a member of the ASEE and IIE. In his capacity as Assistant Dean for Recruitment and International Programs in the Dwight Look College of Engineering, he leads engineering efforts in Study Abroad Programs, international agreements and the Qatar campus.

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