Congressman Hinojosa Announces $200,000 Grant to UTRGV

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The Congressman announced that the National Science Foundation has awarded UTRGV a grant award in the amount of over $196,000. This award is funded under the direction of Mr. John Breir through the project entitled “Collaborative Research: Mesobot: a robot for investigating the ocean interior.” It will commence on January 1, 2017.

The Collaborative Research:Mesobot: a robot for investigating the ocean interior project is a joint research experiment in which a new and unique robot will be created and tested to explore depths of unprecedented scientific space in our ocean’s mesopelagic, or “midwater,” environment.

For more information on the Mesobot project and UTRGV grant, please visit HERE.

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