Research Forums

faculty discussing a poster
Research Forums are open to all TAMU-CC faculty and staff who conduct or support research on campus, such as Principal Investigators (PI), Co-Principal Investigators (Co-PI), or Research Administrators (RA).Forums provide opportunities for the University research community to meet the CPIRA members elected to represent PIs, Co-PIs, and RAs. Forums promote research community interaction, idea exchange, training opportunities, and needs assessment. CPIRA will inform the research community about the Council’s activities and commitment to the research environment for students, faculty, and staff.

Next Forum Date: April 10, 2024, 5-7 pm




Spring 2023 Forum

Impact of Global on the Local: Preparedness, Resilience, and Mitigation


Impact of Global on the Local: Preparedness, Resilience, and Mitigation - Photos


Fall 2019 Forum

Creating Regional Impact Through University-Community Research Partnerships - Photos

Panel Discussion

Scott ElliffCollege of Education and Human Development

In the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey – School District/Community-Based Research Initiative

Catherine Quick College of Liberal Arts

From Outreach to Research: The Coastal Bend Writing Project

Katya WowkHarte Research Institute

Building Capacity for Regional Resilience & Risk Mitigation 

Poster Session Social Hour

Judges Choice Winner - Isabel Garcia Conrad Blucher Institute for Surveying and Science      

Assessing Separability of UAS-Derived Vegetation Indices for Detecting Plant Stress Due to Iron Chlorosis in Grain Sorghum

People's  Choice Winner - Chuyen Nguyen and Hamid Kamangir Conrad Blucher Institute for Surveying and Science

AI for Coastal Predictions

Kelli Bippert and Andrea Elizondo – College of Education and Human Development

Learning from Adolescent English Learners: What Their Experiences Teach Us about Language and Learning

Chuck EtheridgeCollege of Liberal Arts

Action Scholarship: Student Writing to Address Community Needs          

Kelsey Martin Harte Research Institute

Fish Community Comparison Over Differing Habitats on the Texas Continental Shelf

Wendi Pollock and Andrew Johnson College of Liberal Arts and College of Business

Life or Death: What Factors Impact the Decision?

Spring 2018 Forum

30-minute social, followed by a one-hour panel discussion, and 30-minute social. Free drink tickets for the first 50 people.


Ms. Gail Sutton, M.S., CPIRA Chair and Chief Operating Officer of the Harte Research Institute

Dr. Ahmed Mahdy, Interim Associate Vice President for Research & Innovation

Ms. Rebecca Ballard, J.D., Director of Research Compliance

Sponsored by the Harte Research Institute and the Conrad Blucher Institute!

Rezearch Faculty at gathering