Jazmin   Ley

Lecturer I  

Office: EENGR EPOB 10 EENGR104B
Phone: (956) 665-3107
Email: jazmin.ley@utrgv.edu
Website: https://faculty.utrgv.edu/jazmin.ley

Jazmin Ley

Attended the University of Texas Pan American and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English in the summer of 2006. She began teaching secondary level mathematics for four years in two different school districts. Thanks to her college mentor and professor Dr. Hashim Mahdi, she found herself enrolled in the Mechanical Engineering Master’s Program. While working on her masters, she became involved in research for the railroad industry under the mentorship of the faculty involved in the Railroad Research Team. She worked as a full-time Research Assistant at what is now known as the Railway Safety Center continuing her work on sensor technology for Amsted Rail and their subsidiaries. After her work with the Railroad Research Team, she worked in Texas State Technical College as Department Chair of the Associate of Science in Engineering Program. She currently works in The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and teaches introduction to engineering materials and engineering materials laboratory, engineering graphics, dynamics, numerical methods.





Selected Publications


  • Constantine Tarawneh, Jazmin Ley, Dylan Blackwell, Stephen Crown, and Brent Wilson. "Onboard Load Sensor for Use in Freight Railcar Applications," Sitges, Barcelona: Fourth International Conference on Railways Technology (Railways 2018), September 2018.

  • Stephen Crown, Constantine Tarawneh, and Jazmin Ley. "Developing and Testing an Electronic Homework System to Improve Student Engagement and Learning in Engineering Thermodynamics," Salt Lake City, UT: ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 2018.

  • Jazmin Ley. Load Sensor In An Elastomer Suspension Element. August 2006.

  • Constantine Tarawneh, Jazmin Ley, Dylan Blackwell, Stephen Crown, and Brent Wilson. "Onboard Load Sensor for Use in Freight Railcar Applications," International Journal of Railway Technology .



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Constantine Tarawneh. 2018 UTCRS Summer Camps Program for K-12 Students, Local School Districts in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, $120,000.00 (June 1, 2018 - July 15, 2018)

  • Constantine Tarawneh. 2017 UTCRS Summer Camps Program for K-12 Students, Local School Districts in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, $110,000.00 (June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017)

  • Robert Jones. Wear and Cyclic Load Testing of Manhole Covers, Composite Access Products , $9,230.00 (May 15, 2017 - August 15, 2017)



Selected Presentations


  • Jazmin Ley and Samantha Ramirez. "A Hybridized Approach to STEM Laboratories ," Sparking Innovation in Online and Hybrid Learning, Center for Online Learning and Teaching Technology, Brownsville, TX (March 2018)

Current Courses

MECE 1221 DR - Engineering Graphics:
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MECE 1221 02R - Engineering Graphics:
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MECE 2340 02 - Engineering Materials:
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MECE 2140 01R - Engineering Materials Lab:
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