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Office: CEED 1104
Phone: Phone: 432-552-3218
Fax: 432-552-2174

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Luis Trueba is a member of the faculty in the Mechanical Engineering Program where he teaches courses in nuclear engineering, engineering materials, and manufacturing. Dr. Trueba earned a Ph.D. in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 2003. Prior to joining the UTPB faculty, he taught at Trine University in Angola, Indiana, and at The University of Texas at El Paso.

Dr. Trueba’s primary research interests include failure analysis, corrosion, materials selection, manufacturing, and energy production. Dr. Trueba has experience in the aluminum, steel, semiconductor, and natural gas transmission industries.


  • Ph.D. Metallurgical Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla
  • B.S. Metallurgical Engineering, The University of Texas at El Paso