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Lee Receives ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award
June 26, 2017
Sang Lee, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of New Mexico, has been awarded one of Oak Ridge Associate Universities (ORAU) 2017 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards. Read More...

High-schoolers build sensors, test them at Sandia crest
June 19, 2017
About 30 local high school students visited The University of New Mexico School of Engineering on Saturday (June 17) to work with faculty and graduate students to learn how to build low-cost sensors, then put them to the test measuring the natural frequency, or sway, of a car on the Sandia Peak Tramway. Read More...

UNM triumphs over adversity to win Outstanding Solar System Design Award, other honors, at Solar Splash
June 14, 2017
Engineers are known for being organized, analytical, and prepared with a plan well in advance. But sometimes, despite research, testing, and complex calculations, the best-laid plans throw a curveball, forcing engineers to act more like ER doctors in crisis mode than calm and in-control logical thinkers. Read More...

FSAE adds star power to this year’s program
June 14, 2017
Team ready for international competition June 21-24

International institute brings researchers to UNM for summer
June 14, 2017
Graduate students and early-career researchers from around the world will be gathering this summer at The University of New Mexico for the 2017 Sandia National Laboratories Nonlinear Mechanics and Dynamics Summer Research Institute, known as NOMAD. Read More...

UNM among top-100 worldwide universities granted U.S. Utility Patents in 2016
June 12, 2017
The University of New Mexico is among the Top 100 Worldwide Universities granted U.S. utility patents in 2016 at No. 33. Read More...

$1.3 million grant to could help make Internet, networks faster
June 1, 2017
Marek Osinski, a professor in the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Physics and Astronomy, and Computer Science at The University of New Mexico, has been awarded a $1.3 million grant from the Office of Naval Research. Read More...

Solar Splash team takes refreshed approach to competition this year
May 30, 2017
The University of New Mexico competed for the first time last year in the Solar Splash boat competition. The rookie team was proud of their results — fourth overall, second place in slalom, highest-scoring rookie team — but it being their first year, they knew improvements would need to be made. Read More...

School of Engineering seeks nominations for Distinguished Alumni Award
May 26, 2017
The University of New Mexico School of Engineering is currently seeking nominations for the School’s Distinguished Alumni Award through June 15. Read More...