Current UNM Engineering-Related Startup Companies

 alpine Alpine Biosciences, LLC: New Mexico-based company focused on targeted drug delivery for cancer therapy. alpinebio.com
 atto

Attochron, LLC: California based company focused on advanced free space optical communications.

Principal Inventor(s):  Jean-Claude Diels (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Center for High Technology Materials)

www.attochron.com
batterade 

Batterade, LLC: Albuquerque, NM-based start-up company focused on providing a solution to developing nations’ cell phone charging issues.

Principal Inventor: Santigo Rojas Carbonell (Department of Chemical Engineering, Center for Emerging Energy Technologies)

 www.batterade.com
comet 

Comet Solutions, Inc.:  Albuquerque, NM based start-up company focused on computational modeling toolkit, an object-oriented framework for engineering products.

Principal Inventor(s): Malcolm Panthaki (High Performance Computing Center) and Walter Gerstle (Department of Civil Engineering)

www.cometsolutions.com
 dynamic

Dynamic Photonics: Albuquerque, NM based company developing ultra-fast optical receivers made from off-the-shelf components that substantially reduce costs.

Principal Inventors:  Majeed Hayat (Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Center for High Technology Materials) and Payman Zarkesh-Ha (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

www.dynamic-photonics.com
 glo

GLO USA: Swedish company (with location in California) focused on nanoscale semiconductor manufacturing.

Principal Inventor:  Stephen Hersee (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Center for High Technology Materials)

www.glo.se
eta 

Eta Diagnostics, Inc. (formerly Sandia Elecrto-Optic Corporation): Albuquerque, NM-based company focused  on the development, manufacturing, and sales of optically-enabled instrumentation for the life science and environmental sensing markets.

Principal Inventors:  Steven Graves and Andrew Shreve (Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering, Center for Biomedical Engineering)

www.se-oc.com
lotus 

Lotus Leaf Coatings, Inc.: Albuquerque, NM Based start-up company developing superhydrophilic and superhydrophobic coatings for optics, micro-electronics, fluid dynamics, anti-fogging, sanitation, solar, HVAC, health and beauty, consumer products and other applications.

Principal Inventor:  Jeff Brinker (Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering)

www.lotusleafcoatings.com
 magic dragon

Magic Dragon Technologies, LLC: California based company focused on next- generation hardware security.

Principal Inventor:  James Plusquellic (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

www.magicdragontech.com
 nanocrystal

Nanocrystal International: Albuquerque, NM based company developing defect-free, gallium-nitride nanowire semiconductors.

Principal Inventor:  Stephen Hersee (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Center for High Technology Materials)

www.nanocrystal.com
oligocide 

Oligocide, Inc.: Albuquerque, NM based company focused on development of robust, expansive, and novel antimicrobial materials platform.

Principal Inventors:  David Whitten (Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering)

www.oligocide.com
 pajarito

Pajarito Powder, LLC: Albuquerque, NM-based company focused fuel cell catalysts. 

Principal Inventor:  Plamen Atanassov (Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering)

www.pajaritopowder.com
pd-lab 

Protomex Life Sciences (formerly P.D. Laboratories): Albuquerque, NM based medical device company focused on technology to detect protein biomarkers developing low-cost biosensor.

Principal Inventor:  Sang Han (Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering)

www.protomexlifesciences.com
skinfrared 

SK Infrared LLC: Albuquerque, NM based company focused on development of non-invasive diagnostic and detection system for skin cancer, based on portable infrared imaging.

Principal Inventor:  Sanjay Krishna (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Center for High Technology Materials)

www.skinfrared.com
synfolia 

Synfolia, Inc.: Albuquerque, NM based company developing tissue-scaffolding engineering solutions.

Principal Inventor:  Elizabeth Dirk (Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering)

www.synfolia.com