Metrics

Innovation is Thriving at UNM Engineering

Number of faculty

  • Tenure and tenure-track   108
  • Adjunct and teaching faculty – 35
  • Visiting and research faculty  43

Faculty honors

  • National Academy of Engineering fellows - 1
  • Other fellows (ACM, IEEE, OSA, etc.)  33
  • NSF CAREER Awards  16 currently at UNM
  • PECASE Awards  2 since 2000
  • R&D 100 Awards  4 since 2012 

Research Funding, 2016

  • Total annual expenditures  $32.9 million

Research Centers

  • Within the School of Engineering –  6
  • At UNM  3

Economic development impact

Through STC.UNM, the university’s technology-transfer office, faculty and students in the School have been actively involved in generating intellectual property, issuing 220 patents and creating 44 startups just in the last decade.