Points of Pride

Presidential Award

Yasamin Mostofi, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
The award, presented by President Obama, is considered the highest honor bestowed on science and engineering professionals in their early independent research careers.
Mostofi was honored for her groundbreaking research on mobile sensor networks and dedicated educational activities.

Engineering Faculty Appointed Provost

Chaouki T. Abdallah, previously the chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, was appointed UNM interim provost and executive vice president of academic affairs beginning July 1, 2011.

CHTM Exceeds 100 Patents

The US Patent office has issued over 100 patents to Center for High Technology Materials researchers since the Center was founded in the early 1980s, 45 of which have been licensed by companies wishing to use the technology.

R&D 100 Awards

Two technologies developed by UNM SOE researchers have been recognized by R&D Magazine as among the 100 top high technology products this year. Regent’s Professor Jeff
Brinker collaborated on Biomimetic Membranes for Water Desalination, a solution to address the global challenge of clean water. Assistant Professor Dorian Arnold collaborated
on Stack Trace Analysis Tool (STAT), a highly scalable, lightweight debugger for parallel applications.