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IT questions in Engineering? Meet our problem-solver, Benjamin Murray
January 17, 2021
It’s no secret that hackers and cyber criminals are on a constant hunt for vulnerabilities in workplaces, especially one with as many employees and students as The University of New Mexico. Read More...

Engineering students win UNM Leadership and Involvement Awards
January 14, 2021
The University of New Mexico Student Activities Center has announced its 2020-2021 Leadership and Involvement Award winners, and five School of Engineering students are among the winners. Read More...

UNM School of Engineering part of Department of Energy consortium
January 12, 2021
The University of New Mexico has been selected as one of the institutions included in a new five-year, $5 million consortium funded through the Department of Energy's Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program. Read More...

Professor selected for junior faculty award
December 17, 2020
Shuya Wei, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at The University of New Mexico, has been selected for the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, given by Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). Read More...

ECE alumna receives DOE clean energy award
December 11, 2020
Simona Onori, who received a master of science degree from The University of New Mexico Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, recently received a national award for her work in clean energy. Read More...

UNM mechanical engineers develop a new way to solve deformation instability problems
December 11, 2020
University of New Mexico Ph.D. Student Siavash Nikravesh and Mechanical Engineering Professor and Department Chair Yu-Lin Shen, using Center for Advanced Research Computing resources, have developed a new three-dimensional modeling approach to solving deformation problems, making it easier to design a wide variety of products including flexible electronics. Read More...

Taha discusses alternative cement materials, climate change on podcast
December 10, 2020
Mahmoud Taha, Distinguished Professor chair of the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, was recently a guest on the Resources Radio podcast, where he discussed the use of alternative cement materials to mitigate climate change. Read More...

Decades in the making, a fixture in UNM chemical engineering earns his graduate degree
December 9, 2020
The year was 2000. Bill Clinton was in the last year of his presidency, Britney Spears was topping the music charts, and the world was breathing a collective sigh of relief that the “Y2K” predictions that many feared would shut down computers and electronics around the world were largely unfounded. Read More...

UNM project selected for funding from the Department of Defense
December 7, 2020
A project led by University of New Mexico School of Engineering researchers has been selected for funding from the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP), part of the Department of Defense. Read More...