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School of Engineering announces new leadership, promotions
August 1, 2022
The School of Engineering is welcoming several new leaders this academic year, as well as promotions of its faculty. Read More...

School of Engineering summer program hits the rails to attract middle and high schoolers to STEM
July 29, 2022
This summer, middle and high school students from around New Mexico took part in a unique field trip to pique their interest in engineering and science fields, thanks to a partnership between The University of New Mexico School of Engineering and the Federal Railway Administration (FRA). Read More...

Balloon Fiesta Park site of team meeting on MARCUS drone project
July 19, 2022
A team from UNM, Sandia National Laboratories and ETH Zurich met June 29 at Balloon Fiesta Park in Albuquerque for a status update and overview of the MARCUS mobile adaptive/reactive counter UAS (unmanned aerial system) project. Read More...

Graduate student wins award at national water conference
July 18, 2022
A graduate student in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering won a national award for her presentation at the American Water Works Association (AWWA) ACE22 conference, held June 12-15 in San Antonio, Texas. Read More...

UNM’s first EV car places No. 16 in Formula SAE contest in Michigan
July 8, 2022
The well-known saying “Don’t let perfect be the enemy of good” might be an accurate way to sum up this year’s UNM LOBOmotorsports team’s performance in the latest international contest of collegiate electric cars. Read More...

UNM’s American Nuclear Society student chapter receives national award
July 7, 2022
The student section of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) at The University of New Mexico has been awarded the 2022 Samuel Glasstone Award, which is given annually to outstanding student chapters. Read More...

Engineering professor awarded Department of Defense grant for rocket injection simulation research
June 27, 2022
Daniel Banuti, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at The University of New Mexico, has been selected as the principal investigator of a three-year, $600,000 grant from the Department of Defense. In a collaboration with Robert A. Frederick Jr. of the University of Alabama in Huntsville, the project will study new ways to understand and simulate high-pressure injection. Read More...

Nuclear engineering faculty awarded part of $61 million in funding from Department of Energy
June 24, 2022
Several researchers from The University of New Mexico School of Engineering have been selected for funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for various nuclear-related projects as part of $61 million awarded to 74 nuclear energy projects across the country. Read More...

School of Engineering holds Energy and Sustainability Week for high-schoolers
June 17, 2022
The University of New Mexico School of Engineering hosted Energy and Sustainability Week, held in conjunction with Engineering and Computing Summer Academy, for high school students interested in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). Read More...