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‘Engineering in Action’ to explore research into how UV light and polymers can kill viruses
April 12, 2021
The next edition of “Engineering in Action: How Our Innovation is Impacting Our Community,” a periodic virtual series presented by The University of New Mexico School of Engineering, will feature a discussion of current research into how UV light combined with certain polymers can kill viruses such as the coronavirus on surfaces. Read More...

UNM-authored paper named in Top 100 by ‘Scientific Reports’
April 8, 2021
A paper authored by a team from the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been named as a top-downloaded paper from 2020 by Scientific Reports. Read More...

UNM part of NSF’s Engineering Research Visioning Alliance
April 7, 2021
The University of New Mexico is part of a team announcing the launch today of the National Science Foundation Directorate for Engineering’s Engineering Research Visioning Alliance (ERVA), the first engineering research visioning organization of its kind. Read More...

Interactive mural in the works in Farris
March 31, 2021
Students, faculty and staff who are coming to campus may have noticed a new piece of artwork near the west entrance of the Farris Engineering Center recently. Read More...

UNM teams up with international researchers to study snowmelt
March 30, 2021
Right now, 99.7 percent of New Mexico is in a severe drought, 82.2 percent is in extreme drought and 53.4 percent is facing exceptional drought – all of which create considerable strain on local communities, agricultural efforts and wildlife. Read More...

Society of Women Engineers receives ASUNM commendation
March 30, 2021
The University of New Mexico chapter of the Society of Women Engineers received the Associated Students of the University of New Mexico’s Joint Commendation that was passed at the March 10 full senate meeting. Read More...

School of Engineering graduate program ranks No. 84 by ‘U.S. News & World Report’
March 30, 2021
The University of New Mexico School of Engineering ranked No. 84 in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Graduate Schools rankings for engineering, released today. Read More...

2021 Goldwater Foundation Award announces four UNM winners
March 29, 2021
The 2021 Goldwater Foundation Awards were just announced, with all four nominees from The University of New Mexico named winners – all women. Read More...

Could plants control robots on Mars?
March 29, 2021
UNM submits proposal to NASA MINDS Challenge