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UNM rocket getting ready for launch in June
April 19, 2019
The University of New Mexico’s Lobo Launch had its first test launch recently. Read More...

UNM’s nuclear reactor celebrates 50th anniversary with historical symposium
April 15, 2019
April 1969. Tommy Roe’s “Dizzy” was the top single record. Nixon was president. Miniskirts were a major fashion trend. And Neil Armstrong’s moon landing was just a few months away. Read More...

Nuclear engineering students win honors at national student conference
April 11, 2019
University of New Mexico Department of Nuclear Engineering students traveled recently to the 2019 American Nuclear Society Student Conference at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va. Read More...

UNM’s Center for High Tech Materials works on new concepts and materials for micro- and nanoscale slow-wave structures
April 11, 2019
Francesca Cavallo, an assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the School of Engineering at The University of New Mexico, is working to establish a radical new concept for scaling the operation of traveling wave tubes (TWTs) beyond the microwaves and into THz frequencies. Read More...

Regent, School of Engineering alumnus Sandra Begay to deliver keynote address at Convocation
April 9, 2019
Sandra K. Begay, who earned a bachelor’s degree from The University of New Mexico’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering and is secretary-treasurer of the UNM Board of Regents, will be the keynote speaker at the School of Engineering’s spring convocation on May 11. Read More...

Chatbot course teaches students practical skills in artificial intelligence
April 9, 2019
These days, artificial intelligence is seen everywhere. Read More...

School of Engineering transportation experts helping to improve Balloon Fiesta access
April 4, 2019
Researchers from The University of New Mexico’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering are offering their expertise to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta to help ease traffic congestion associated with the city’s world-famous event, held each October. Read More...

Engineering students win awards at AIAA conference
April 4, 2019
Two students from The University of New Mexico Department of Mechanical Engineering won awards at the 2019 Region IV American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) student conference, held March 29-31 in Austin, Texas. Read More...

UNM researcher wins NSF CAREER Award to apply more predictability to shape-shifting objects
April 2, 2019
What could a wrinkled overcoat, a bad hair day and the movement of the tongue all have in common? Read More...