Major Training Grants

The NSF Research Experience for Teachers (RET)

The new Research Experience for Teachers (RET), funded by a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation, brings elementary through high school teachers to UNM for a six-week summer program to work on NSF Engineering Research Centers (ERC) research projects.

The NSF STEP Award

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP, funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, enables undergraduates to participate in paid summer internships, mentoring sessions, and paid attendance at conferences.

Training Grants With the UNM Nanoscience and Microsystems (NSMS) Program

  • The NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program

    The NanoScience and MicroSystems REU is a 10-week summer research internship program for undergraduate students studying chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, and physics.

  • The PIRE Program

    The NSF PIRE: Molecular Engineering for the Conversion of Biomass Derived Reactants to Fuels, Chemicals, and Materials is a collaborative partnership between educators and researchers at 12 institutions, spanning both the United States and Europe, and is also the international component of the NSF Engineering Research Center (ERC) for Biorenewable Chemicals.