Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Engaging students in a variety of academic, research and service activities

Decades in the making
a fixture in UNM chemical engineering earns his graduate degree

Dave Whitten, Distinguished Professor
UNM researchers synthesize materials and compounds that kill bacteria, viruses and fungus

Project Chosen for NSF I-Corps Teams Participation
SideKickā„¢ team led by Dr Tye Martin

Engineering professor honored with young investigator award
Tjiptowidjojo awarded the L.E. Scriven Young Investigator Award

Bricker Partners with Sandia Researcher
Awarded ACORN LDRD

SOE receives National Science Foundation grant for student retention

Grad Student News
Canning receives 2nd place for poster at CINT user meeting

DOE awards $2.5 million to university-national lab-industry partnership
Research to lower auto manufacturing costs

Adkins receives Women in Technology Award

The University of New Mexico Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering

Recent News

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CBE alumnus Doug Smith remembered as an independent spirit and innovator
March 9, 2021
The University of New Mexico and Albuquerque community is mourning the loss of Douglas M. Smith, a prominent technology entrepreneur, alumnus and former faculty member from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. Read More...

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Professor receives NSF CAREER Award for project to facilitate communication of synthetic cells
February 23, 2021
Nick Carroll, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at The University of New Mexico, has been awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for a project that could eventually lead to smart implantable medical devices and other biomedical and technological advances. Read More...

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CBE & FACETS Workshop
February 22, 2021
What do systemic racism, social justice and Black Lives Matter (BLM) mean for engineering faculty in terms of our teaching? Historically, issues of social justice have not been part of the curriculum however engineering practice involves not only technical dimensions but also a recognition of the complex social systems embedded into the profession. Read More...

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