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ABQid 2019 Balloon Pitch
Strobert's Startup Wins Pitch

Grad Student News
Griffin Canning receives DOE 2019 SCGSR Award

Faculty Promotions
Drs. Heather Canavan and Eva Chi promoted to Professor

Faculty News
Datye awarded 2019 Walter J. Weber, Jr. Distinguished Lecture

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AIChE Chem-E Car Competition
November 6, 2019
Team members design and construct a chemically powered vehicle within certain size constraints. This vehicle must be designed to also carry a specified cargo. The teams will be told at the time of the competition the distance that the car must travel and the specified cargo that the vehicle will carry. Entries deemed unsafe by the judges will be disqualified. The winner will be determined by a combined score, for traveling the correct distance, and for creativity. Teams compete at the regional conferences, and the top qualifiers of each regional conference will compete at the Chem-E-Car Competition Finals at the Annual Student Conference. Read More...

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Osazda Energy in the news
November 4, 2019
University of New Mexico and Air Force Research Laboratory scientists have teamed up to prolong the life of solar modules by harnessing the Atom Ant-like strength of carbon nanotubes. The scientists, Sang M. Han of UNM and David Wilt of AFRL in New Mexico, created a composite material that meshes carbon nanotubes with silver, the standard metal used to conduct electricity in solar cells and modules. They call it MetZilla, or Godzilla-infused metal, which they say could extend the life of solar panels to a minimum of 35 years, and potentially up to 50. Read More...

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ABQid 2019 Balloon Pitch
October 18, 2019
Balloon Pitch 2019 brings together NM startup companies and an esteemed panel of investor judges from in- and out-of-state for a world-class pitch event in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Read More...

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