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NSF project to explore new solutions for longer-lasting, affordable batteries
January 24, 2023
Our rapidly-expanding technology needs are fueling a robust demand for battery and electrical energy storage technologies in industries ranging from portable devices to transportation. Read More...

Engineering professor’s ACS Petroleum Research Fund grant provides new energy to her research
January 24, 2023
Shuya Wei, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at The University of New Mexico, is the recipient of an American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund (ACS-PRF) Doctoral New Investigator grant. Read More...

Datye invited speaker at Fritz Haber Institute in Berlin
January 10, 2023
Abhaya Datye, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at The University of New Mexico, has been invited as a speaker at a symposium at the Fritz Haber Institut of the Max Planck Society, held Jan. 10-11 in Berlin. Read More...

UNM leading a Department of Energy bioenergy research project for sustainable aviation fue
January 9, 2023
A project from The University of New Mexico has been selected for funding under a U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office interagency agreement with the Minority Serving Institution STEM Research & Development Consortium. Read More...

Two students honored at national chemical engineering conference
December 8, 2022
Two students in the UNM Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering were honored recently at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers conference in Arizona in November. Read More...

Faculty member receives pilot award for Engineering-Health Sciences Center partnership
November 9, 2022
Achraf Noureddine, a research assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at UNM, has received a pilot award from the Center for Metals in Biology and Medicine in the UNM Health Sciences Center. Read More...

Engineering graduate students honored at symposium
November 9, 2022
Two School of Engineering graduate students in nanomedicine and nanoscience recently received awards at the Rio Grande Symposium on Advanced Materials (RGSAM) 2022 conference. Read More...

Wei receives UNM Rainforest Innovations funding for battery device
October 28, 2022
Shuya Wei, an assistant professor in the UNM Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been awarded $25,000 in UNM Rainforest Innovations gap funding for her research on technology to improve rechargeable batteries Read More...

Salas receives inaugural Ovation Award
September 28, 2022
Christina Salas, an associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, is one of eight recipients from across The University of New Mexico who have received Ovation Awards for Research and Scholarship. Read More...