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Five engineering students win UNM Rainforest Innovations pitch awards
May 18, 2023
Five students in the School of Engineering were among the winners of the pitch competition held this spring by UNM Rainforest Innovations. Read More...
Chemical and Biological Engineering grad student receives Zancada Fellowship
May 16, 2023
Angelea Maestas-Olguin, a Ph.D. student in The University of New Mexico Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been awarded a Zancada Graduate Fellowship, sponsored by the UNM Office of the Vice President for Research. Read More...
UNM civil engineer attends transportation meeting with federal officials in Albuquerque
April 6, 2023
A University of New Mexico School of Engineering researcher who is leading a new center focused on pedestrian safety participated in a meeting April 4 in Albuquerque with federal officials, including Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich. Read More...
Chemical engineering alum defends Ph.D. thesis in materials science at Georgia Tech
March 23, 2023
Sandra Stangbye, who earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from UNM in 2018, has successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis in materials science at Georgia Tech. Read More...
New project strives to advance diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in STEM higher education
March 22, 2023
Faculty from The University of New Mexico School of Engineering are leading a new National Science Foundation-funded project in collaboration with Arizona State University that will focus on diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in STEM higher education. Read More...
New research project explores impact of giving engineering students more freedom in the lab
February 9, 2023
A team from The University of New Mexico is leading a new National Science Foundation-funded research project to examine the issue of agency — the power to make one’s own decisions — when it comes to the ability for chemical engineering students to have more flexibility in designing and developing laboratory experiments for class. Read More...
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...