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Engineering educator selected as National Academy of Education postdoctoral fellow
June 2, 2021
Susannah Davis, a research assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at The University of New Mexico, has been selected as a 2021 National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow. Read More...

Sloan Scholar Spotlight: Chris Torres
May 24, 2021
Chemical Engineering alumna; UNM, Chemistry PhD student University of Illinois; Sloan Scholar Read More...

Brinker elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences
April 29, 2021
Longtime University of New Mexico professor C. Jeffrey Brinker has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, announced this week. He was among 120 members elected in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Read More...

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...

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...

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...

Wei receives the ORAU Ralph E. Powe Award
December 15, 2020
Shuya Wei ORAU Ralph E. Powe Award junior faculty rechargeable batteries carbon capture Read More...

Decades in the making, a fixture in UNM chemical engineering earns his graduate degree
December 9, 2020
The year was 2000. Bill Clinton was in the last year of his presidency, Britney Spears was topping the music charts, and the world was breathing a collective sigh of relief that the “Y2K” predictions that many feared would shut down computers and electronics around the world were largely unfounded. Read More...

UNM researchers discover certain materials combined with UV light can kill coronavirus and other viruses
November 18, 2020
UNM researchers discover certain materials combined with UV light can kill coronavirus and other viruses Read More...