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photo: Bret Simpkins, a supporter of the Lobo Launch program and an alumnus of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, inspects one of the rockets with Christopher Solis and Doc Aguilar at their build space near campus.

UNM’s Lobo Launch team on an upward trajectory with three rocket projects
February 13, 2024
For 22 seniors in mechanical engineering this year, their capstone design project is literally rocket science — and they wouldn’t have it any other way. Read More...

photo: 2023 FSAE team

Formula SAE receives $25,000 gift from local business owners
January 22, 2024
The Formula Society of Automotive Engineering (FSAE) program at The University of New Mexico has recently received a large donation from prominent local restaurant owners. Read More...

Photo: Thee Wood family

Longtime professor, director John Wood remembered as tireless ‘icon’ who made an impact
January 17, 2024
John E. Wood, 74, a professor emeritus of mechanical engineering at UNM who also directed the Manufacturing Training and Technology Center (MTTC), died Jan. 6 after a lengthy illness. Read More...

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