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Khraishi elected to chair-elect position in ASEE
April 7, 2020
Tariq Khraishi, a professor of mechanical engineering at The University of New Mexico, has been elected as chair-elect of Zone III of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). Read More...

Mechanical engineering professor’s invention in spotlight at STC forum
April 7, 2020
Nathan Jackson, an assistant professor at The University of New Mexico Department of Mechanical Engineering, was one of several local inventors who took part in the Innovate New Mexico Technology Showcase on March 3, hosted by STC.UNM. Read More...

Engineering graduate student receives 5 Sigma Physicist Award
April 1, 2020
Raju Ghimire, a doctoral student in the Nanoscience and Microsystems Engineering Program at The University of New Mexico, has been selected as one of 16 to receive the 5 Sigma Physicist Award, given by the American Physical Society (APS). Read More...

Engineering professor honored with NIH Trailblazer Award for drug-delivery project
March 26, 2020
Francesco Sorrentino, associate professor of mechanical engineering at The University of New Mexico, has been awarded the National Institutes of Health Trailblazer Award from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) for a project that could improve the way drugs for diseases are timed and delivered to patients. Read More...

UNM’s online space systems engineering programs earn top rankings for affordability
March 25, 2020
The University of New Mexico School of Engineering’s online master of science program in space systems engineering is ranked No. 1 in a list of the 2020 Most Affordable Online Master’s Programs in Mechanical Engineering by OnlineU. Read More...

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
March 12, 2020
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UNM’s Lobo Launch team honored by governor
January 31, 2020
The University of New Mexico Lobo Launch team was honored Thursday at the New Mexico statehouse in Santa Fe by Gov. Michelle Lujan-Grisham. Read More...

UNM’s FSAE car on display at Wheels Museum in Albuquerque
January 13, 2020
The University of New Mexico’s Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (FSAE) LOBOMotorsports team is actively engaged in community events, proudly displaying the cars the team has designed, built and raced at events ranging from local cultural festivals to driving day events to UNM recruitment days and showcases for the university. Read More...

State of shock: 200-year-old law about gas mixtures called into question
December 6, 2019
According to a new study led by a team from The University of New Mexico, centuries-old laws about the behavior of gas mixtures do not apply in the presence of shock waves. Read More...