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Recent News

Engineering professor makes history by converting in-person conference to online format
May 18, 2020
Planning had been taking place for months, but like so many other events this spring, it was on the brink of cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More...

Congratulations, Graduates!
May 12, 2020
Congratulations to all of the UNM Mechanical Engineering graduates! Read More...

School of Engineering Annual Awards
May 11, 2020
School of Engineering Annual Awards

Dreams dashed but lessons still learned despite cancellation of student design competitions
May 7, 2020
Typically this time of year, large groups of students can be found putting in long hours in various lab spaces around The University of New Mexico engineering buildings. Read More...

Cool idea: UNM-led NASA project seeks to develop heat-transfer solution for space
April 28, 2020
A University of New Mexico professor is leading a NASA project that will develop a more efficient method of cooling that relies on electromagnetic fields instead of moving parts and is believed to be well-suited for a zero-gravity environment, such as space. Read More...

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...