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Khraishi gives talk at Clarkson University
September 29, 2022
Tariq Khraishi, a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was invited to lead a seminar recently at Clarkson University Read More...

UNM Mechanical Engineering research featured on journal cover
September 22, 2022
A University of New Mexico Department of Mechanical Engineering research paper published in the September 2022 issue of Advanced Theory and Simulations was selected as the featured article on the journal cover page. Read More...

Mechanical engineering student receives New Mexico Space Grant fellowship for NASA research
September 8, 2022
Joseph Erwin, a senior in The University of New Mexico Department of Mechanical Engineering, is the recipient of a fellowship from the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium. Read More...

UNM’s first EV car places No. 16 in Formula SAE contest in Michigan
July 8, 2022
The well-known saying “Don’t let perfect be the enemy of good” might be an accurate way to sum up this year’s UNM LOBOmotorsports team’s performance in the latest international contest of collegiate electric cars. Read More...

Engineering professor awarded Department of Defense grant for rocket injection simulation research
June 27, 2022
Daniel Banuti, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at The University of New Mexico, has been selected as the principal investigator of a three-year, $600,000 grant from the Department of Defense. Read More...

UNM retains its No. 3 position in national Solar Splash competition
June 15, 2022
For the second year in a row, The University of New Mexico Solar Splash team placed third overall in a contest that pits solar-powered boats from universities around the county against each other in a variety of challenges. Read More...

It’s electrifying: UNM’s FSAE team to compete in its first EV contest
May 16, 2022
There is a quiet hum in the Dana C. Wood FSAE Racing Lab and Garage these days. Not only is it the end of the semester, but it’s also crunch time. Read More...

UNM to compete in Solar Splash contest in June 
April 6, 2022
For the seventh year in a row, a team from The University of New Mexico will head east this summer to compete in the UPS Battery Center Solar Splash competition in Springfield, Ohio.  Read More...

UNM’s Lobo Launch team preparing to compete in Spaceport America Cup in June
January 25, 2022
After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The University of New Mexico’s Lobo Launch rocket team is set to compete in the Spaceport America Cup near Las Cruces this summer. Read More...