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Engineering professor receives 2023 AFOSR Young Investigator Award
December 15, 2022
Sakineh Chabi, an assistant professor in the UNM Department of Mechanical Engineering, is the recipient of a 2023 Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) award. Read More...

Engineering professor receives funding for pilot study to develop ways to make vaping safer
December 2, 2022
Vaping is often seen as a safer alternative to cigarette smoking, and its popularity has exploded in recent years, especially among young people. Read More...

Mechanical engineering professor author on paper about high-performance telescopes
November 3, 2022
Heng Zuo, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at The University of New Mexico, is one of the authors of a paper that recently was featured in Optica, Advancing Optics and Photonics Worldwide. Read More...

Engineering students gain valuable research experience at NREL summer program
October 3, 2022
The University of New Mexico is partnering with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado, to provide undergraduates with research experience in a rapidly growing and crucial area, as climate change becomes a key issue around the globe. Read More...

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...