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Mechanical engineering professor awarded AFRL Summer Faculty Fellowship
March 7, 2024
Sakineh Chabi, an assistant professor in UNM’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been selected for a 2024 Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Summer Faculty Fellowship. Read More...

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...

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...

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...

Department of Mechanical Engineering seeking applications for chair
December 20, 2023
The UNM Department of Mechanical Engineering has opened a search for a department chair with a start date of summer 2024. Read More...

Inspiring Grad Daisy Belmares-Ortega
December 13, 2023
Daisy Belmares-Ortega will graduate from The University of New Mexico this week with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Read More...

Mechanical Engineering wins Provost Committee for Staff award
November 10, 2023
The UNM Department of Mechanical Engineering staff was honored with the 2023 Provost Committee for Staff (PCS) Outstanding Workgroup Award. Read More...

Pleil selected for Outstanding Supervisor Award
October 16, 2023
Matthias Pleil, a research professor and lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been selected as one of the two recipients of this year’s Outstanding Supervisor Award, given by UNM Staff Council. Read More...

Jackson leading National Science Foundation project to innovate graduate STEM education
October 11, 2023
In an ideal world, every student who graduates from the School of Engineering would acquire the skills, knowledge and abilities required to easily transition to the industrial workforce, allowing them to make an immediate impact. Read More...