5-13-13 – Several hundred family and friends gathered at the Kiva Auditorium in the Albuquerque Convention Center on Friday, May 13 to congratulate School of Engineering graduates at the Spring 2013 Convocation. 217 students received degrees from UNM Engineering this spring: 127 Bachelors, 64 Master's, and 26 Ph.D. degrees.
5-9-13 – Meeko Oishi, Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, recently received a highly sought-after National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.
5-6-13– The UNM School of Engineering hosted its Annual Awards on Friday, May 3. The event consisted of a catered lunch and an awards ceremony celebrating outstanding students, staff and faculty. Awards were given to 19 students, 5 faculty members, and 3 staff.
5-1-13 – A new $20 milion Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) grant from the National Science Foundation will support key research into ways to make New Mexico an energy sufficient state. The research will focus on ways to improve efficiency of sustainable energy resource utilization and to minimize environmental impacts of uranium mining and oil and gas production.
4-30-13 – The UNM School of Engineering is celebrating completion of a new solar photovoltaic panel system on the roof of the Electrical and Computer Engineering building with balloons and a ribbon cutting. Assistant Professor of ECE Olga Lavrova is leading the project which will be operated by graduate students as part of a smartgrid system.
4-30-13 – Mark Stone, Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering, was selected to receive a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.
4-30-13 – Throughout his undergraduate career, Matt Raymer has balanced the challenges of studying engineering with playing Lobo football.
4-15-13 – Rashadul Islam, a UNM Civil Engineering Ph.D. candidate, has been honored for presenting a conference paper during the 2013 ASCE Texas Section Centennial Spring Conference. His paper, “Evaluating Moduli of Base and Subbase Layer in Flexible Pavement,” received second place in the conference competition and carried a $200 award.
4-15-13 – The UNM School of Engineering is searching for companies that can use undergraduate engineering students as interns this summer. UNM will pay half their salary, using money from a National Science Foundation grant and the company will pay the other half. Principal Investigator on the grant is Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Tariq Khraishi. “These are students with some engineering courses on their resume and they are ready to put their skills to use in a real world environment,” Khraishi said.
4-15-13 – Great Minds in STEM™ recognized UNM School of Engineering Senior Sarah Gonzalez as Scholar of the Week. Sarah is a Computing Engineering major with a concentration in Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media (IFDM). She maintains a 3.87 grade point average, is in the University Honors Program, and is involved in the community and many extra-curricular activities. The article quotes an instructor who describes Sarah as the best undergraduate student he's met in 18 years.
4-12-13 – Mohammad Imran Hossain, a Ph.D. candidate in Civil Engineering at UNM, received the 2013 New Mexico Society of Professional Engineers award from the New Mexico Engineering Foundation.
4-8-13 - Dr. Bruce Thomson, P.E., Regents’ Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of the Water Resources Program at UNM, was recently named the 2013 Engineer of the Year in the Public Sector by the Albuquerque Chapter of the New Mexico Society of Professional Engineers.
4-2-13 – Jim McNally (’86 PhD), Albuquerque, Applied Technology Associates, was recognized as a Fellow of the SPIE for achievements in entrepreneurship that led to innovations in spectroscopy-based medical diagnostics. Dr. McNally has made significant contributions to entrepreneurship that has advanced the development and commercialization of noninvasive alcohol testing products as the founding CEO and Chairman of TruTouch Technologies, Inc. recognized by TIME magazine as an Invention of the Year in 2006.
4-1-13 –Sanjay Krishna, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Regents' Lecturer, will be presented with the Young Scientist Award for 2013 from the International Symposium of Compound Semiconductors in May at their meeting in Kobe, Japan.
The award, which was established in 1986, acknowledges technical achievements in the field of compound semiconductors by a scientist under 40 years old.
Dr. Krishna is also an honoree for the BizTech Innovation Award from Albuquerque Business First for his company SKINfrared.
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Read more about the Spring 2013 Convocation and past convocations
|March 2013 News|
|3-1-13||UNM Civil Engineering Celebrates 100th Anniversary with a Reception|
|3-13-13||UNM, Rice Researchers Document the Velocity of Censorship|
|3-18-13||UNM Alumnus Al Nahmad Presents at UNM|
|February 2013 News|
|2-5-13||Professors Ghani and Hayat Receive DoD DTRA Grant to Fund Large-Scale Cyber-Infrastructure Testbed Study of Disaster Recovery Paradigms|
|2-25-13||Huning Family Supports Parkinson’s Disease Research at UNM|
|2-25-13||New Associated General Contractors Endowed Chair at UNM|
|2-25-13||Ninth Annual Computer Science Symposium|
|January 2013 News|
|1-10-13||ECE Faculty Win Prestigious International Award from Qatar Foundation to Support Cloud-Computing Research|
|1-10-13||UNM Partners with Albuquerque Public Schools So Students Can Learn Microsystems Technology|
|1-14-13||Start Up Company Comes to Life in Farris Engineering Building|
|1-23-13||Professors Hayat, Mammoli and Ghani Win $1.05M Grant from DTRA to Support Smart Grid Research|
|December 2012 News|
|12-7-12||Howe Publishes Second Book on Water Treatment Processes|
|12-17-12||School of Engineering Fall 2012 Convocation Held|
|November 2012 News|
|11-13-12||UNM School of Engineering Hosts Successful Open House for Prospective Undergrads|
|11-13-12||Computer Science Professor Stephanie Forrest Delivers UNM’s 57th Annual Research Lecture|
|11-15-12||The Friday Afternoon Breakthrough|
|11-28-12||Brian Burnett to Speak at UNM Engineering Fall Graduation Ceremony|
|11-28-12||Cheryl Brozena Receives Gerald W. May Staff Recognition Award|
|11-28-12||Majeed Hayat Appointed Optical Society of America Fellow|
|11-29-12||UNM Engineering 2012 Regents’ Professor and Regents’ Lecturer Named|
|11-29-12||Luke F. Lester Named 2013 Fellow to Both IEEE and SPIE|
|11-29-12||Vince D. Calhoun Named 2013 Fellow to Both AAAS and IEEE|
|11-29 -12||Julie Coonrod Named Dean of the Office of Graduate Studies|
|October 2012 News|
|10-08-12||Paving for the Future|
|10-08-12||Graduate Student Birk Jones Searches for New Solutions to Old Problem|
|10-11-12||Schamiloglu Presents Lectures as Visiting Scholar in China|
|10-16-12||UNM Partners with Santa Fe Institute on New Project|
|10-30-12||Hydrothermally Stable Oxide Supports Developed by UNM Researchers Will Lead to Improved Technology for Conversion of Biorenewables|
|10-31-12||Mary J. Wolford to Lead UNM School of Engineering Development Office|
September 2012 News
|9-10-12||ECE Professor Schamiloglu Invited to Lecture at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China|
|9-10-12||UNM Collaborates on NSF Nanoscale Manufacturing Research Center|
|9-17-12||UNM Mechanical Engineering Student Donya Ziraksari Receives AIAA Scholarship|
|9-17-12||Students and Companies Benefit from NSF STEP Internships|
|9-26-12||UNM Presents the 57th Annual Research Lecture|
August 2012 News
|8-21-12||Prof. Tom Hayes Receives CAREER Award|
|8-24-12||BME Weekly Seminar Series Starting on Wednesday 8/29/2012|
|8-24-12||UNM Nuclear Engineering Program Awarded Prestigious DOE Grants to Support Students and Improve Infrastructure|
|8-24-12||Bacteria Meets its Match with New Start-Up|
|8-31-12||UNM Engineering Welcomes Seven New Faculty|
|8-31-12||UNM Engineering Career Fair 2012 on September 12th|
|8-31-12||UNM School of Engineering Ranked Fourth Best Graduate School|
July 2012 News
|7-3-12||UNM Team Wins 10th Overall in International Racing Competition|
|7-9-12||UNM Engineering Incoming Freshmen Get a Jump Start with Summer Research|
|7-9-12||Hands-On Learning in Smart Lighting for Pre-College Students at UNM Engineering|
|7-25-12||Incoming UNM Nuclear Engineering Grad Student Receives DOE Fellowship|
|7-25-12||UNM Robotics Team Demonstration of Swing-Free Transportation Published in IEEE Spectrum|
|7-25-12||KRQE features UNM research balloon launch|
|7-25-12||UNM CS Paper Wins International Award|
|7-26-12||ECE Prof. Schamiloglu Presents at Air Force Anniversary Celebration|
June 2012 News
|6-26-12||Schuler Receives Three Year Award to Harvest Energy from Bacterial Metabolism in Wastewater Treatment|
|6-26-12||UNM ME PhD Student Lands Prestigious Summer Internship in France|
|6-14-12||Senior Engineering Project Designed to Assist Workers|
|6-13-12||UNM Engineering Student to Work for NASA|
|6-12-12||Technology Developed by UNM Engineering Faculty Licensed to Start-up P.D. Laboratories|
|6-12-12||Team Led by Professor Edl Schamiloglu Awarded Prestigious MURI Grant|
|6-12-12||UNM Computer Science PhD Student George Bezerra Receives Excellence in Graduate Research Award|
|6-7-12||ECE Student Receives the 2012 ABQ IEEE Outstanding Graduate Engineering Student Award|
|6-7-12||ECE Prof. Jayaweera Appointed As Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions|
|6-7-12||CS Grad Student Awarded IBM PhD Scholarship|
May 2012 News
|5-1-12||UNM Students Build, Launch Balloon into Ionosphere|
|5-3-12||Mechanical Engineering Department Celebrates Students and Alumni|
|5-14-12||ME PhD Mike Anderson Awarded Tom L. Popejoy Dissertation Prize|
|5-18-12||UNM School of Engineering Collaborates on New International Smart Grid Project|
|5-21-12||UNM School of Engineering Spring 2012 Convocation|
|5-31-12||Graduates of 1962 Return for Golden Grads Reunion|
|April 2012 News|
|4-9-12||UNM-Sandia ‘Protocell’ May Unlock Potential of New Cancer Therapies|
|4-16-12||UNM Students Excel at Environmental Design Contest|
|4-16-12||Dr. Steven D. Hersee to Receive the 2012 STC.UNM Innovation Fellow Award|
|4-20-12||2012 STC.UNM Creative Awards Ceremony to Honor UNM Inventors|
|4-24-12||Nanoscience and Nanobiology Lab Puts Students on Front Line of Research|
|4-25-12||Stephanie Forrest Selected as UNM’s Annual Research Lecturer|
|4-26-12||Latest Edition of Dr. Howe’s Water Treatment Textbook Now in Print|
|4-26-12||28 UNM SOE Faculty and Students Receive Patents Last Year|
|4-26-12||School of Engineering Hosts 2012 Annual Awards|
|4-26-12||ACM Honors Stephanie Forrest as a Computing Innovator|
|4-27-12||ECE Students Win Second Place in 2012 UNM Technology Business Plan Competition|
|March 2012 News|
|3-6-12||Turning the Tides: New Mexico-born Materials for Japanese Cars|
|3-6-12||UNM Construction Management Student Patricia Tafoya Wins Regional Award|
|3-6-12||UNM Named One of the Top 10 Schools for Undergraduate Video Game Design|
|3-6-12||School of Engineering Colloquium Series Features Dr. Hiroshisa Tanaka|
|3-6-12||ECE Professor Majeed Hayat named SPIE Fellow|
|3-23-12||NASA Awareness Day at UNM|
|3-26-12||Eva Chi, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering, Wins NSF CAREER Award|
|3-30-12||UNM ECE PhD Student Nicola Bezzo to Present at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory|
|February 2012 News|
|2-1-12||School of Engineering Colloquium Series|
|2-13-12||KNME’s ‘Connect’ Travels from Nano’s to Kenya and Beyond|
|2-15-12||Snowmen Appear on SOE Campus|
|2-16-12||UNM Researchers Find Quicker, Less Expensive Way to do High Quality Rendering for Computer Generated Films|
|2-22-12||In Memoriam: Cliff Roudabusch|
|2-22-12||Prof. Luke Lester Named the SPIE 2012 Harold E. Edgerton Award Winner|
|2-24-12||CE Professor Kerry Howe Receives $510K Contract for Water Quality Project|
|January 2012 News|
|1-5-12||UNM School of Engineering Mourns Tragic Loss of Mechanical Engineering Alumnus|
|1-5-12||First American Chemical Society Seminar on UNM Campus|
|1-5-12||UNM Civil Engineering Department Hosts 49th Annual Paving and Transportation Conference|
|1-16-12||UNM SOE Faculty Profiled on KNME|
|1-25-12||Town Hall with US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu|
|1-27-12||UNM Team Selected to Compete in US Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon 2012|
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