Facts About the School of Engineering

Updated 8/18/15

Leadership

Dr. Joseph L. Cecchi Dean
Dr. Charles B. Fleddermann Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Dr. Christos Christodoulou Associate Dean for Research
Dr. Ramiro Jordan Associate Dean for International Programs
Dr. Tariq Khraishi Assistant Dean for Internship Programs
Dr. Wennie Shu Associate Dean for Graduate Recruiting
Dr. Steven Graves Special Assistant to the Dean for Health Science Center Relations
Dr. John Wood

Special Assistant to the Dean for Governmental
Affairs

Dr. Abhaya Datye Chair, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Dr. Mahmoud Taha Chair, Department of Civil Engineering
Dr. Darko Stefanovic Interim Chair, Department of Computer Science
Dr. Christos Christodoulou Interim Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Christopher Hall Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Anil Prinja Chair, Department of Nuclear Engineering
Steve Peralta Director of Engineering Student Services
Pete Morgan Chief Financial Officer
April Davidson Academic Operations Officer
Betty Karlsson Senior Director of Development
Kim Delker Marketing Manager

Departments

Chemical and Biological Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering

 

Academic Degree Programs

Undergraduate Programs: 9
Master's Programs: 12
PhD Fields: 10

 

Research Centers & Institutes

Research

Total Annual Expenditures: $29.8 million

NSF CAREER Awards since 2005: 20

School of Engineering innovations
Patents issued since 1999: 302
Start-up companies since 1997: 45

 

Faculty

  • Tenure, tenure-track and full-time lecturers  - 108
  • Adjunct and research faculty – 78

 

 

Enrollments

Undergraduate

Undergraduate Enrollment
Fall 2014
Chemical Engineering
129
Civil Engineering
91
Computer Engineering
80
Computer Science
171
Construction Engineering
4
Construction Management
26
Electrical Engineering
139
Mechanical Engineering
259
Nuclear Engineering
47
General Engineering (pre-major)
1329
  Total
2275

 

Graduate

Graduate Enrollment - MS and PhD
Fall 2014
Biomedical Engineering
23
Chemical Engineering
19
Civil Engineering
95
Computer Engineering
68
Computer Science
196
Construction Management
2
Electrical Engineering
170
Manufacturing Engineering
5
Mechanical Engineering
115
Nanoscience and Microsystems
54
Nuclear Engineering
51
Optical Science & Engineering
59
  Total
857


Currently 55% of engineering undergraduates come from underrepresented groups (Native American, African American, and Hispanic).

In its September 2014 issue, Hispanic Business magazine ranked UNM Engineering as the sixth-best postgraduate engineering graduate school in the nation.

Fast Facts about the School of Engineering


Year School of Engineering was founded

1906

 

Mailing Address

The University of New Mexico
School of Engineering
MSC01 1140
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

 

Physical Address and Phone Number

210 University Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131

Dean's Office Phone Number: 505-277-5521