Facts About the School of Engineering

Updated 4/11/14

Leadership

Dr. Joseph L. Cecchi Dean
Dr. Charles B. Fleddermann Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Dr. Christos Christodoulou Interim 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. Timothy L. Ward Chair, Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
Dr. John Stormont Chair, Department of Civil Engineering
Dr. Michalis Faloutsos Chair, Department of Computer Science
Dr. Jane Lehr Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Christopher Hall Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Steve Peralta Director of Engineering Student Services
Pete Morgan Chief Financial Officer
April Davidson Academic Operations Officer
Pamela Weese Development Director
Kim Delker Marketing Manager

Departments: 5

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

 

Academic Degree Programs

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

 

Research Centers & Institutes

Research

Total Annual Expenditures: $31.28 million
Annual Expenditures per Faculty: $300,000

NSF CAREER Awards since 2007: 12

SOE Innovations since 1995
Patents issued: 240
Start-up companies: 33

 

Faculty

Tenured and tenure-track faculty: 101
Visiting and Research: 47

 

Enrollments

Undergraduate: (35% Hispanic)

Undergraduate Enrollment
Fall 2013
Chemical Engineering
103
Civil Engineering
86
Computer Engineering
71
Computer Science
111
Construction Engineering
11
Construction Management
29
Electrical Engineering
128
Mechanical Engineering
215
Nuclear Engineering
36
Pre-major
1316
  Total
2106

 

Graduate: (14% Hispanic)

Graduate Enrollment - MS and PhD
Fall 2013
Biomedical Engineering
23
Chemical Engineering
24
Civil Engineering
82
Computer Engineering
67
Computer Science
129
Construction Management
3
Electrical Engineering
180
Manufacturing Engineering
8
Mechanical Engineering
92
Nanoscience and Microsystems
61
Nuclear Engineering
57
Optical Science & Engineering
26
  Total
752


Currently 45% of engineering undergraduates come from underrepresented groups (Native American, African American, and Hispanic).

In its September 2012 issue, Hispanic Business magazine ranked UNM Engineering as the fourth-best postgraduate engineering graduate school in the nation.


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