Dr. Eva Chi, a professor of chemical and biological engineering at UNM is studying possible ways to kill SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses using UV light and polymers. Using synthetic polymer materials, Chi and Dr. David Whitten found an effective way to kill bacteria and simple viruses. Whitten is an associate director for the […] Read More
A major initiative at UNM to recognize and support the work of women STEM faculty started with an anonymous donation of $1.5 million in 2015.Since then, the donation has fueled research on brain stimulus and substance abuse, the engineering of bones and ligaments and the tracing of pueblo pottery. Awards to 38 women also have […] Read More
UNM Biology Professor Jenn Rudgers leads a team of researchers at one of the largest NSF projects in New Mexico, the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research project. Scientists at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge are examining various aspects of climate change. See our videos of the work being done at the site south of Albuquerque.
UNM associate professor leads student project to design an urban beekeeping area in Albuquerque Students in Gabriella Gutierrez’s Architecture 402 class are focused on creating a sanctuary for bees at Tingley Beach. As part of the Bachelor of Arts in Architecture degree, students are required to take several design studio classes. Arch 402 […] Read More
Seven winning projects will look at better ways to manage water, how healthy brains age, and methods for transferring knowledge between robots Twelve faculty members at the University of New Mexico have been selected for the 2021 Women in STEM awards. Winning projects this year will look at new ways to reduce the environmental impacts of […] Read More
Four UNM researchers from several disciplines recently were awarded a three-year National Science Foundation grant for their project to create new career opportunities for rural craftspeople by blending traditional craft practices with computational fabrication. The project, “Expanding Rural Ceramics Craft and Computational Fabrication: A Synergy” is led by Dr. Leah Buechley, principal investigator and […] Read More
Proposals due April 19 The call is open for women faculty in UNM’s STEM fields to apply for a variety of grants as part of the 2021 Women In STEM awards. Awards range from $3,000 to $15,000 and three types of grants will be awarded through the program. They include travel awards to […] Read More