UNM professor spearheads COVID-19 relief and education efforts for community Dr. Heather Canavan, a professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, is addressing the concerning trend of people attempting to make hand sanitizer out of denatured alcohol, which is a highly toxic substance. Canavan was first made aware of this issue through a colleague who […] Read More
UNM women in STEM across campus are taking action against the current COVID-19 pandemic and asking how they can best serve their community in the fight against this virus. From the creation of virtual exhibitions to 3D printing face masks for health care workers, they are on a mission to keep New Mexicans not […] Read More
As part of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a shortage of many items including hand sanitizer. Because of this, some are attempting to make their own hand sanitizer out of denatured alcohol. Learn from UNM Chemical and Biological Engineering Professor Heather Canavan why you should never do this in any circumstance.
UNM chemical and biological engineering faculty member promoted to professor Dr. Heather Canavan was recently promoted to professor of chemical and biological engineering at UNM. Canavan attributes her promotion to her group’s hard work over the years that culminated in 2018. She received the Women in STEM Award, she won the UNM Outstanding Teacher of […] Read More