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UNM professor developing imaging to save lives after fires

UNM professor developing imaging to save lives after fires

August 12, 2016 — When fires break out, it’s not always flames that do the only damage – sometimes the scorched earth can cause even more destruction in the form of landslides. That’s why Chris Lippitt, assistant professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at The University of New Mexico, is working on a project that would give emergency management crews state-of-the-art imaging technology to mitigate potential slides before they happen.

OVPR announces interim executive director for Research Compliance

OVPR announces interim executive director for Research Compliance

August 11, 2016 — The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is proud to announce that Ana Andzic Tomlinson, J.D., has accepted the interim executive director position for Research Compliance on Main Campus after a competitive search. Carlos Romero, who led...

McCrady receives RSA Marlatt Mentorship Award

McCrady receives RSA Marlatt Mentorship Award

August 11, 2016 — Barbara McCrady, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, and Director of UNM's Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions (CASAA), received the Research Society on Alcoholism RSA Marlatt Mentorship Award at the RSA’s annual meeting in New...

Reyes appointed director of Southwest Hispanic Research Institute

Reyes appointed director of Southwest Hispanic Research Institute

August 08, 2016 — Bárbara Reyes has been appointed director of the UNM Southwest Hispanic Research Institute (SHRI). Reyes, an associate professor of History, has research interests that include Chicano History, Southwest History, U.S. Immigration History, Gender and...

Chemistry professor gives local high school students rare lab experience

Chemistry professor gives local high school students rare lab experience

August 08, 2016 — Having grown up in Nepal, Ramesh Giri knows what it’s like to not have many opportunities and resources in school. So now, as a professor of chemistry at The University of New Mexico, Giri thought of a way to give back to this community by starting a program to bring local high school students into his lab to learn about chemistry in a hands-on way.

Optical physicists record lowest temperature ever in solids using laser cooling

Optical physicists record lowest temperature ever in solids using laser cooling

August 01, 2016 — When most people think about lasers, they usually imagine them generating heat and even setting something on fire. But, for a group of scientists in The University of New Mexico’s Department of Physics & Astronomy, lasers are actually being used to reach temperatures colder than the arctic circle.

UNM hosts 2016 Annual Summer Biomedical Research Symposium

UNM hosts 2016 Annual Summer Biomedical Research Symposium

July 25, 2016 — For students from New Mexico who are interested in a career in Math, Science, or Engineering, an undergraduate research experience can make the all the difference in having a successful career. On Friday, Aug. 12, approximately 25 students from two...

Transforming engineering education goal of $2 million NSF grant

Transforming engineering education goal of $2 million NSF grant

July 19, 2016 — Faculty from The University of New Mexico are leading a project that has the potential to revolutionize how undergraduate engineering is taught, making it more attractive to groups that are currently underrepresented in the discipline. “FACETS:...

New DNA sequencing tech could revolutionize industry

New DNA sequencing tech could revolutionize industry

July 13, 2016 — The advancement of the study of the human genome is considered by many to be one of the most significant scientific achievements in modern history. Now, a new technique developed at The University of New Mexico will change the way researchers sequence DNA, what they’re able to learn from it and how many lives they’re able to save.

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