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UNM’s Solar Splash rookie team places 4th in country

UNM’s Solar Splash rookie team places 4th in country

June 22, 2016 — The University of New Mexico’s Solar Splash team was pleased with its performance in its first year competing in the national solar boat competition. Solar Splash is an international intercollegiate solar / electric boat regatta that takes place over...

UNM team to compete in Solar Splash competition

UNM team to compete in Solar Splash competition

June 06, 2016 — For the first time ever, The University of New Mexico will have a team competing in the Solar Splash solar boat competition, being held June 15-19 in Dayton, Ohio. The team of nine students has been working on the project since last fall, said Lucca...

Kerwin's journey made more difficult after motorcycle accident

Kerwin's journey made more difficult after motorcycle accident

May 07, 2016 — University of New Mexico student Sean Kerwin will soon receive his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, but his journey was made more difficult when he was involved in a motorcycle accident that left him badly injured. Kerwin began pursuing his...

Twin sisters receive degrees in mechanical engineering

Twin sisters receive degrees in mechanical engineering

December 08, 2015 — Athena and Maya Combs-Hurtado have a lot in common. They have the same friends, are interested in the same activities, and often travel together. The twins, born in Venezuela but raised in Albuquerque, now have one more thing they share: they are both...

UNM's Formula SAE team learns from experiences

UNM's Formula SAE team learns from experiences

July 28, 2015 — For the University of New Mexico’s LOBOMotorSports team, it’s been a sweet few years. The team did well at the Formula SAE competitions, and seemed to do better each year. In 2014, the team placed 11th overall. In 2013, they took 12th place, and the team...

Lumia receives Fulbright for projects in Thailand

Lumia receives Fulbright for projects in Thailand

May 15, 2015 — Ron Lumia, a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Mexico, has received a Fulbright Scholar award for research and teaching in Thailand. It is second time he has received a Fulbright.

 Formula SAE students inspire fifth-graders to pursue engineering

Formula SAE students inspire fifth-graders to pursue engineering

April 15, 2015 — The University of New Mexico’s Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (FSAE) team members just completed an annual program serving as teachers for a three-week engineering class, part of a national program to introduce and interest youth in...

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