The Peace Engineering Initiative, a new socio-economic technological development framework for New Mexico and global challenges, is set for Wednesday, May 29 from 1 to 5 p.m. in UNM SUB Ballroom C.

Peace engineering is a pathway and a mindset that answers global challenges. The objective of this peace engineering initiative envisions and works towards a world where prosperity, sustainability, social equity, entrepreneurship, transparency, community voice and engagement, and a culture of quality thrive.

Opening remarks will be given by Christos Christodoulou, dean, UNM School of Engineering and Shawn Berman, acting dean, Anderson School of Management.

As part of the event, several Peace Engineering Panels will be conducted including PENG Core Group R&D and Academia Socio-economic Development & Policy. The audience will be encouraged to participate in a Q&A following comments from each panelist.


  • Kamil Agi, SensorComm Technologies
  • Bernard Amadei, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Matt Fetrow, Air Force Research Laboratory in New Mexico
  • Ramiro Jordan, UNM School of Engineering
  • Yorgos Marinakis, UNM Anderson School of Management
  • Jackie Kerby Moore, Sandia National Laboratories - Technology and Economic Development
  • Mira Olson & James Tangorra, Drexel University
  • Fred Phillips, UNM Anderson School of Management
  • Margarita Quihuis & Mark Nelson, Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford
  • Antonio Redondo, Ph.D., Los Alamos National Lab Richard P. Feynman Center for Innovation
  • Steve Renfro, Los Alamos National Lab
  • Edl Schamiloglu, UNM School of Engineering
  • Steve Walsh, UNM Anderson School of Management

For more information contact Megan Borders at (505) 277-1504 or email, To register, visit Peace Engineering Panel Discussions

The Initiative is part of the Wells Fargo Speaker Series jointly sponsored by the UNM School of Engineering and the Anderson School of Management.