The University of New Mexico, the City of Albuquerque, and RWL Water were the hosts of the first Southwest Water & Energy Summit on April 22. Presenters and attendees examined the challenges, solutions, and opportunities surrounding water issues.
Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), have become increasingly popular over the last half dozen years or so among amateur aeronautical aficionados, engineers and generally anyone fascinated with relatively inexpensive flying machines.
UNM Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Ricardo González-Pinzón is conducting research on rainfall-runoff processes and water quality modeling using parsimonious models. González-Pinzón was recently awarded a faculty water research grant by the Ne
José M. Cerrato, a new assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at UNM has a smile that lights up a room when he talks about his work. “I feel blessed to have this job because it is not merely technically teaching a subject,” he says.
The Center for Water and the Environment, a research center based at the University of New Mexico, has received a 5-year, $5 million Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) award from the National Science Foundation.
A new study by UNM Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Gregory Rowangould shows 19 percent of the population of the United States, or nearly 60 million people, live in close proximity to high volume roads.