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Six High Schoolers Present Results of Their Internship to UNM Mentors, Faculty, and Stephanie Kean, Field Representative of Congresswoman Michelle Lujan-Grisham
July 17, 2017
The second summer camp on smart management of infrastructure hosted the interns’ presentations on July 12, 2017. This is an annual opportunity for high school students to conduct research in the Smart Management of Infrastructure Laboratory (SMILab) directed by Dr. Fernando Moreu, Assistant Professor in the Civil Engineering Department, and mentored by undergraduate and graduate students members of SMILab.

Dr. Lucia Rodriguez-Freire Accepts Assistant Professor Position at New Jersey Institute of Technology
July 17, 2017
Dr. Rodriguez-Freire joined the University of New Mexico as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the E-H2O Research Group (P.I. is Dr. José M. Cerrato from the Department of Civil Engineering) in August 2015.


UNM4Nepal Team Completes Second Successful Trip
July 13, 2017
The UNM4Nepal team recently returned from their second successful trip to Nepal, where they built a Womenss Community Center in one of the earthquake-stricken rural districts.


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