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The Center for Water and the Environment is a new research center focusing on water research and on creating a pipeline of new STEM professionals to address the water challenges of the future.

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NM Green: Advancing Sustainable Construction Technology Education
is a NSF-funded project in conjunction with Central New Mexico Community College. The objective of this project is to increase educational opportunities for students in the area of sustainable construction and energy efficient buildings. For more information, please send an email to

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Contact Dr. Mahoud Taha at or 505-277-1288
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Recent News

New Technologies Workshop, Panel Review of Stakeholders, and Smart Cities Discussed at ASCE's Annual Structures Congress
April 16, 2018
Professor Moreu and graduate students of the UNM Civil Engineering Department will host the workshop on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Sheraton Fort Worth Downtown Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Tybur Casuse Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to Develop Electrochemical Uranium Sensors
April 16, 2018
Tybur Casuse, graduate student in Civil Engineering and the Center for Water and the Environment (CWE), has been awarded a prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Tybur will investigate electrochemical sensors for detection of trace concentrations of uranium and other metals in water from Native American communities in New Mexico.

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UNM Students Present Cutting-Edge Research at 2018 Construction Research Congress
April 12, 2018
Ten graduate students from the Department of Civil Engineering presented their work on a range of research topics at the 2018 ASCE Construction Research Congress April 2-4, 2018, in New Orleans, LA.


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