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Hojati part of UNM team to examine moon geology
June 7, 2023
Maryam Hojati, an assistant professor in the Gerald May Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, is part of a team of UNM researchers awarded $7.5 million over 5 years by NASA to examine the geology of the moon. Read More...

Civil Engineering Undergrads Tackle Space Challenges by Preliminary Research on Designing Construction Materials for NASA MINDS Challenge
June 7, 2023
Two undergraduate students, Dana Al Shanti, and Alexandria Morrow, from the Department of Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering, collaborated with Dr. Maryam Hojati and Ph.D. student Reza Sedghi to conduct interdisciplinary research as part of the Chili House team. Read More...

New leadership announced in two School departments
May 31, 2023
Donna Riley, Jim and Ellen King Dean of Engineering and Computing, has announced new leadership in two School of Engineering departments, effective this summer. Read More...

From zines to the sound of fungi
April 26, 2023
12 students present at Grand Challenges Water Science Communication Fellowship event Read More...

Two Engineering students selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship awards
April 17, 2023
Two students in The University of New Mexico School of Engineering have received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP) awards in environmental engineering. Read More...

Alum goes to Washington to advocate for civil engineers
March 23, 2023
Xinxing Yuan, who received a Ph.D. from the UNM Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering in 2022, recently visited Washington, D.C., in her new role as advocacy captain for the New Mexico section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Read More...

UNM to be home to new Center for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety
March 3, 2023
A new center at The University of New Mexico will address a deadly problem in the U.S.: the thousands of people killed every year in pedestrian and bicyclist crashes, especially in New Mexico, which ranks at the top of the list. Read More...

Fisher honored with UNM Outstanding Research Staff Award
February 17, 2023
Katelin Fisher, environmental laboratory manager in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, has received the Outstanding Research Staff Award from the UNM Office of the Vice President for Research. Read More...

Smart Railroads project engages local elementary students in STEM
February 15, 2023
Smart Railroads, an ongoing project with researchers from The University of New Mexico, Florida State University and Stanford University, is striving to attract K-12 students into STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines using the nation’s rail system Read More...