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Biden administration Office of Nuclear Energy nominee visits School of Engineering
February 7, 2022
Kathryn Huff, who has been nominated by President Biden as the head of the Department of Energy’s nuclear energy program, visited the UNM School of Engineering on Jan. 25 Read More...

UNM’s ISNPS receives NASA Early Stage Innovation Award to make Mars and moon missions possible
January 27, 2022
The Institute for Space and Nuclear Power Studies (ISNPS) at The University of New Mexico has been selected to receive a NASA Early Stage Innovation 2021 research award to develop advanced lightweight heat-rejection radiators for future space nuclear power and propulsion systems. The research will pave the way for future missions to Mars and the moon. Read More...

photo: Mohamed El-Genk

El-Genk receives American Nuclear Society Reactor Technology Award
November 3, 2021
Mohamed El-Genk, a Distinguished and Regents’ Professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at The University of New Mexico, has received the 2021 American Nuclear Society Reactor Technology Award. Read More...

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