The University of New Mexico Department of Nuclear Engineering

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photo: A student in the Department of Nuclear Engineering uses manipulators in the hot cell at UNM.

Nuclear engineering faculty awarded part of $61 million in funding from Department of Energy
June 24, 2022
Several researchers from The University of New Mexico School of Engineering have been selected for funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for various nuclear-related projects as part of $61 million awarded to 74 nuclear energy projects across the country. Read More...

photo: Kathryn Huff

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...

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