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Recent News

Perfetti receives Department of Energy funding to explore physics of UNM’s nuclear reactor
August 3, 2021
Christopher Perfetti, assistant professor in The University of New Mexico Department of Nuclear Engineering, has received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for a project to explore the physics behind UNM’s nuclear reactor. Read More...

UNM’s nuclear engineering student chapter earns third-place national award
July 21, 2021
The University of New Mexico’s student section of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) received a third-place 2021 Samuel Glasstone Award, given annually to the most outstanding ANS student sections in the country. Read More...

Busch receives American Nuclear Society education award
May 25, 2021
Robert Busch, principal lecturer emeritus in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at The University of New Mexico, received the Arthur Holly Compton Award in Education from the American Nuclear Society. Read More...

Maloy selected as fellow of American Nuclear Society
May 25, 2021
Stuart Maloy, a national laboratory professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at The University of New Mexico, has been selected to be a fellow of the American Nuclear Society Read More...

Carl Willis presents for Engineering in Action
March 2, 2021
UNM reactor operator and NE lecturer Carl Willis presented "Five Watts and Made of Plastic: The Unique Capabilities of the Smallest Nuclear Reactor in the Country". Read More...

UNM nuclear engineers part of $25 million Department of Energy consortium
February 22, 2021
Researchers from The University of New Mexico’s Department of Nuclear Engineering have been selected to be part of a multi-institutional, five-year, $25 million grant awarded by the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). Read More...

Online informational session on medical physics master’s program February 16
February 9, 2021
Those wishing to learn more about The University of New Mexico’s master’s degree in medical physics program are invited to attend an informational session this month. Read More...

Nuclear engineering student receives fellowship
November 17, 2020
Lauren Crabtree, a graduate student in The University of New Mexico Department of Nuclear Engineering, is the recipient of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme. Read More...

Sandia, UNM partner sign agreement for nuclear security education, research collaboration
November 12, 2020
Sandia National Laboratories and The University of New Mexico have signed a memorandum of understanding to offer a collaborative program in nuclear security at UNM. Read More...