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Recent News

UNM’s American Nuclear Society student chapter receives national award
July 7, 2022
The student section of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) at The University of New Mexico has been awarded the 2022 Samuel Glasstone Award, which is given annually to outstanding student chapters. Read More...

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...

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...

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...

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...