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Nuclear engineering professor selected for NRC Distinguished Faculty Advancement Program
August 15, 2023
Eric Lang, an assistant professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at UNM, is the beneficiary of a Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) program to encourage his professional development as a faculty member. Read More...

UNM nuclear engineer leading over $1 million in funding for two Department of Energy projects
June 26, 2023
A faculty member from The University of New Mexico Department of Nuclear Engineering is the lead on two grants from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy University Programs that total more than $1 million. Read More...

Three engineering students receive American Nuclear Society scholarships
May 16, 2023
Three students in The University of New Mexico Department of Nuclear Engineering have been awarded American Nuclear Society (ANS) scholarships for 2023-24. Read More...

Two students selected for Department of Energy University Nuclear Leadership Program fellowships
May 4, 2023
Two nuclear engineering students from The University of New Mexico are among 32 students from institutions around the country to receive graduate fellowships as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s University Nuclear Leadership Program (UNLP). Read More...

Chen receives NRC grant for molten salt spill experimental database project
March 7, 2023
Minghui Chen, an assistant professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering, is the recipient of a Research and Development Grant from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Read More...

Nuclear engineering professor’s research on advanced reactors featured in the Innovation Platform
March 1, 2023
Research conducted by a nuclear engineering professor at The University of New Mexico on advanced nuclear reactors is featured in a recent article Read More...

Nuclear engineering faculty member part of STEAM Day outreach
February 21, 2023
Adam Hecht, a professor in nuclear engineering, was one of the volunteers this weekend who helped to make science and engineering fun. Read More...

Study: El-Genk ranked among the worlds top 2% most cited
February 17, 2023
Mohamed S. El-Genk, Distinguished and Regent’s Professor of Nuclear Engineering at The University of New Mexico, has been ranked among the world’s top 2% most cited researchers by Stanford University’s Meta-Research Innovation Center. Read More...

Albuquerque native, UNM alum part of history-making team to achieve fusion
January 30, 2023
Daniel Casey was first intrigued by the concept of fusion in high school, getting a chance to see the Sandia National Laboratories Z machine in action. Read More...