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Recent News

Two School of Engineering advisors to present at national conference
June 11, 2024
Two UNM School of Engineering academic advisors will share their extensive expertise with a national audience this fall. Read More...

Boosting and diversifying the nuclear workforce of the future is the goal of UNM-led Department of Energy program
June 3, 2024
Two University of New Mexico faculty members in the Department of Nuclear Engineering are part of a Department of Energy program to boost awareness and access to nuclear careers in the Southwest. Read More...

Perfetti receives American Nuclear Society early career award
May 1, 2024
Christopher Perfetti, an assistant professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering, is the recipient of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Reactor Physics Division Early Career Reactor Physicist Award. Read More...

Undergraduates win awards at American Nuclear Society student conference
April 12, 2024
Four undergraduates in the UNM Department of Nuclear Engineering received awards at the 2024 American Nuclear Society (ANS) Student Conference, held April 4-6 at Penn State. Read More...

Nuclear engineering master’s student honored with Curie Fellowship
March 29, 2024
Ashley Machado, a graduate student in the UNM Department of Nuclear Engineering, has received the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme. Read More...

UNM nuclear engineering professor leads Department of Energy project to study magnetic field effects on coolants for fusion
October 23, 2023
A professor at The University of New Mexico Department of Nuclear Engineering is leading a Department of Energy project that will study effects of external magnetic field on metallic coolants, which will create robust research and internship opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students in the area of fusion energy. Read More...

Perfetti leading research projects in reactor fuel cycles, nuclear criticality safety
October 20, 2023
Christopher Perfetti, an associate professor of nuclear engineering at The University of New Mexico, is the principal investigator of two large research projects focusing on nuclear reactor fuel cycles and nuclear criticality safety. Read More...

Schriener promoted to research associate professor
October 12, 2023
Timothy Schriener has been promoted to research associate professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering. Read More...

Nuclear engineering student presents research at Nuclear Energy Agency workshop
October 10, 2023
Lauren Bailey, a senior in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at UNM, was selected to present a poster at the inaugural 2023 Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) Global Forum Rising Stars Workshop held in September at MIT. Read More...