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Melanie Moses
Associate Professor of Computer Science

Computer Science professor awarded grant to study cooperative behavior

Melanie Moses, associate professor of Computer Science, will use iAnts - autonomous robots with iPhone brains that were built in her lab - to simulate how sensing, navigation, and communication behaviors affect collective search success in a variety of real world environments.

Cooperation is essential to a successful society. From children getting along on the playground to workers co-existing harmoniously on a job, without cooperation, not much would be accomplished.

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2014 16th Annual NIH SBIR/STTR Conference

16th Annual NIH SBIR/STTR Conference

Registration for the National Institutes of Health 16th Annual SBIR/STTR Conference, Land of Achievement: Extending the Reach of Science, is now open! As you may already know, the UNM Health Sciences Center is hosting this national conference in Albuquerque from October 21-23, 2014.

The NIH Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) programs award more than $750 million annually to advance health sciences technologies and bridge the gap between basic science ans translation of science discoveries into tangible products and services. SBIR/STTR encourages collaborations between academic researchers and the private sector, promoting transformative medical therapies and health care delivery innovations.

For Registration and Conference Details, please visit SBIR2014.com


The New Mexico Academy of Science (NMAS) and its partners, the New Mexico Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NM EPSCoR), the New Mexico Partnership for Math and Science Education (NMPMSE), and the New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation (NM AMP), invite you to the 2014 Research Symposium! The event is open to the public, and will focus on Sustainable Energy Development in New Mexico and The Water–Energy–Environment Nexus.

If you are interested in attending the symposium, please click here by October 24, 2014 to register.

Upcoming Events

Grants & Grant Writing Workshop Sep 23 2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
New Mexico Academy of Science Research Symposium Nov 1 2014 - 8:00am to 6:00pm

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