The Durable Module Materials Consortium, commonly known as DuraMAT, recently awarded $3.3 million in funding to several entities, including The University of New Mexico, for renewable energy projects. Sang M. Han, Regents’ Professor in the departments of Chemical and Biological Engineering, and Electrical and Computer Engineering, is chief technical officer of Osazda Energy, LLC, and the principal investigator of UNM’s part of the DuraMAT project. Osazda is receiving $1.2 million from the Department of Energy for the project, and UNM will be receiving a subcontract on the project.
At this very moment, there’s a tower on Sandia Crest sending experimental, high frequency microwaves across the city. Using frequencies outside the range of conventional electronics, this tower is used to collect data on potential electromagnetic signals for future space communications.
Researchers at The University of New Mexico are wading through one of the state’s most prolific problems: water resources.
People die. All the time. From many causes, including old age, disease, accidents, murder. But researchers can learn from these deaths. Heather Edgar, forensic anthropologist at The University of New Mexico Office of Medical Investigator (OMI) and associate professor of anthropology, is currently converting a dataset of whole body decedent CT scans into a searchable database that will be available to researchers.
The University of New Mexico's Office of the Vice President for Research and the University Communication and Marketing (UCAM) Department annually compile a list of its top-10 research features during the course of the year.