In the News

W. E. Moerner, 2014 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

2014 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry speaks with students at CHTM
May 15, 2017
W. E. Moerner is credited with achieving the first optical detection and spectroscopy of a single molecule in condensed phases. Optical study of single molecules is now widely used in chemistry, physics and biology. Read More ...

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UNM is ranked among top universities in the nation for technology transfer
May 10, 2017
The Milken Institute ranked 225 U.S. universities and research institutions for technology transfer and commercialization success. In its April 2017 report, UNM is ranked 28th, up from a 93rd position in the Institute’s original report published in 2006. Read More ...

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U.S. Patent issued to Osinski et al for "Halide-based scintillator nanomaterial"
May 10, 2017
U.S. Patent No. 9,644,141 was issued on May 9, 2017 to Marek Osinski, PI, ECE and CHTM Professor, and Co-PIs including Gennady Smolyakov, ECE and CHTM Research Associate Professor. Read More ...

Hanieh Afkhamiardakani, PhD student in Optical Science and Engineering

Hanieh Afkhamiardakani, PhD student, pursues advanced studies at CHTM
May 9, 2017
Celebrating Women in STEM at CHTM: Hanieh is a PhD student in Optical Science and Engineering, working with the Diels Research Group and specializing in mode-locked fiber laser research. Read More ...

Daniel Feezell, UNM ECE Assoc. Prof

Daniel Feezell featured in STC.UNM Spotlight for May 2017
May 2, 2017
With 3 UNM-affiliated US patents, 3 patents pending, and disclosure of 4 inventions, STC takes notice of Feezell's work in semiconductor, LED and FET technologies. Read More ...

Lobo Labs startup class

Business bootcamp course on startups accepting applications until May 7
May 1, 2017
Lobo Labs, together with UNM Innovation Academy, offers an intensive program on how to launch a startup company as a UNM Fall 2017 course for credit. The bootcamp includes networking with leading startups and entrepreneurs. Read More ...

Connect to Success workshop

"Connect to Success" Workshop designed to connect businesses to vital resources
April 27, 2017
Director of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Resource Center and Program Leader with Sandia National Laboratories are included in the event's roster of speakers. Read More ...

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State's science & technology assets are valuable engine of New Mexico's economy
April 27, 2017
Lisa Kuuttila, STC.UNM. CEO, says New Mexico ranks number one for science and technology assets in the country as a state. U.S. Census export statistics illustrate the significance of science and technology to New Mexico's financial outlook. Read More ...

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CHTM researchers included in UNM patent list for first quarter 2017
April 20, 2017
STC.UNM reports that the USPTO issued 23 patents for UNM technologies in January, February and March of 2017. Read More ...

In the Know

OSE Special Seminar

"Toward All-Dielectric Topological Photonics: Exploring the Geometry Effect of Honeycomb Lattice"
Dr. Xiao Hu, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA) and the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) in Tsukuba, Japan
Thursday, May 25
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
Physics & Astronomy Room 190
View / download abstract (PDF)

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International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics 2017 (OMN2017) in Santa Fe

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Micro-optical and nanophotonic devices and systems with a broad emphasis on interaction of photonic, electro-mechanical and acoustic degrees of freedom at the micro- and nano-scales, with discussions of the latest advances and applications in materials and process technologies relevant to optical MEMS and nanophotonics devices and systems.

August 13-17, 2017
Courtyard Marriott
Santa Fe, NM
Learn more about the keynotes and other speakers at the website

OMN2017 encourages abstract submissions for papers that will be published in the Conference Proceedings and IEEE Explore if accepted. Deadline for abstract submission extended until May 21, 2017. Guidelines and submission instructions here.