In the News

Lisa Kuuttila, STC.UNM CEO

UNM tech-based startups at record high for second year in a row
July 19, 2017
An article in the Albuquerque Journal reports 12 tech startups derived from UNM technology for FY 2017, matching 2016's record. "This is great for a mid-sized research university like ours," said STC.UNM CEO Lisa Kuuttila. Read More ...

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CHTM researchers well represented in UNM patent list for second quarter 2017
July 18, 2017
STC.UNM reports that the USPTO issued 17 patents for UNM technologies in April, May and June of 2017, and six of these patents were issued to teams which included CHTM researchers. Read More ...

Stephen Hersee, UNM Professor Emeritus

U.S. Patent issued to Hersee for selectively imaging a sample
July 18, 2017
U.S. Patent No. 9,696,531, titled "Solid-state microscope for selectively imaging a sample," was issued on July 4, 2017 to Stephen Hersee, Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering and CHTM faculty member. Read More ...

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U.S. Patent issued to Krishna et al. for a system for decision making from a series of images
June 29, 2017
U.S. Patent No. 9,691,147, titled "Method and System for Feature Extraction and Decision Making from Series of Images." was issued on June 27, 2017 to a team of UNM inventors including researchers at CHTM. Read More ...

Fredric Grillot, Research Professor with CHTM

CHTM Research Professor is co-author on a paper selected as Editor’s Pick by OSA
June 28, 2017
CHTM faculty member Fredric M. Grillot is part of an international research team whose paper was recently selected as an “Editor’s Pick” by the Photonics Research Journal, published by The Optical Society (OSA). Read More ...

Behsan Behzadi

CHTM research team’s work is highlighted in Laser Focus World magazine
June 28, 2017
A paper by Behsan Behzadi, Mani Hossein-Zadeh, and Ravinder K. Jain, “Design of a New Family of Narrow Linewidth Mid-Infrared Lasers,” was highlighted as one of four featured in the “World News” section of the current issue of LFW for June 2017. Read More ...

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U.S. Patent issued to Lee et al. for nanoscale growth of materials
June 26, 2017
CHTM faculty members Seung Chang Lee, PI, and co-inventor Steven R. J. Brueck have been issued U.S. Patent No. 9,685,324 for "Selective nanoscale growth of lattice mismatched materials." Read More ...

UNM Professor Sang M. Han

U.S. Patent issued to Han et al. for patterning of germanium quantum dots
June 26, 2017
CHTM faculty member Sang M. Han leads a team which received U.S. Patent No. 9,666,431 for "Large-scale patterning of germanium quantum dots by stress transfer." Read More ...

In the Know

UNM announces search for Director of the Center for High Technology Materials

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The University of New Mexico is currently seeking a dynamic, innovative, results-oriented, proven leader for the position of Director of the Center for High Technology Materials (CHTM), one of UNM's premier strategic research centers. The selected candidate will report directly to the Vice President for Research (VPR), and will be a tenured faculty member of the College of Arts and Sciences or the School of Engineering.

For information about this position, please refer to the Director Search website.

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Thank you for attending the Spring 2017 Series! Stay tuned for updates on the Fall Seminar Series.

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