In the News

CHTM Celebrates Important Milestone
September 26, 2017
CHTM and STC.UNM (STC) have reached an important milestone! More than 200 United States patents have been issued to CHTM technologies. This is about 34% of UNM’s portfolio. Read More ...

A 'Smart' Lighting Revolution LIGHT MATTERS
September 7, 2017
Photonics Media's LIGHT MATTERS has recently highlighted Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Smart Lighting conference room testbed. Read More ...

Jean-Claude Diels

U.S. Patent issued to Diels et al. for "Intracavity fiber sensors"
August 15, 2017
U.S. Patent No. 9,726,472 was issued on August 8, 2017 to Jean-Claude Diels, Jean-Claude Diehls, ECE, Physics & Astronomy and CHTM Professor, and Ladan Arissian, ECE and CHTM Research Assistant Professor. Read More ...

Victor Acosta

Acosta receives prestigious Beckman Foundation award
August 8, 2017
The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation has awarded one of only eight Beckman "Young Investigator Awards" for 2017 to Victor Acosta for his research project, “Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy on a Diamond Chip.” Read More ...

Emma Renteria

Women in STEM at CHTM: Emma Renteria research profile
August 1, 2017
Doctoral research project seeks to solve issue of excess heat in thermophotovoltaic cells which convert heat energy to electricity. Without using the sun as the energy source, proximity to the heat source creates excess heat in the cell. Read More ...

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 ...

In the Know

OSE Seminar Series

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The Optical Science & Engineering Seminar Series is a series of talks focused on the latest research in the field of optics. Speakers include worldwide experts from academia, industry and the national labs as well as UNM faculty. The entire series is available as a course for UNM credit.


UNM announces search for Director of Center for High Technology Materials

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.