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UNM Inventor Group Featured on KUNM’s University Showcase Program

Dr. Heather Canavan, Associate Professor of biomedical engineering in UNM’s Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, and her students were the guests on the February 16 KUNM University Showcase.  The group of professors, students and staff at UNM have formed a new company called Adaptive Biomedical Design that focuses on designing and developing better biomedical and medical devices to improve patient care.  Three of the adaptive design technologies from the …Read More

Edgar C. Boedeker, M.D.

Edgar C. Boedeker, M.D. Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Health Sciences The University of New Mexico Dr.  Boedeker has disclosed three inventions, received two UNM-affiliated issued U. S. patents, and has one pending patent application for his living vaccine vector technologies. Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) is the leading cause of traveler’s diarrhea in high-risk areas of the world, as well as a major cause of …Read More

Ten Patents Issued for UNM Technologies in October, November, and December

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) recently issued ten patents during October, November, and December for technologies invented at the University of New Mexico. The patents, issued during STC.UNM’s 2018 fiscal 2nd quarter, are for a variety of technologies created by researchers in the Departments of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Physics & Astronomy, Computer Science, Radiology, Chemical & Biological Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Mechanical Engineering. …Read More

UNM Technology Featured in New Sensors for Smart Lighting

The Center for Lighting Enabled Systems & Applications (LESA) recently announced $20 million in funding from the DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop a new kind of sensor system that is focused on saving energy in commercial and residential buildings.  LESA is an NSF Engineering Research Center located on the campus of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.  Rensselaer and its academic research partners, the University of New Mexico, Boston University, …Read More

UNM and the Navajo Nation Announce Agreement to House UNM Navajo Nation Students

The Lobo Rainforest Building was the site last Friday morning for an announcement that will help UNM’s Navajo Nation students fulfill their mission to graduate from the state’s flagship university.  The Navajo Nation and UNM have signed an agreement that will allow the students to rent apartments on the fifth and sixth floors of the Rainforest Building.  The agreement is part of a nationwide effort and the first of its …Read More

Christos Christodoulou, Ph.D.

Christos Christodoulou, Ph.D. Jim and Ellen King Dean of Engineering and Computing, School of Engineering Distinguished Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering The University of New Mexico Dr.  Christodoulou has disclosed 12 inventions, received four UNM-affiliated issued U. S. patents, and has three pending patent applications for his reconfigurable antenna and energy harvesting technologies.   Dr. Christodoulou has also helped Bluecom Systems, an Albuquerque startup develop multi-band, multi-mode radios. Reconfigurable …Read More

Downtown Living Available at the UNM Lobo Rainforest Building

The Lobo Rainforest currently has living space available for students and offers urban, modern and collaborative student apartments, with a think-tank, entrepreneurial, innovation-driven twist.  Spacious two bedroom, two bath apartment-style units include a full kitchen, living space, washer and dryer, and scenic views of the city. Tours are given every Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 2-3 pm. Email rainforest@unm.edu for more information, to schedule a tour, or for questions. Read more about the …Read More

STC Board Chair featured in 2018 Women in STEM Calendar

STC Board of Directors Chair Sandra Begay is featured in the 2018 New Mexico Women of STEM calendar. Ms. Begay is a Principal Member of the Sandia National Laboratory Technical Staff. She heads Sandia’s technical efforts in the DOE Renewable Energy Program to assist Native American tribes with renewable energy development.  She also created and runs the DOE/Sandia innovative summer internship program for Native American undergrad and graduate STEM students.  …Read More

University of New Mexico Inventors Elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico.  December 12, 2017—Dr. Cheryl L. Willman, Distinguished Professor of Pathology and Director & CEO of the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Dr. Plamen B. Atanassov, Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Director of the UNM Center for Micro-Engineered Materials, at the University of New Mexico have been named 2017 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).  The NAI announced today that it has chosen …Read More

STC.UNM and the UNM Innovation Academy Among Recipients Receiving New Mexico Gas Company Grants

The University of New Mexico’s technology-transfer and economic development organization, STC.UNM, and its entrepreneurial program for students, the Innovation Academy, have been awarded innovation grants by New Mexico Gas Company.  In its second year of funding, the gas company’s parent company, Emera, awarded $1.5 million to 28 organizations in New Mexico developing programs to train and support entrepreneurs, spin out startup companies, and increase economic development. STC, in its role …Read More