January 2022

January 12, 2022
Prabeer Barpanda, who received his Ph. D. in Materials Science & Engineering from Rutgers University in 2008, has received an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship. He is spending 1 year at the Helmholtz Institute in Ulm, Germany, a premier center for research on electrochemical energy storage. The Humboldt Foundation enables highly qualified scholars from around the world to carry out research in Germany. This is a prestigious award and we congratulate Prabeer. Dr.

December 2021

December 19, 2021
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November 2021

November 2, 2021
Potential Senior Seminar speaker University of New Mexico Professor C. Jeffrey Brinker has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. He was among 120 members elected in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Read more about the UNM story here.

October 2021

October 6, 2021
Congratulations to Nancy Bunt!  Nancy Bunt, Commercial Director for Refractories was nominated for one of the Commercial Woman 2021 awards from L’Usine Nouvelle, the well-regarded French media covering industrial related topics.  Each year, the magazine selects 11 women to recognize, one in each of 10 categories and also an overall Woman of the Year.  The competition is open to all companies in the industrial sector located in France. 

August 2021

August 24, 2021
On August 25, 2021, Gaurav Jain will be honored by induction into the Bakken Society. The Bakken Society is an honorary society that recognizes employees of Medtronic for their outstanding contributions to Medtronic’s technical or scientific progress. Membership in the Bakken Society is Medtronic’s highest honor for technical contributions. The Society is named after Earl E. Bakken, Founder and Director Emeritus of Medtronic and charter member of the Society.

July 2021

July 22, 2021
The Army Research Office (ARO) has selected Ryan Sills for its prestigious 2021 Young Investigator Program (YIP). His award will support the development of a new theory for the deformation of metals.

June 2021

June 16, 2021

May 2021

May 19, 2021
Professor Goel, who is known for his pioneering research in glass science and technology, was awarded the Zachariasen Award by the Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. Congratulations Prof. Goel! Well  deserved. We wish you continuing success.