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Supporting CHTM:
Please consider making a gift to the Center for High Technology Materials today. CHTM relies heavily on philanthropy to maintain its pioneering programs in optoelectronics, microelectronics, and nanotechnology. Gifts from individual donors, foundations, and corporations directly support CHTM scientists.

For more information, please contact:
Pamela Weese
Director of Development
UNM School of Engineering
CEC 3017
MSC01 1140
Albuquerque, NM 87131
Tel: 505-277-0230
Fax: 505-277-1422
Cell 435-899-9013


The objectives of UNM's Center for High Technology Materials are:
  • to foster research and education in the fields of optoelectronics, microelectronics, and nanotechnology
  • to enhance collaborations between UNM, federal laboratories and industry
  • to promote economic development in the State of New Mexico

CHTM welcomes outside users of our facilities. Click here for more information.

Nanofabrication Facility Manager Position Announcement
CHTM has an opening for a Nanofabrication Facility Manager. Click here for more details, or visit the posting on UNMJobs.

CHTM Spotlight:
  • Patent 8,785,226 B2 (July 22, 2014) has been issued for Epitaxial Growth of In-Plane Nanowires and Nanowire Devices
  • Nanoscience Laboratory Manager Rick Bradley is retiring from CHTM on July 31. He dedicated 12.5 years to keeping the CHTM cleanroom running smoothly through power outages, novice students and equipment mishaps. more
  • Teachers return to CHTM: K-12 teachers learned how to make a solar cell during the CHTM kickoff of the second year of the "Energizing Engineering Education" Research Experience for Teachers program funded by the National Science Foundation. Fourteen teachers will work in CHTM and UNM labs for 7 weeks this summer.

CHTM Calendar:
  • There will be an OSE Seminar on Wednesday, May 7, at 12:30pm in CHTM 101. Dr. L. A. (Vern) Schlie of Integral Laser Solutions, LLC will give a talk entitled Transition of HEL Technology from Past to Present Endeavors.

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