Affiliated Sites:
Nanoscience at UNM
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
Physics & Astronomy
Smart Lighting ERC

Optical Science and Engineering
Nanophotonics REU

Map to CHTM
Submit a Facility Work request

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.

CHTM is pleased to invite nominations and applications for two tenure/tenure-track positions. Click here for more info.

CHTM Spotlight:
  • Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Steve Brueck, who is one of the inaugural recipients of the UNM Presidential Award of Distinction. The award, which was presented during the Fall 2013 Commencement ceremony, is in recognition of nearly 30 years of leadership and service to UNM in creating internationally recognized research at the Center for High Technology Materials in the areas of photonics, nanotechnology and microelectronics. He has more than 400 refereed publications, has presented more than 230 invited papers and seminars, and holds 49 US patents.¬†
  • CHTM Director Sanjay Krishna and Associate Director Majeed Hayat have both been named 2014 IEEE Fellows. Professor Krishna is being recognized for his contributions to infrared detectors and focal plane arrays, and Professor Hayat is being awknowledged for his work in¬†modeling of impact ionization and noise in avalanche-photodiode devices.
  • Prof Sanjay Krishna was recently interviewed by Albuquerque Business First. See the Q&A article here.
CHTM Calendar:
  • CHTM Faculty Candidate Dr Victor Acosta, Researcher, Google, will give a presentation Friday, April 18th, 2014, at 10:30am in CHTM's Seminar room 101 entitled, "Atomic physics in a semiconductor vacuum: Quantum optics and nanoscale sensing in diamond."

    Please send calendar items as early as possible to