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CHTM invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate
June 13, 2017
This full time position is in the area of semiconductor optoelectronics injection-locked semiconductor ring lasers. The appointee will join a multidisciplinary research group for the development of novel ultrafast laser transmitter technology. Read More ...

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UNM is 33rd among universities worldwide in U.S. Utility Patents issued in 2016
June 8, 2017
In data obtained from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association published their report, the “Top 100 Worldwide Universities that received the most U.S. utility patents” for the calendar year 2016. Read More ...

Marek Osinski

Osiński earns grant from Office of Naval Research to develop novel ultrafast laser transmitter technology
May 30, 2017
Marek Osiński, UNM Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics and Astronomy, and Computer Science is the PI for a project which recently brought a $1.3M grant award to UNM from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) in Arlington, VA. Read More ...

John Plumley

U.S. Patent issued to Plumley et al. for "Compact Biosensor"
May 26, 2017
U.S. Patent No. 9,655,553 was issued on May 23, 2017 to Plumley et al. for "Compact biosensor of matrix metalloproteinase with cadmium free quantum dots." John Plumley is a Post Doctoral Fellow at CHTM. Marek Osiński, ECE and CHTM Professor, is a Co-PI. Read More ...

Ladan Arissian

U.S. Patent issued to Arissian et al. for "Nested Frequency Combs"
May 25, 2017
U.S. Patent No. 9,653,877 was issued on May 16, 2017 to Ladan Arissian, ECE and CHTM Research Assistant Professor, and Jean-Claude Diehls, ECE, Physics & Astronomy and CHTM Professor. Read More ...

W. E. Moerner, 2014 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

2014 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry speaks with students at CHTM
May 15, 2017
W. E. Moerner is credited with achieving the first optical detection and spectroscopy of a single molecule in condensed phases. Optical study of single molecules is now widely used in chemistry, physics and biology. Read More ...

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UNM is ranked among top universities in the nation for technology transfer
May 10, 2017
The Milken Institute ranked 225 U.S. universities and research institutions for technology transfer and commercialization success. In its April 2017 report, UNM is ranked 28th, up from a 93rd position in the Institute’s original report published in 2006. Read More ...

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U.S. Patent issued to Osiński et al. for "Halide-based scintillator nanomaterial"
May 10, 2017
U.S. Patent No. 9,644,141 was issued on May 9, 2017 to Marek Osiński, PI, ECE and CHTM Professor, and Co-PIs including Gennady Smolyakov, ECE and CHTM Research Associate Professor. Read More ...

In the Know

UNM announces search for Director of the Center for High Technology Materials

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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.


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