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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:
Betty Karlsson
Director of Development
UNM School of Engineering
CEC 3071
MSC01 1140
Albuquerque, NM 87131
Tel: 505-277-0230
Fax: 505-277-1422


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 Spotlight:
  • Congratulations to CHTM's Manager of Administrative Operations Joel Straquadine, for receiving a School of Engineering Outstanding Staff Award. Joel and other SoE award recipients will be honored at the 2015 SOE Awards Event on Friday, May 1st starting at 10am.
  • Patent 8,980,730 B1 (March 17, 2015) has been issued for Selective Nanoscale Growth of Lattice Mismatched Materials
  • CHTM Goes Green! Since the decision in Spring 2014 by CHTM administration to reduce the Center's energy consumption, huge gains have been made, due primarily to replacement of building controls and installation of more energy efficient lighting. For more info, click here, and also read the UNM news release.
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  • Professor Daniel Feezell has received a half million dollar National Science Foundation (NSF) grant with the objective of demonstrating the first short-wavelength vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) arrays with stable and predictable light polarization. Read the UNM School of Engineering news announcement.
CHTM Calendar:
  • There will be an OSE seminar on Thursday, 23 Apr, at 11:00am in CHTM room 101. Leanne Henry of the Air Force Research Lab, will give a talk entitled Sodium Guidestar Laser Designs.

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