Event Category: Research

Team Research Symposium

Registration is now open for the 2nd annual UNM Team Research Symposium, presented by the Interdisciplinary Science Cooperative and UNM’s Grand Challenges. Faculty, students, alumni, and community partners are encouraged to join us for this special event dedicated to exchanging ideas and promoting more productive research teams.

An EPSCoR Retrospective

Author
William Michener

I will be retiring from EPSCoR and UNM on March 1st. Now is a good time to take a brief look back over the past roughly 15 years that I have served as Director of New Mexico EPSCoR and the 21 years that I have been at UNM. I joined UNM in 2000, the year that coincided with New Mexico officially becoming an EPSCoR state.

NM SMART Grid Center Project Highlights from Year 3

Every year the New Mexico SMART Grid Center submits three highlights from the previous project year to the National Science Foundation. This year's highlights recognize "DC Street" at NMSU, seed award results from NMT, and the Explora Science Communication Fellowship program. Below are overviews of what these outstanding project team members are working on - summarized in 250 words or less. 

IT'S GOOD TO BE DIRECT
Olga Lavrova, New Mexico State University

Seed Award Announcements: 2020 Awardee Report and 2021 Awardees

Author
Brittney Van Der Werff

We are excited to announce the 2021 Infrastructure Seed Award program awardees and share a report from 2020 award recipient Dr. Caitano da Silva. The Infrastructure Seed Award program is designed to support transformative research and capacity building across New Mexico’s higher education institutions in emerging smart grid areas (e.g., STEM, computer science, electrical and computer engineering, cyberinfrastructure, and workforce development).

NSF EPSCoR Research Fellowships: What You Need to Know.

Author
Brittney Van Der Werff

What is the goal?

To provide opportunities for non-tenured investigators to develop their individual research potential through extended collaborative visits to the nation’s premier private, governmental, or academic research centers. Investigators from research universities and primarily undergraduate institutions in EPSCoR states (including NM) are eligible to apply.

What’s new in 2021?

Opportunities to work with NASA research facilities in addition to research sites in disciplines traditionally funded by NSF.