Research https://www.nmepscor.org/news-categories/research en Eshani Hettiarachchi Published in Environmental Science & Technology Letters https://www.nmepscor.org/news/eshani-hettiarachchi-published-environmental-science-technology-letters <article data-history-node-id="1187" role="article" about="/news/eshani-hettiarachchi-published-environmental-science-technology-letters" class="nmepscor-blog is-promoted teaser clearfix"> <h2> <a href="/news/eshani-hettiarachchi-published-environmental-science-technology-letters" rel="bookmark"><span>Eshani Hettiarachchi Published in Environmental Science &amp; Technology Letters</span> </a> </h2> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-2 field--type-string field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--item">Natalie Rogers</div> </div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/news/eshani-hettiarachchi-published-environmental-science-technology-letters" rel="tag" title="Eshani Hettiarachchi Published in Environmental Science &amp; Technology Letters" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Eshani Hettiarachchi Published in Environmental Science &amp; Technology Letters</span></a></li></ul> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Eshani Hettiarachchi, New Mexico Tech graduate student and Uranium component team member for the <em>Energize New Mexico</em> grant, recently published her research on uranium-contaminated dust and its health implications in the American Chemical Society (ACS) journal, <em>Environmental Science &amp; Technology Letters</em>.</p></div> </div> </article> Tue, 18 Dec 2018 20:50:32 +0000 Natalie Rogers 1187 at https://www.nmepscor.org NM EPSCoR Researchers Pen Open Letter to the Next Governor New Mexico https://www.nmepscor.org/news/nm-epscor-researchers-pen-open-letter-next-governor-new-mexico <article data-history-node-id="1184" role="article" about="/news/nm-epscor-researchers-pen-open-letter-next-governor-new-mexico" class="nmepscor-blog is-promoted teaser clearfix"> <h2> <a href="/news/nm-epscor-researchers-pen-open-letter-next-governor-new-mexico" rel="bookmark"><span>NM EPSCoR Researchers Pen Open Letter to the Next Governor New Mexico </span> </a> </h2> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-2 field--type-string field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--item">Natalie Rogers</div> </div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/news/nm-epscor-researchers-pen-open-letter-next-governor-new-mexico" rel="tag" title="NM EPSCoR Researchers Pen Open Letter to the Next Governor New Mexico " hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about NM EPSCoR Researchers Pen Open Letter to the Next Governor New Mexico </span></a></li></ul> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Four research scientists, all of whom have been part of New Mexico EPSCoR projects in the past, penned an open letter to the next governor of New Mexico. Laura Crossey, Dan Cadol, Sam Fernald, and Cliff Dahm wrote about the importance of higher education research for the NM Political Report. The letter was published before the 2018 Midterm Elections on November 2nd.</p></div> </div> </article> Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:28:00 +0000 Natalie Rogers 1184 at https://www.nmepscor.org Another Successful NMAS Research Symposium in the Books! https://www.nmepscor.org/news/another-successful-nmas-research-symposium-books <article data-history-node-id="1185" role="article" about="/news/another-successful-nmas-research-symposium-books" class="nmepscor-blog is-promoted teaser clearfix"> <h2> <a href="/news/another-successful-nmas-research-symposium-books" rel="bookmark"><span>Another Successful NMAS Research Symposium in the Books!</span> </a> </h2> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-2 field--type-string field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--item">Natalie Rogers</div> </div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/news/another-successful-nmas-research-symposium-books" rel="tag" title="Another Successful NMAS Research Symposium in the Books!" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Another Successful NMAS Research Symposium in the Books!</span></a></li></ul> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Continuing a tradition of collaboration and research excellence, our 6th Annual Research Symposium was a success! Sponsored by the New Mexico Academy of Science (NMAS), NM EPSCoR, the American Chemical Society, UNM Center for Water and the Environment, and the New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation (NM AMP), the Symposium took place at the Sheraton Airport in Albuquerque on Saturday, October 28th. With over 110 attendees, 40 posters, and 25 presentations, the day was filled with networking and topics spanning several STEM fields.</p></div> </div> </article> Wed, 07 Nov 2018 19:06:13 +0000 Natalie Rogers 1185 at https://www.nmepscor.org New Mexico Receives NSF EPSCoR Grant for NM SMART Grid Center https://www.nmepscor.org/news/new-mexico-receives-nsf-epscor-grant-nm-smart-grid-center <article data-history-node-id="1131" role="article" about="/news/new-mexico-receives-nsf-epscor-grant-nm-smart-grid-center" class="nmepscor-blog teaser clearfix"> <h2> <a href="/news/new-mexico-receives-nsf-epscor-grant-nm-smart-grid-center" rel="bookmark"><span>New Mexico Receives NSF EPSCoR Grant for NM SMART Grid Center </span> </a> </h2> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-2 field--type-string field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--item">Natalie Rogers</div> </div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/news/new-mexico-receives-nsf-epscor-grant-nm-smart-grid-center" rel="tag" title="New Mexico Receives NSF EPSCoR Grant for NM SMART Grid Center " hreflang="und">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about New Mexico Receives NSF EPSCoR Grant for NM SMART Grid Center </span></a></li></ul> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">The five-year, $20 million grant will highlight statewide research collaboration among higher education institutions, national laboratories, and industry.</div> </div> </article> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:59:19 +0000 Natalie Rogers 1131 at https://www.nmepscor.org Externship Report: Hanqing Pan https://www.nmepscor.org/news/externship-report-hanqing-pan <article data-history-node-id="1069" role="article" about="/news/externship-report-hanqing-pan" class="nmepscor-blog teaser clearfix"> <h2> <a href="/news/externship-report-hanqing-pan" rel="bookmark"><span>Externship Report: Hanqing Pan</span> </a> </h2> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-2 field--type-string field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--item">Hanqing Pan</div> </div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/news/externship-report-hanqing-pan" rel="tag" title="Externship Report: Hanqing Pan" hreflang="und">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Externship Report: Hanqing Pan</span></a></li></ul> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">The Externship Program is a research exchange program that allows New Mexico graduate students (with an existing assistantship) to spend a semester or summer doing research at a partnering New Mexico university or research facility. This report is from New Mexico Tech student Hanqing Pan about her externship at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, CO. </div> </div> </article> Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:48:55 +0000 Natalie Rogers 1069 at https://www.nmepscor.org Hanson & Timlin Receive $40M Grant for Bio-Based Research https://www.nmepscor.org/news/hanson-timlin-receive-40m-grant-bio-based-research <article data-history-node-id="1071" role="article" about="/news/hanson-timlin-receive-40m-grant-bio-based-research" class="nmepscor-blog teaser clearfix"> <h2> <a href="/news/hanson-timlin-receive-40m-grant-bio-based-research" rel="bookmark"><span>Hanson &amp; Timlin Receive $40M Grant for Bio-Based Research</span> </a> </h2> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-2 field--type-string field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--item">Natalie Rogers</div> </div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/news/hanson-timlin-receive-40m-grant-bio-based-research" rel="tag" title="Hanson &amp; Timlin Receive $40M Grant for Bio-Based Research" hreflang="und">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Hanson &amp; Timlin Receive $40M Grant for Bio-Based Research</span></a></li></ul> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Bioalgal Team co-lead David Hanson (UNM) and Team member Jerilyn Timlin (SNL) recently received a grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) for a new initiative to advance fundamental bioenergy science. Their project, "Hyperspectral Light Sheet Raman Imaging of Leaf Metabolism," is lead by P.I. and UNM Physics professor Keith Lidke, and will build on research, infrastructure, and relationships established through the NM EPSCoR Energize New Mexico grant. </div> </div> </article> Fri, 29 Jun 2018 06:00:00 +0000 Natalie Rogers 1071 at https://www.nmepscor.org New Mexicans Weigh In on the State’s Energy Future https://www.nmepscor.org/news/new-mexicans-weigh-states-energy-future <article data-history-node-id="1066" role="article" about="/news/new-mexicans-weigh-states-energy-future" class="nmepscor-blog teaser clearfix"> <h2> <a href="/news/new-mexicans-weigh-states-energy-future" rel="bookmark"><span>New Mexicans Weigh In on the State’s Energy Future</span> </a> </h2> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-2 field--type-string field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--item">Natalie Rogers</div> </div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/news/new-mexicans-weigh-states-energy-future" rel="tag" title="New Mexicans Weigh In on the State’s Energy Future" hreflang="und">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about New Mexicans Weigh In on the State’s Energy Future</span></a></li></ul> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">NM EPSCoR researchers Dr. Janie Chermak and Dr. Jennifer Thacher of UNM’s Department of Economics, assisted by PhD student Kara Walter, polled nearly 2,000 New Mexico residents on their opinions about energy sources, environmental policy, and the state’s energy future. The survey included questions about preferences regarding energy sources, such as renewable sources and extraction methods, as well as environmental and economic concerns.</div> </div> </article> Fri, 18 May 2018 20:31:25 +0000 Natalie Rogers 1066 at https://www.nmepscor.org A Reflection on STEMAP https://www.nmepscor.org/news/reflection-stemap <article data-history-node-id="1065" role="article" about="/news/reflection-stemap" class="nmepscor-blog teaser clearfix"> <h2> <a href="/news/reflection-stemap" rel="bookmark"><span>A Reflection on STEMAP</span> </a> </h2> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-2 field--type-string field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--item">Chelsea Chee</div> </div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/news/reflection-stemap" rel="tag" title="A Reflection on STEMAP" hreflang="und">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about A Reflection on STEMAP</span></a></li></ul> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">When I first started with NM EPSCoR in 2013, one of my major tasks was to recruit students for our undergraduate research program, the STEM Advancement Program (STEMAP). Three and a half years later, I had traveled over 5,000 miles to visit 22 of 25 primarily undergraduate institutions (open to see the map). Those miles traveled and campuses visited resulted in 200 students applying for STEMAP from 2014 to 2017. </div> </div> </article> Tue, 08 May 2018 17:17:56 +0000 Natalie Rogers 1065 at https://www.nmepscor.org Announcing the 2018 NM EPSCoR Mentoring Award Recipients! https://www.nmepscor.org/news/announcing-2018-nm-epscor-mentoring-award-recipients <article data-history-node-id="1064" role="article" about="/news/announcing-2018-nm-epscor-mentoring-award-recipients" class="nmepscor-blog teaser clearfix"> <h2> <a href="/news/announcing-2018-nm-epscor-mentoring-award-recipients" rel="bookmark"><span>Announcing the 2018 NM EPSCoR Mentoring Award Recipients!</span> </a> </h2> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-2 field--type-string field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--item">Natalie Rogers</div> </div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/news/announcing-2018-nm-epscor-mentoring-award-recipients" rel="tag" title="Announcing the 2018 NM EPSCoR Mentoring Award Recipients!" hreflang="und">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Announcing the 2018 NM EPSCoR Mentoring Award Recipients!</span></a></li></ul> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">We are proud to announce this year's recipients of the NM EPSCoR Mentoring Award: Catherine Brewer, Assistant Professor at New Mexico State University; Marty Kirk, Distinguished Professor at the University of New Mexico; and Juchao Yan, Professor at Eastern New Mexico University. Mentors are able to create a professional and social relationship with students that encourage them to take the next step in their careers through listening, advising, supporting, providing feedback, increasing students’ networks, and solving problems, to name a few roles and characteristics. Click to learn more about these outstanding mentors. </div> </div> </article> Wed, 02 May 2018 17:39:48 +0000 Natalie Rogers 1064 at https://www.nmepscor.org Reuse of Produced Water Offers Energy Savings https://www.nmepscor.org/news/reuse-produced-water-offers-energy-savings <article data-history-node-id="1060" role="article" about="/news/reuse-produced-water-offers-energy-savings" class="nmepscor-blog teaser clearfix"> <h2> <a href="/news/reuse-produced-water-offers-energy-savings" rel="bookmark"><span>Reuse of Produced Water Offers Energy Savings</span> </a> </h2> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-2 field--type-string field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--item">Natalie Rogers</div> </div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/news/reuse-produced-water-offers-energy-savings" rel="tag" title="Reuse of Produced Water Offers Energy Savings" hreflang="und">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Reuse of Produced Water Offers Energy Savings</span></a></li></ul> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>New Mexico depends heavily on revenue generated by oil and gas extraction throughout the state, but significant environmental concerns remain about extraction and production, especially with regards to water use. Oil and gas production generates billions of gallons of what is referred to as "produced water", much of it with very high concentrations of dissolved solids, and much of it originates as fresh groundwater, a precious commodity in the desert southwest.</p></div> </div> </article> Thu, 05 Apr 2018 19:57:56 +0000 Natalie Rogers 1060 at https://www.nmepscor.org