December 2021

November 2021

November 2, 2021
Potential Senior Seminar speaker University of New Mexico Professor C. Jeffrey Brinker has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. He was among 120 members elected in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Read more about the UNM story here.

October 2021

October 6, 2021
Congratulations to Nancy Bunt!  Nancy Bunt, Commercial Director for Refractories was nominated for one of the Commercial Woman 2021 awards from L’Usine Nouvelle, the well-regarded French media covering industrial related topics.  Each year, the magazine selects 11 women to recognize, one in each of 10 categories and also an overall Woman of the Year.  The competition is open to all companies in the industrial sector located in France. 

August 2021

August 24, 2021
On August 25, 2021, Gaurav Jain will be honored by induction into the Bakken Society. The Bakken Society is an honorary society that recognizes employees of Medtronic for their outstanding contributions to Medtronic’s technical or scientific progress. Membership in the Bakken Society is Medtronic’s highest honor for technical contributions. The Society is named after Earl E. Bakken, Founder and Director Emeritus of Medtronic and charter member of the Society.

July 2021

July 22, 2021
The Army Research Office (ARO) has selected Ryan Sills for its prestigious 2021 Young Investigator Program (YIP). His award will support the development of a new theory for the deformation of metals.

June 2021

June 16, 2021

May 2021

May 19, 2021
Professor Goel, who is known for his pioneering research in glass science and technology, was awarded the Zachariasen Award by the Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. Congratulations Prof. Goel! Well  deserved. We wish you continuing success.
May 5, 2021
The Distinguished Lecturer Program is an important mission of the IEEE-Ultrasonic Ferroelectric and Frequency Control Society. The Distinguished Lecturers (DL) are chosen each year by the AdCom of the Society and serve an 18-month period. The Distinguished Lecturer (DL) is selected not only because of the distinguished professional status and illustrious contributions to a field, but also because of his or her broad knowledge in the field.
May 2, 2021
Prof. Akdoğan, who is a teaching powerhouse for the MSE department and the SOE, was voted Professor of the Year in Materials Science & Engineering for Academic Year  2020-21 by the students’ Engineering Governing Council (EGC). The award presentation was made on 2 May 2021 via Rutgers Zoom. The citation reads "He is very hard working, intelligent, and inspirational as an educator who wants to teach you as much as possible. His teaching practices allow you to work hard without too much stress."